24 months
615 USD/credit 18450 USD/year
615 USD/credit 18450 USD/year
615 USD/credit 18450 USD/year
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Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Religion (Online) degree is designed to prepare students entering ministry with an in-depth but practical study of theology, biblical studies, and ministry practice. An online MAR will better equip you to minister in your current and future roles. 

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Students in Liberty University ’s Master of Arts in Religion (Online)  degree can more effectively pursue ministry in churches, parachurch organizations, and nonprofits while opening the door to further study at the graduate and doctoral levels. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a program that provides a flexible degree plan tailored to your passions and needs.

Potential Career Options for MAR Graduates

  • Associate pastor
  • Bible instructor
  • Campus pastor
  • Chaplain
  • Christian camp leader
  • Christian educator
  • Church administrator
  • Communications liaison
  • Cross-cultural educator
  • Digital ministry leader
  • Global mobilizer
  • Humanitarian aid/relief worker
  • Lay leader
  • Ministry associate
  • Missionary
  • Non-licensed church counselor
  • Nonprofit manager
  • Pastor
  • Worship leader
  • Youth pastor

Programme Structure


  • Biblical Studies
  • Christian Apologetics
  • Church History
  • Church Ministry in the Digital Age
  • Community Chaplaincy
  • Discipleship and Church Ministry
  • Evangelism and Church Planting
  • Global Studies
  • Homiletics
  • Leadership
  • Next Generation Ministry
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Theology
  • Worship

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

For online programmes, Liberty University offers multiple intakes depending on your chosen time table. To find out more information, visit the university's page.


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60 SCH



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English requirements

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.


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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