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Religion - Leadership

Liberty University

24 months
545 USD/credit 16350 USD/year
545 USD/credit 16350 USD/year
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Get equipped to lead in church or parachurch organizations with a Master of Arts in Religion - Leadership degree at Liberty University. Here, you’ll gain an understanding of the fundamentals of church administration and ministry and learn how to lead effectively.

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The Master of Arts in Religion - Leadership  degree at Liberty University provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. And with the Leadership cognate, you ’ll gain the strategic planning and administrative skills you will need to manage the day-to-day operation and proper planning of a successful Christian organization.

This program 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.

Explore Scripture and the essential truths of Christianity with this degree, and graduate ready to continue your education or enter the ministry.

Career Opportunities for Graduates of Our Master’s in Religion – Leadership Degree Program

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


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Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Biblical Foundations of Leadership
  • The Life of Leaders
  •  Team Leadership and Conflict Resolution
  • Mission, Vision, and Strategic Planning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


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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

    16350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 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.


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