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Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling - Professional Counseling

Liberty University



With Liberty University's online Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling - Professional Counseling degree program, students are able to work with a number of experts from the comfort of their own home or office to develop the skills and understanding that is needed for succeeding as a professional counselor.

This online degree in counseling will equip its students with the knowledge that is needed for working in either private or public practice, as well as providing the necessary qualification to teach at the university level.

Offering students in courses that specialize in biblical principles that will supply the values, knowledge and skills needed for effectively work as a professional counselor.

Ideal for those individuals who have a master's degree in the field of counseling or a seminary degree, this online PhD in Professional Counseling offers student a number of courses that focus on topics, such as:

  • Philosophy & Religion of the Helping Professions
  • Applied Counseling Theories
  • Issues in Integration
  • Advanced Research Design
  • Intermediate Statistics & Quantitative Research
  • Advanced Group Counseling
  • Family Development
  • Spirituality and Identity
  • Personality Testing
  • Advanced Psychopathology and Its Treatment

Students in this online counseling degree program includes intensives, internships and a flexible practicum, providing experience in the academic teaching field and preparing students for work in their particular area of interest.

As the world's largest evangelical university, Liberty University incorporates core Christian values into all of their degree offerings in order to provide all students a thorough academic and spiritually enriching program of study.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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