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Associate of Arts in Psychology / Christian Counseling

Program Details

Liberty University offers an Associate of Arts in Psychology degree program that is designed to improve the student’s understanding of the theory and practical application of psychology. The program’s courses will cover topics such as modern psychology research, psychological similarities found amongst all human beings, and the benefits of an ethical practice in psychology. In addition, students will begin to evaluate how beliefs and experiences are shaped by an individual’s gender, socio-economic class, and ethnicity.

In an effort to prepare students for future psychology careers, Liberty University’s Department of Psychology provides a variety of academic resources for student use. Students may join the psychology club, PsyComm, for supplemental help from instructors and students regarding the field of psychology. Each student is also required to complete Psychology Department Activities. This university provides activities that offer real-world field experience for students that are enrolled within a psychology program.

The Associate of Arts in Psychology program allows students to specialize their course of study in Christian counseling. All of the program’s subject matter is delivered using both moral and biblical perspectives to help prepare students for future careers. If a student would like to advance their education, Liberty University provides the opportunity for students to transition to a bachelor’s degree.


  • Official high school and college transcripts (if applicable)
  • 2.0 or higher cumulative combined GPA from all accredited colleges attended or high school

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.


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