Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Psychological Studies / Pastoral Counseling
Regent University

Program Details

Offered 100% online, Regent University’s PhD in Counseling and Psychological Studies has a concentration in Pastoral Counseling. If you do not require professional accreditation within your organization, you can advance your work, impact your community, and counsel others with the knowledge and skills you gain from this program.  Regent’s Pastoral Counseling concentration will enable you to impact others in various settings.  You can learn to apply theology and scripture to areas such as substance abuse, crisis, marriage and family counseling.  Sample courses within this curriculum include:

  • Issues in pastoral counseling
  • Marriage and relationship counseling
  • Qualitative research methodologies
  • Appraisal and psychometrics

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Regent University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV