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Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".

Courses in the social sciences prepare students to engage within human society. Through courses such as economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, history, and psychology, students may gain a better understanding of how the world around them works.

Distance learning is a method of delivering education to students who are not physically present on campus. Various studies have shown that distance learning programmes can be as efficient and effective as conventional classroom programmes sometimes even better!

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Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies (ICS)

Columbia International University Online
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Columbia

The M.A. in Intercultural Studies prepares you for life, work, and ministry in an ever-changing, culturally diverse world. [+]

The M.A. in Intercultural Studies prepares you for life, work, and ministry in an ever-changing, culturally diverse world. The program provides you with a focused knowledge of the tools and techniques needed to study cultures other than your own. Students will engage in research and analysis that is informed by those disciplines and contributes to the ministry of those engaged in work among ethnic and cultural groups. This degree is offered in two different formats: Program 1 for college graduates with no previous studies in Bible or theology, and Program 2 for college graduates who have at least 15 semester hours of Bible, theology, or Church history.

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Theology

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling – Theology online program will give you an overview of counseling from a biblical worldview. [+]

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling – Theology online program will give you an overview of counseling from a biblical worldview. Through this program, you will attain the knowledge and skills needed to counsel individuals in various ministry settings. You will learn about systematic theology, ethics within Christian ministry, and how to integrate theological studies with psychology to provide compassionate pastoral counseling.

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling – Pastoral Counseling online program will equip you to counsel from a biblical worldview. You will learn principles of psychology, theology, gerontology, healthy sexuality, and counseling. Through this program, you will be prepared for a career as a nonlicensed counselor within a church setting. [+]

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling – Pastoral Counseling online program will equip you to counsel from a biblical worldview. You will learn principles of psychology, theology, gerontology, healthy sexuality, and counseling. Through this program, you will be prepared for a career as a nonlicensed counselor within a church setting.

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Military Resilience

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling – Military Resilience will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to come alongside military service members and their families as you minister to avoid in that community. [+]

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling – Military Resilience will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to come alongside military service members and their families as you minister to avoid in that community. Course materials focus on developing skills to educate service members, their spouses, pastors, and friends about the mental, physical, social, and spiritual needs associated with the hidden wounds of war.

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Marriage and Family

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Marriage and Family online program offered by Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences equips students with the knowledge and skills critical for effectively counseling families and individuals in a variety of church and parachurch settings. [+]

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Marriage and Family online program offered by Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences equips students with the knowledge and skills critical for effectively counseling families and individuals in a variety of church and parachurch settings.

Courses cover topics such as premarital, marital, and family counseling. Graduates of this program will be equipped to integrate a Christian worldview and commitment to biblical values within the counseling setting. This degree may assist students seeking professional licensure, although licensure requirements are not completely met through this program.

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Life Coaching

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Life Coaching online program offered by Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences provides students with a biblical foundation to counsel others. [+]

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Life Coaching online program offered by Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences provides students with a biblical foundation to counsel others.

Students in this program will learn to help individuals identify and achieve their personal and professional goals through financial life coaching, leadership and professional life assistance, health and wellness evaluation, and more.

Courses will immerse students in theoretical approaches to psychotherapy and will present counseling principles based on a Christian worldview. This degree may assist students seeking professional licensure, although licensure requirements are not completely met through this program.... [-]


Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Leadership

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Leadership online program from Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences provides students with practical tools to counsel those in Christian ministry. [+]

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Leadership online program from Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences provides students with practical tools to counsel those in Christian ministry. Topics covered in this program range from planning the mission, vision, and strategy of a church, to developing the biblical foundations of leadership. Students will also gain the knowledge essential for preventing ministry failure and burnout.

Graduates of this program are equipped to provide godly counsel and assist in conflict resolution. This degree may assist students seeking professional licensure, although it does not meet all licensure requirements.

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Discipleship and Church Ministry

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

The online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Discipleship and Church Ministry program offered by Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences prepares students to serve in the local church and other ministry settings as a non-licensed counselor. [+]

The online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Discipleship and Church Ministry program offered by Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences prepares students to serve in the local church and other ministry settings as a non-licensed counselor. Courses explore small group ministries, family discipleship, and church administration, as well as how to lead a healthy church.

