Education Specialist in Community Care & Counseling / Traumatology
Liberty University

Program Details

Liberty University’s 100% online Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology is designed to help equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to serve victims of trauma with empathy, grace, and professionalism. This program is offered in 8-week sections with no set login times and no required intensives – giving students the flexibility to confidently pursue their degree while remaining committed to their jobs, families, and communities. Students interested in Liberty’s Ed.S. in Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology could come from a variety of backgrounds, though many are likely mental health professionals with experience in the field who would like to earn a career-enhancing, doctoral-level credential. This degree program applies primarily to helping professions, such as human services and counseling. Students may use Liberty’s Ed.S. in traumatology to pursue careers as church counselors, educators, group therapists, mental health counselors, and trauma therapists – though students should be aware that several counseling-related careers may require licensure, and Liberty’s Ed.S. in Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology is a non-licensure program.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

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)