Minor in Christian Counseling Healing Hearts, Guiding Souls: Empower Others with Liberty’s Minor in Christian Counseling


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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

No matter what bachelor’s degree you pursue, Liberty’s Minor in Christian Counseling online can equip you with a better understanding of human behavior, personality types, relationships, and human development. This is no ordinary minor in counseling — but a Christ-centered collection of courses that teach counseling from a Biblical worldview.

Courses in the Minor in Christian Counseling online focus on meeting the needs of a hurting world by equipping you to provide biblical guidance to individuals in need. Through this minor’s courses, you can gain an overview of practical biblical counseling models as well as the skills needed to approach issues like crisis care, life transitions, and spiritual warfare. Our professors will introduce you to psychological theories and show you how to integrate those theories with biblical truth.

Liberty’s Minor in Christian Counseling online pairs well with our Bachelor of Science in Psychology online degree program, but can be completed with any major. For example: if you’re a Christian ministry major who is passionate about helping individuals, families, and groups through challenging times, the Christian counseling minor offers you the opportunity to develop skills that can serve you well as you seek a career in ministry.

Whether you’re interested in pursuing a counseling profession or not, our online Minor in Christian Counseling can help equip you with valuable life and people skills that can serve you throughout your entire life.

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  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty, all of your classes will be taught by Christian professors from a biblical worldview. To our professors, teaching isn’t just a job — it is a valuable opportunity for them to share the expertise they have gained through years of real-world experience.

Our professors will also minister to you and encourage you in your faith, which is especially important in Christian counseling. Additionally, our Minor in Christian Counseling is available 100% online, so you will have the flexibility to complete these courses from the comfort of your own home and around your schedule.

Our online Minor in Christian Counseling may also be a great fit for you if you are interested in pursuing counseling-focused graduate studies upon completion of your undergraduate degree. The field of counseling often requires at least a master’s degree to become a licensed professional counselor, and our Christian counseling minor can help prepare you for advanced studies in counseling.

In addition, you can receive a certificate of completion through the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) for each course you complete in the Christian counseling minor. These certificates provide a supplemental record of eligible courses you complete. For more information, request information or contact academic advising today!

Our Minor in Christian Counseling can help you develop deeper levels of personal awareness and empathy. We didn’t just design our Minor in Christian Counseling for you to use on a résumé. At Liberty, we have a sincere interest in who you are and who you hope to become. We see this minor as a valuable opportunity for you to learn useful skills, and we encourage you to consider adding it to your studies.

Throughout this minor, you can gain a better understanding of how important compassion and empathy are in your career — no matter what industry you enter. The counseling, ministry, and life skills that you can acquire through our Christian counseling online minor make this program a strong addition to any degree.

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  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

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