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Master of Arts in Religion (MAR)

Liberty University



Liberty University's Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) program provides students with intensive study in the scriptures and the essential truths of the Christian faith. This program is geared toward individuals seeking an introductory graduate degree in religion, providing students with a solid foundation from which to understand the fundamentals of the Bible, Christianity, Christian theology, and the Christian church. Courses are well-suited for pastors, Christian educators, informed lay leaders, and pastors' wives who wish to have a firm scriptural undergirding for service in a supportive role in their local church.

The Master of Arts in Religion 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
  • Pre-Pastoral
  • Theology & Apologetics
  • Worship Studies
  • Youth Ministries

The online MA in Religion from Liberty University is a 45 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, a one time $50 MA Counseling Assessment fee, 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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