Liberty University's Master of Divinity is intended to prepare you for professional work in Christian ministry within local churches as well as para-church organizations. The M.Div. program with a specialization in Biblical Studies provides an in-depth knowledge of biblical leadership principles and methods, and an in-depth study of Scripture and Christian principles.
Coursework places emphasis on embracing the essential values, knowledge, and skills needed to serve in a variety of roles as a pastor. This program is also great for military students looking to fulfill service requirements as chaplains for certain branches of the armed services.
Potential Career Fields
- Senior Pastor
- Christian Educator
- Christian School Administrator
- Sunday School Administrator
This degree program requires 75 credit hours for completion. Admission requires:
- Must hold a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA for admission in good standing
- Application and fee
- Official transcripts
- TOEFL scores (if applicable)
- School of Divinity Questionnaire
- Pastoral recommendation
School Accreditation Statement
Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.