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Religion - Leadership

Liberty University

24 months
545 USD/credit
545 USD/credit
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Do you feel called to serve in leadership positions within religious organizations? We know leading God’s people presents unique challenges, and our Master of Arts in Religion - Leadership degree at Liberty University is designed to offer the support and practical resources you need for a successful ministry that furthers the kingdom of God. 

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Further Your Ministry and the Kingdom of God with Our Master of Arts in Religion - Leadership Degree

The professors have real-world experience as pastors, missionaries, and women’s ministry leaders, and they are dedicated to mentoring you as you further your leadership and ministry skills.

Throughout our M.A.R. in Leadership degree, you will be challenged, convicted, and encouraged while you learn how to resolve conflict and cast a vision for your organization. You are called to do great things, and our master’s in Christian leadership can help you reach your full potential.

Why Choose Liberty University ’s M.A.R. in Leadership Degree?

Pursuing your master’s in leadership degree with us residentially gives you the opportunity to learn from experienced pastors and theologians like Dr. Ed Hindson, Dr. David Baggett, Dr. Chris Gnanakan, and others. Our professors have weekly office hours, and they invite you to speak with them one on one about your classes or about where God is leading you in your ministry.

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

  • Associate pastor
  • Church planter
  • Church education administrator
  • Lay leader
  • Missionary
  • Youth pasto


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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


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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

    545 USD/credit
    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.


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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