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Master of Arts in Religion / Community Chaplaincy

Program Details

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.


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).

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.


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