Education Specialist in Community Care & Counseling / Marriage & Family Counseling
Liberty University

Program Details

With Liberty University’s 100% online Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Community Care and Counseling – Marriage and Family Counseling, students can learn how to help families and couples work through various challenges and grow closer together. Throughout this program, students can develop the knowledge needed to excel as educators, administrators, and researchers in the helping professions. The Ed.S. in Community Care and Counseling – Marriage and Family Counseling is a great option for licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, and clinical social workers who are looking to strengthen their skills or pursue new job opportunities. Additionally, those who currently work in non-licensure counseling settings can benefit from this degree and learn how to better serve their clients. Students in this program will learn about advanced marriage and family counseling techniques that are informed by Christian leadership, biblical principles, and empirical research. Other topics of study include applied counseling theories, group counseling, and research methods. By exploring the unique dynamics of marriage and family relationships, students can become equipped to help families navigate life together. Upon graduation, students can pursue roles as marriage and family counselors, non-licensed counselors, nonprofit administrators, researchers, and university professors.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)