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Graduate Certificate in Military Resilience

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Military Resilience degree program at Liberty University is designed for students that have interest in helping those that are currently serving or have previously served in the military. Students will be prepared to instruct techniques to help with the psychological, social, and spiritual needs of military service members. Students will also help military families by strengthening their knowledge within crisis response and family therapy. In addition, students will learn to assist transitions back to careers and communities.

To successfully earn the certificate, students must complete 18 credits hours within six required courses. Some of the required courses are Advance Resilience for Leaders & Caregivers, Advanced Military Mental & Behavior Health, and Military Career & Community Transition. Students may complete all of the programs courses entirely online. Each full-time credit for the 2013-2014 academic school year costed $490.

The courses will cover topics such as intervention models, critical incident stress, impacts of suffering, empirical research of resilience protocols, and pre-deployment preparation. Students may also gain experience in treating stresses in military families, evaluating Christian interventions for veteran transition back to careers, and assessing behavioral health issues.

Students must complete all of the courses through Liberty University with a grade of “C” or higher. The program requires students to also complete the program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Liberty University also provides a number of different academic resources for students within the program. Students may use Liberty Online Communities, the online library, academic advisors and the Online Writing Center.

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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