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Bachelor of Science in Religion / Christian Counseling

Program Details

Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Religion — Christian Counseling equips students to meet the growing need for trained counselors who can offer the highest-quality care from a Christian perspective. Students are introduced to the issues facing today's patient and the biblical basis for counseling as a ministry.

Graduates of this program are prepared for a wide range of positions in the counseling field, as well as advanced studies at the graduate or divinity level through a number of online master's degree programs offered by Liberty.

Career opportunities include:

  • Non-licensed Christian counselor
  • Administration
  • Lay ministry Christian counseling
  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Community Relations
  • Counseling
  • Mental Health Services

Requirements

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.

Disclosure

Liberty University does not engage in unlawful discrimination or harassment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, national origin, pregnancy or childbirth, disability or military veteran status in its educational programs and activities. Liberty University maintains its Christian character and reserves its right to discriminate on the basis of religion to the extent that applicable law respects its right to act in furtherance of its religious objectives. The following persons have been designated to coordinate Liberty University’s compliance with certain anti-discrimination laws: Coordinator of LU Online Disability Academic Support at (434) 592-5417 or luoodas@liberty.edu; Director of Disability Academic Support (Residential) at (434) 582-2159 or odas@liberty.edu; Title IX Coordinator at (434) 582-8948 or TitleIX@liberty.edu. Visit for Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.