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Bachelor of Arts

Health care facilities, social service organizations, correctional institutions and residential care facilities often employ Pastoral Counselors to provide psychological and spiritual guidance to patients and their families. With a strong psychology and theology background, pastoral counselors can deliver religious rites, conduct religious masses, provide counseling, and work closely with medical staff to insure the physical and emotional needs of patients are met.

High achieving students pursuing a Pre-Pastoral Counseling concentration can choose to apply for membership as an Honors Program candidate.

With a Bachelor of Arts in Theology or Psychology degree with a Pre-Pastoral Counseling concentration, Lourdes students work closely with their advisor throughout their undergraduate studies. Upon graduation, Lourdes alumni are prepared to pursue a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited institution.

Learn more about the pre-pastoral counseling concentration and the College of Arts and Sciences.