School Of Behavioral Sciences Master's Degrees

Pursue a Future in Higher Education, Clinical Counseling, and More with Liberty!

Are you excited to continue your studies with a graduate degree program? Do you want to seek career advancement, licensure, or a path to future doctoral studies? Whatever your reason is for furthering your education, we want to help.

All of our behavioral sciences master’s degrees are designed to meet the needs of the respective fields. Become a licensed counselor* in a mental health private practice with our clinical mental health counseling degree. Pursue a career as a researcher or professor with our Master of Science in Psychology.

Looking for a master’s degree but don’t need licensure or certification? We have degrees for that too. Our programs in pastoral counseling and general psychology can be completed in as little as 2 years – faster than the average licensure program.

Partner your aspirations and passions with our level of academic excellence and mission to Train Champions for Christ. Choose Liberty and find the perfect graduate program for your goals!

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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*Individual state licensure requirements may vary, please verify licensure requirements for the state in which you reside.


Available Degree Programs

Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.)

Marriage and Family Counseling (M.A.)

Pastoral Counseling (M.A.)

Psychology (M.S.)

Social Work (M.S.W.)

Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s Degrees in the School of Behavioral Sciences?

From taking the GRE to finding a major that fits your goals perfectly, pursuing a master’s degree can be overwhelming. Let us help. At Liberty, we offer a variety of graduate programs in behavioral sciences, from clinical licensure tracks to doctoral preparation, and a handful of these degrees require just an application to get started, no testing required! It’s time to take your career to the next level. Why wait?

We want to make it easier for you to land your dream job. Our degrees are created around real-world applications taught by professors with years of field experience. You can trust that you are getting a degree that will equip you for the highest caliber in both clinical and non-clinical occupations, as well as for your future academic endeavors.

Study with us residentially to receive more benefits! Some of the major highlights you will experience include the following:

  • Many of our master’s degrees can be completed in as little as one year.
  • Our AACC student chapter provides the chance for students like you to grow professionally and spiritually as you network and interact with successful counseling professionals.
  • Learn how to conduct research and generate reports appropriate for your future behavioral science-related profession.
  • Our student to professor ratio for residential graduate students is 6:1! Our faculty care deeply for their students, praying for, and with them throughout their academic journey.
  • Our programs are designed for professionals from all walks of life, not just to help you with career advancement but to help you impact the world and the well-being of others in the spirit of Christian service.

School of Behavioral Sciences Master’s Degree Information

  • Residential
  • 30-60 total hours depending on specific degree
  • Transfer up to 50% of your credits
  • View our course catalog

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents* and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account

*Some degrees may have additional requirements. Review the specific degree page for more information.