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Master of Divinity (MDiv)

Liberty University



Liberty University's Master of Divinity (MDiv) program is the standard professional degree for ministry. Specifically designed to help men and women prepare for professional Christian ministry in local church and para-church settings, this program provides students with in-depth study of biblical leadership principles and strategies, and intensive study in the scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith. Emphasis is placed on understanding and utilizing the core values, knowledge, and skills needed to effectively serve in a variety of pastoral roles. This degree program is also well-suited for students looking to meet the requirements to serve as military chaplains for certain branches of the armed services.

The Master of Divinity from Liberty Theological Seminary allows students to specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Christian Leadership
  • Church Ministries
  • Discipleship Ministries
  • Evangelism & Church Planting
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Pastoral / Preaching
  • Theology & Apologetics
  • Worship Studies
  • Youth Ministries

The online Master of Divinity from Liberty University is a 90 credit hour program offered in three convenient formats: Online, Resident (on campus), or Blended (which combines online learning with campus residency options). Tuition is $250 per credit hour, there is a $150 technology fee per semester, and a $50 application fee. Residency requirements vary by concentration.

Liberty University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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