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
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School Accreditation & Licensing
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested