Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Liberty University

Program Details

You understand that mental illness fractures lives, and you have a passion to help the broken find wholeness. With Liberty’s new online CACREP-accredited master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, you can take the next step toward your goal of being a licensed professional counselor (LPC) from anywhere!

Liberty University focuses on clinical excellence while remaining distinctly Christian. Learn from the sharpest minds in both the secular and Christian mental health fields while taking advantage of opportunities to practice your specialty both locally and internationally.

The Professional Counseling degree program is designed to help strengthen the knowledge and expertise required for state licensure and national certification. The program’s courses will deliver instruction using both biblical and moral perspectives in order to teach students the values and responsibilities needed for effective counseling practice. Students within the program will be required to complete an internship as well as a practicum to graduate. Graduates of the program may find careers within settings such as businesses, hospitals, government agencies, and mental health organizations.


This degree requires two on-campus intensives.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2.7 or above cumulative GPA
  • College transcripts
  • Two recommendations
  • Personal statement
  • Agreement to mission statement and diversity statement
  • English proficiency

Special Accreditation

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

School Accreditation Statement

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