Master of Divinity / Biblical Studies
Liberty University

Program Details

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

Requirements

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.