Master of Divinity / Professional Chaplaincy: General
Liberty University

Program Details

Liberty’s 100% online Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in Professional Chaplaincy – General track equips students with ministry training focused on the role of the chaplain. With this degree, students with or without previous ministry training can get a broad base of theology, ministry, Bible studies, and other essential skills to meet their ministry goals. M.Div. in Professional Chaplaincy students will study the ethics and methods of pastoral care, approaches to evangelism, the foundations of expository teaching, and have a firm foundation in chaplain ministry skills. There are many opportunities to customize this degree with electives that will allow students to focus on specific topics related to their ministry goals. Students in the M.Div. in Professional Chaplaincy – General program will also complete chaplaincy field experience for Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). These additional hands-on skills will help equip students to take on chaplaincy roles in many mission fields and provide a credential that can help open doors for ministry in and outside of the Church. Graduates of the professional chaplaincy program will be well-equipped for roles as ministry leaders, corporate chaplains, first responder chaplains, law enforcement chaplains, and military chaplains.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)