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MA Human Services Life Coaching Online
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Oct 22, 2018
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Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Learn How to be a Mentor to Others with a Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling – Life Coaching Online Degree

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling – Life Coaching online degree program is designed for human services professionals who need additional, graduate-level training for advancement or new opportunities, and students who are just entering the human services and mental health support field. The online Masters in Human Services Counseling program does not require any on-campus visits and has no thesis requirement so that you can fit the flexible online courses into your busy schedule.

As a Christian college, Liberty University is invested in training human services professionals who can apply the best available scientific research and clinical tools to their practice with a biblical worldview. As such, the online Masters in Human Services Counseling will equip you to serve better your clients who struggle with the basic challenges of life by addressing their social, psychological, and spiritual needs.

The Life Coaching area of study for the online Masters in Human Services Counseling degree program will provide additional customizable life coach training to help you learn how to guide clients to their professional, financial, and relational goals. If you want to help people achieve their dreams with life coach training, based on a biblical worldview, the Life Coaching area of study will give you all of the tools you will need. 


Why Choose Liberty’s Online Masters in Human Services Counseling – Life Coaching?

Do you have a passion for studying the human mind and for finding the best way to help people improve their lives by changing their behavior? With the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling, you can embark on the fascinating study of human behavior and psychology while applying this knowledge to help solve specific, real-world problems in the counseling and mental health field. The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling provides a balance of field-tested practice and cutting-edge research in behavioral sciences so that you can be confident that your approach to treatment will be backed by solid scientific study while still maintaining a biblical worldview in ethics and practice.

What is Life Coaching?

Life coaches help their clients create responsible goals and work through practical steps to achieve them. These goals may be financial, relational, or professional. The practice of life coaching revolves around maintaining a positive attitude and building confidence through short-term goals that lead to long-term success.

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What are the Benefits of Attending Liberty’s Human Services Degree Online?

  • Complete your coursework on a schedule that fits your life with Liberty University’s award-winning online learning environment.
  • Study a balanced perspective on the theological principles that underlie psychology, giving you effective addiction counseling technique with a firm biblical worldview.
  • Be mentored by professors with real-world experience in human services and counseling while you explore the cutting-edge scholarship and methods for addiction recovery care.

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What Will You Learn in the Masters in Human Services Online Degree?

The core content of the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling degree provides a balanced overview of important theories in psychology while applying this knowledge to specific, real-world counseling practices. Students in the online Masters in Human Services Counseling will study the development of the human mind from childhood to adulthood and how multicultural issues affect counseling in individual and group settings. As a Christian college, Liberty bases this study of human thought and behavior in a Christian worldview and demonstrates how these science and evidence-based practices are informed by Biblical principles.

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*Please note that the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling is not designed to fulfill all clinical counseling requirements. You can view Liberty University’s licensure-track Master of Arts in Professional Counseling below for more information about counseling licensure.

 

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times

Potential Career Options for Graduates of the Online Masters in Human Services Counseling – Life Coaching

Graduates of the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling will give students the mental health support and counseling skills that will make them useful in private, public, and nonprofit human services settings such as Christian counseling ministry, community service agencies, group homes, outreach services, in-home mental health support services, and other types of casework and support settings where counseling skills are needed. Graduates of the Life Coaching area of study will have enhanced, graduate-level life coach training that may open life coaching ministry and private non-licensure opportunities.

  • Business Consultant
  • Financial Health Consultant
  • Life Coach
  • Non-Licensed Counselor
  • Professional Development Coach

Human Services Counseling Online Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Students can complete the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling – Life Coaching degree in as little as one year.

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Admission Requirements for Our Online MA in Human Services Counseling 

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts and submit a transcript request form.**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first. 

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