Graduates from this program are prepared to serve in a number of positions, both in the church and with other Christian ministries. This degree may assist students seeking professional licensure; however, it does not meet all licensure requirements.

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Crisis Response and Trauma

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Crisis Response and Trauma online program from Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences equips students to meet the needs of individuals, organizations, and groups who have experienced a trauma, disaster, or other crisis. [+]

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Crisis Response and Trauma online program from Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences equips students to meet the needs of individuals, organizations, and groups who have experienced a trauma, disaster, or other crisis.

This program provides students with the skills to counsel individuals in a variety of situations-from post-traumatic stress disorder to natural or man-made disasters. They will also gain a solid understanding of the biblical principles crucial to establishing ethical strategies in crisis counseling. Graduates of this program will have greater knowledge of how crisis and trauma can shape a person’s ability to cope with life.... [-]


Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Addictions and Recovery

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling – Addictions and Recovery online program will equip you with the knowledge and skills to minister in nonlicensed counseling roles. [+]

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling – Addictions and Recovery online program will equip you with the knowledge and skills to minister in nonlicensed counseling roles. Through this program, you will learn how to address addiction and oversee the recovery process from a Christian worldview. Courses will cover the diagnosis and treatment of substance and sexual addictions, as well as how they relate to the biological aspects of addictions and recovery.

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Master of Arts in Religion – Pastoral Counseling

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling program through Liberty University Online prepares students to serve and lead in non-professional counseling situations in a variety of ministry settings, including churches, rescue missions and shelters. [+]

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling program through Liberty University Online prepares students to serve and lead in non-professional counseling situations in a variety of ministry settings, including churches, rescue missions and shelters. Emphasis will be on pastoral counseling strategies, practices, and theories pertaining to pre-marital and marital counseling. This program is geared toward individuals seeking an introductory graduate degree in religion and provides a solid foundation of the fundamentals of the Bible, Christianity, Christian theology and the Christian church. Potential Career Fields: Associate or Senior Pastor, Church Education Administrator, Lay Leader, Missionary, Youth Pastor Non-Discrimination Policy... [-]


Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – Pastoral Counseling

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship. [+]

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship.

Courses provide students with a strong understanding of biblical leadership principles and strategies specific to small group settings to train up disciples within their local churches. This program is well-suited for associate pastors, discipleship pastors, small group pastors, and Christian education pastors.

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Master of Arts in Public Policy – Middle East Affairs

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Online’s Master of Arts in Public Policy — Middle East Affairs program prepares you for a professional career with a focus on international interests and Middle Eastern culture. [+]

Liberty University Online’s Master of Arts in Public Policy — Middle East Affairs program prepares you for a professional career with a focus on international interests and Middle Eastern culture. Courses will equip you with specific knowledge regarding the political, cultural, and social history of the Middle East in relation to the field of public policy. The M.A. in Public Policy focuses on integrating ethics and faith with a versatile skill set to prepare you for the professional settings in government and international policy.

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Master of Arts in Public Policy – International Affairs

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Online’s Master of Arts in Public Policy — International Affairs program prepares you for an exciting career with a global reach. [+]

Liberty University Online’s Master of Arts in Public Policy — International Affairs program prepares you for an exciting career with a global reach. Courses will equip you to serve effectively as an expert in the field of international public policy with a specific emphasis in foreign policy, governmental and non-governmental agencies, strategic intelligence, and more.

The program focuses on applying ethics to management practices and integrates faith with learning in a professional atmosphere. Through the M.A. in Public Policy, you will strengthen your critical thinking skills and stretch your comprehension of international processes and policy.

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Master of Arts in Public Policy – Campaigns and Elections

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Online’s Master of Arts in Public Policy — Campaigns and Elections program prepares you for an exciting career in many fields, including campaign outreach, public administration, state and local campaign policy, government, and more. [+]

Liberty University Online’s Master of Arts in Public Policy — Campaigns and Elections program prepares you for an exciting career in many fields, including campaign outreach, public administration, state and local campaign policy, government, and more. Courses will equip you to serve effectively as an expert in the field of public policy with a specific emphasis on the processes of running a campaign and participating in electoral events.

The program emphasizes the importance of applying ethics to business practices and integrates faith with learning in a professional atmosphere. Through the M.A. in Public Policy, you will strengthen your critical thinking skills and stretch your comprehension of electoral processes and campaign strategies.... [-]