Master Of Arts In Human Services Counseling

Expand Your Career Opportunities and Sphere of Influence with Our Human Services Counseling Degree

Are you looking to take your current profession to the next level, or even expand your career aspirations altogether? A human services counseling master’s degree from Liberty University can help you land your dream job. Whether you are a pastor, human resource director, teacher, or law enforcement officer, our degrees are designed to support your individual goals.

Students in our human services counseling program are often looking for specific career advancement. This degree does not offer initial licensure, although there are various certifications that you can work towards. Overall, this degree is a great fit if you desire to make a bigger impact in your current situation.

Partner your career aspirations with Liberty’s master’s in human services counseling to open up a new world of opportunities, both professionally and spiritually. Let us train you as a Champion for Christ, so you can go out and change lives!

Why Choose Liberty’s M.A. in Human Services Counseling Degree?

Let us help you take the next step in your career or land the job you’ve always wanted to have. Our master’s degree in human services counseling is designed to enhance your training, skills, and knowledge while allowing you to implement important counseling principles.

One of the best things about our human services degrees is that they are only 30 credits long so you can earn a master’s degree in as little as one year! Get your degree faster so you can get to work. We want to equip you to make a difference in the lives of countless children, families, churches, and businesses.

Our human services counseling faculty love teaching their students and are excited for any opportunity to mentor and guide them through their academic journey. At Liberty, we believe spiritual mentorship is as vital as academic mentorship. Let us help you integrate the Christian faith into your career because you deserve a master’s degree that prepares you to change lives.

What Will You Learn in Our Human Services Counseling Master’s Degrees?

You will learn from professors with years of experience and advanced degrees in the human services field. Our degree programs focus on curriculum that partner counseling principles with your specific career focus. We currently offer specializations in business, Christian ministries, executive leadership, health and wellness, and marriage and family. Find the one that fits your professional goals best!

The core courses in our human services counseling degrees examine how humans develop from conception to adulthood, as well as the impact of multicultural issues in the workplace. Additionally, you will learn how to integrate your faith into counseling and with various types of group dynamics.

Check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

HSCO 500 – Introduction to Human Services Counseling

HSCO 502 – Human Growth and Development

HSCO 506 – Integration of Spirituality and Counseling

HSCO 511 – Group Dynamics

Degree Information
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Master’s in Human Services Counseling Degree

  • You will have opportunities to earn several certificates from the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), such as Crisis Response, Life Coaching, and Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts (SYBMIS).
  • Our AACC student chapter provides the chance 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 human services counseling profession.
  • Our program is designed for professionals from all walks of life, not just to help you with career advancement, but help you impact the world and the well-being of others in the spirit of Christian services.

Human Services Counseling Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Human Services Counseling Graduates

  • Behavioral Management Aide
  • Career Counselor
  • Case Manager
  • Child Advocate
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Christian Counselor
  • Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • Community and Social Service Specialist
  • Crisis Intervention Counselor
  • Dietary Counseling
  • Disaster Relief Counselor
  • Domestic Violence Counselor
  • Family Services Specialist
  • Human Services Coordinator
  • Juvenile Court Counselor
  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Mental Health Specialist
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Social Services Director
  • Sports Counselor
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Victim/Witness Advocate

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 graduation application through their ASIST account


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