Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Religion / Community Chaplaincy online program through Liberty University equips students to provide pastoral care and biblical guidance through the chaplaincy. Students are given practical tools to counsel those serving in the U.S. military, parachurch ministries, large companies, as well as individuals in rest homes. Courses cover topics such as strategic planning in ministry, the history of Christianity, the role of chaplains, hermeneutics, and the Old and New Testaments. Graduates of this program will gain a deeper understanding of the cultural challenges facing chaplains and a Scriptural foundation for sharing the Gospel in a wide variety of settings.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

    Requirements

    Official college transcripts. Students must have received a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA for admission in good standing. Submit pastoral recommender contact Information. School of Divinity questionnaire. Submit TOEFL scores for students who speak English as a second language (score of 600 paper-based test; 250 computer-based test; 80 internet-based test).

    School Overview

    Training Champions for Christ since 1971

    We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible. One of our Admissions Counselors is ready to assist you with this process. Here is what you can expect from us:

    • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.*
    • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
    • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.

    *excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

    Benefits of Attending Liberty University

    • No standardized testing if you meet admission requirements.
    • Credit for prior training, certification, licensure, experience, and learning, and more such as:

    - Military

    - Real Estate

    - Insurance

    - Emergency Response

    • Courses taught from a Christian worldview.
    • 8 start dates a year, with an 8 week course format.

    Financing Options

    Financial Aid

    • 87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid.

    Tuition discounts for 

    • Military service members, including active duty, retired, veterans, and their spouses.
    • Emergency Response Personnel

    Corporate Tuition Assistance

    • Deferred – If you company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

    Other convenient payment options are available

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