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Are you looking for a degree that will combine your love for serving God’s people and deep-rooted interest in understanding God’s Word? Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Religion - Biblical Studies provides an in-depth study of God’s Word through learning from the original biblical languages.

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Overview

Study the Bible In-depth With a Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) – Biblical Studies

Liberty University ’s M.A.R. in Biblical Studies will prepare you for work in the ministry and give you a deeper understanding of God’s Word so you can share it with others. As you study books from both the Old and New Testament, you will discover the overarching message of each book and how it relates to the rest of the Bible.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master of Arts in Religion - Biblical Studies Degree?

As one of the largest Christian universities in the nation, Liberty University has the resources to provide you with the most up-to-date training in biblical studies. Throughout this degree, you’ll learn how to write sermons that have important and timely lessons for your congregation. Furthermore, you will learn how to convey the important messages in the Bible through rigorous theological studies under the mentorship of Liberty University School of Divinity theologians, such as Dr. Elmer L. Towns, Dr. Harold Wilmington, and Dr. Gary R. Habermas.

Career Opportunities for Master of Religion Graduates

  • Associate pastor
  • Church education administrator
  • Lay leader
  • Missionary
  • Teaching pastor
  • K – 12 Religion Teaching

Accreditation

ATS Commission on Accrediting.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

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

  • International

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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