Master of Arts in Human Services

Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling

Today you have the opportunity to make an important decision that could significantly expand your career options and your ability to impact the lives of others through an exciting career in human services. By choosing to earn your Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling through Liberty University Online, you can set that opportunity in motion.

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling program is designed for busy professionals, like you, who want to apply insight, gained through the study of human behavior, in their workplace in order to better impact the culture and improve the well-being of those whom they lead and serve. This program is specifically geared toward individuals who desire to attain a master’s degree to further their career but do not wish to seek licensure leading to professional counseling. The program is grounded in a core of specialized courses offered through Liberty’s Center for Counseling and Family Studies. Specializations are comprised of an eclectic mix of graduate coursework from a variety of disciplines to supply the values, knowledge, and skills needed for effective work in the vast field of human services.

M.A. in Human Services Counseling students must choose a specialization. Specialization courses may be completed 100% online and some courses may be offered as on-campus intensives. Specializations are also offered through the residential program.


Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Mary Pangle is a nationally certified counselor who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Liberty University Online’s graduate counseling program.

Visit Dr. Pangle's faculty bio page.


Quick Facts

2015-2016 Tuition

  • $540 per credit hour (based on full-time enrollment)
  • $25 intensive fee


Program Delivery Format

Credit Hours

  • 30 total hours
  • Up to 6 credit hours may be transferred in from an un-conferred master's degree

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