30 months
410 USD/credit 9840 USD/year
410 USD/credit 9840 USD/year
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In the Master of Arts in Religion - Church History degree at Liberty University you can participate in an in-depth study of theology, biblical studies, and ministry practice while learning the extensive history of the Church.

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Throughout our church history specialization, you’ll examine the early foundations of the Christian church and delve into the unique history of American Christianity and evangelism. 

A firm knowledge of Christianity and the changes in the church will help you as you teach or lead a congregation in the study of Scripture. By learning the history of the Church, you can ensure that modern Christians know their heritage as believers so that they can make their faith their own. 

Why Choose Liberty’s Master of Arts in Religion – Church History Degree?

If you are passionate about history, more specifically biblical history, then look no further than our M.A.R. in Religion - Church History ! This degree from Liberty University will help you turn your passion for the Word of God, and the cultural studies of the church both past and present, into the knowledge that will help you instruct and guide your congregation or small group. Throughout this degree, we provide instruction in the history of Christianity through the study of the personalities and movements of the past. Our professors are well-known biblical scholars and apologists who both teach in the classroom and conduct research and publish their findings. You will benefit from the instruction and mentorship they provide as you pursue your degree.


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Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • History of Global Christianity
  •  Classical Reformation
  •  American Christianity
  • History of Evangelicalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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 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

    9840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 410 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    9840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 410 USD per credit during 30 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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