While completing Liberty University ’s Master of Arts in Religion - Leadership (Online) , one of Liberty University’s most popular online ministry degrees, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a program that provides the flexibility you need to tailor the degree plan to your passions and needs.
Students who complete an online ministry degree program like the Master of Arts in Religion can use their degree to become effective church leaders, administrate parachurch organizations, and build impactful nonprofit organizations while opening the door to further study at the graduate and doctoral levels.
The leadership area of study for the online Master of Arts in Religion gives ministry professionals Christian leadership training that can help them handle the administrative conflicts and organizational challenges that sometimes arise in the Christian church. If you feel called to a leadership role, or you want to be equipped to take on more ministry responsibility, you will benefit from the practical and field-tested methods of Liberty’s leadership area of study.
Potential Career Options for M.A.R. Graduates
Graduates of Liberty’s online Master of Arts in Religion can be prepared to tackle challenges in active, full-time ministry and leadership roles in churches and parachurch organizations while being well situated to continue an online Christian ministries degree at the post-graduate or doctoral level.
Since most doctoral-level religion degrees require a Master of Divinity (M.Div.), students who want to pursue doctoral studies are encouraged to pursue Liberty’s online M.Div. program and will receive the maximum possible transfer of their online M.A.R. credit.
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- New Testament Orientation
- Old Testament Orientation
- Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation2
- Systematic Theology
- Biblical Foundations of Leadership
- The Life of Leaders
- Team Leadership & Conflict Resolution
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology Christian Studies Leadership View 260 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United States
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- Regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 for admission in good standing.
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International16950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
National16950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State16950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
- PT tuition per credit: $615
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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