Liberty University

Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling

Address:

1971 University Blvd

Lynchburg, VA 24515

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Residential Program

Be prepared to serve in non-clinical counseling opportunities through church or other ministry settings. The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling degree from the School of Behavioral Sciences will equip you with a strong understanding of biblical counseling principles and strategies that will help you meet the needs of others.

  • 36 hour graduate program
  • Residential and online formats

Academic Information

Cognates

  • Addictions & Recovery - Online
  • Community Chaplaincy - Online
  • Crisis Response & Trauma - Residential & Online
  • Discipleship & Church Ministry - Residential & Online
  • Leadership - Residential & Online
  • Life Coaching - Online
  • Marriage & Family - Residential & Online
  • Military Resilience - Online
  • Pastoral Counseling - Residential & Online
  • Theology - Residential & Online

Because course offerings can change semester to semester, check the course catalog when registering to determine what courses are only offered in the online format.

Courses

Sampling of program courses:

  • PACO 509 Spiritual Formation in Pastoral Counseling – Intensive course
  • PACO 604 Crisis Intervention in Pastoral Counseling
  • PACO 615 Marriage and Family Counseling
  • PACO 617 Theories and Techniques in Pastoral Counseling – Intensive course

Career Opportunities

  • Local churches
  • Ministry-based organizations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Agencies
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