24 months
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About

The Master of Arts in Religion - Christian Apologetics at Liberty University  – Thesis Track can provide the background and training to defend the Christian faith and fulfill the Great Commission by bringing more people into the loving arms of Christ.

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Overview

Through rigorous study of the Old and New Testaments and the lives and works of some of the great Christian apologists, you will develop reasoned arguments and the ability to answer questions raised by congregations on the truthfulness of Christianity. 

Liberty University ’s mission to Train Champions for Christ is fulfilled in this Master of Arts in Religion – Christian Apologetics degree. We help you learn how to defend the Christian faith through the vast resources we have from being one of the largest Christian universities in the nation. 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.

What Will You Learn in Our Master of Arts in Religion – Christian Apologetics Degree?

The Master of Arts in Religion - Christian Apologetics at Liberty University  – Thesis Track provides extensive, well-rounded training in ministry, theology and biblical studies. 

The core courses of our M.A.R. look at the Old and New Testament, the history of Christianity, systematic theology, and the research, writing, and sermon preparation process. You will also learn how to interpret the Bible and provide your congregation or audience with a deeper understanding of the Word of God.

Accreditation

ATS Commission on Accrediting.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Faith and Reason
  • Hermeneutics
  • Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Liberty’s admission deadline is flexible, and we accept applications on a rolling admission basis. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission application
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)
  • John W. Rawlings School of Divinity questionnaire
  • Pastoral recommender contact information
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 410 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 410 USD per credit during 24 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.

Funding

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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