36 months
545 USD/credit 13625 USD/year
545 USD/credit 13625 USD/year
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Through the Master of Divinity - Discipleship Ministries degree at Liberty University, you’ll get the core values, knowledge, and skills you need to serve in professional Christian ministry effectively. 

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This Master of Divinity - Discipleship Ministries degree at Liberty University will prepare you through in-depth study of biblical leadership principles and strategies as well as intensive study of the Scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith.


Through the Discipleship Ministries cognate, your training is further enhanced through our strategic perspective on effective Christian ministry. Learn how to facilitate growth and meet challenges that face large and diverse congregations. You will also have opportunities to:

  • Develop a global Great Commission perspective which demonstrates the proclamation and application of the Gospel and disciple-making process
  • Examine major critical issues in the Old and New Testaments of the Bible from a conservative evangelical perspective while exhibiting knowledge of the literature appropriate to the field of Biblical Studies
  • Examine theological positions on key doctrinal questions and issues in Christian thought

Career Opportunities With an M.Div. Degree

  • Discipleship Pastor
  • Missionary
  • Senior Pastor
  • Youth Pastor
  • Ministry Leader
  • Executive Pastor

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Survey of the History of Christianity 
  • Capstone Seminar
  •  Internship 
  •  Discipleship Ministries 
  • Contemporary Evangelism 
  • Intercultural Communication 
  • Preparation of the Sermon
  •  Foundations of Expository Teaching & Preaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


75 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission application
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Self-certification form for students in the final term of their bachelor’s degree
  • John W. Rawlings School of Divinity questionnaire
  • Pastoral recommender contact information

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13625 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    13625 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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