18 months
5700 USD/year
5700 USD/year
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Seeking an introductory graduate degree in religion so you can serve in ministry or a supportive role in your local church? This Theological Studies degree at Liberty University, with specialized options in Biblical Studies, Church History, and Theology will equip you with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of the Bible, Christian theology, and the Christian church.

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An understanding of Biblical theology is crucial to discipleship and evangelism within the church. Our Master of Arts in Theological Studies (M.A.T.S.) degree provides you with the advanced knowledge of apologetics, systematic theology, hermeneutics, and church history you need to understand the context of the theological disagreements present in the church today.

Career Opportunities for Graduates of Our M.A. in  Theological Studies degree at Liberty University

  • Christian author
  • Ministry worker
  • Missionary
  • Pastor or associate pastor


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Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Intercultural Communication and Engagement
  • Hermeneutics
  • Systematic Theology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 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
  • 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

    5700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2850 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    5700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2850 USD per semester during 18 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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