24 months
410 USD/credit 12300 USD/year
410 USD/credit 12300 USD/year
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Enhance your ability to serve the worldwide church with the Master of Arts in Religion - Global Studies degree at Liberty University.

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The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. And, with the Global Studies cognate, you’ll gain a foundation in cultural studies, ministry and worship techniques, and an intensive study of Scripture.  

Appropriate as an entry level and general professional degree in religion, this program offers intensive study in the Scriptures and the essential truths of the Christian message. The Master of Arts in Religion - Global Studies degree at Liberty University   benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. It also lays the groundwork for potential advanced studies in a program like the 75-hour Master of Divinity.

Career Opportunities for Master of Religion – Global Studies Graduates

  • Associate Pastor
  • Church Education Administrator
  • Lay Ministry Leader
  • Missionary
  • Teaching Pastor


ATS Commission on Accrediting.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Cultural Anthropology
  •     History and Theory of Global Engagement
  • Intercultural Communication

  • Spiritual Formation

  •     Contemporary Evangelism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


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
  • 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.


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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