Religion - Global Studies (Online), M.A. | Online | Liberty University | United States
24 months
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
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Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Religion - Global Studies (Online) is designed to prepare students entering ministry with an in-depth but practical education in theology, biblical studies, and ministry practice. 

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While completing Liberty University ’s Master of Arts in Religion - Global Studies (Online) , one of Liberty University’s most popular online ministry degrees, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a program that allows you to tailor the degree to meet your passions and needs.

Completing an online ministry degree program like the online Master of Arts in Religion can help you become an effective church leader, an administrator in parachurch organizations, and a builder of impactful nonprofit ministries. This degree can also help open the door to further study at the graduate and doctoral levels. The global studies area of study extends the practical ministry and biblical studies of the online Master of Arts in Religion globally, giving you a broad perspective of world religions and how you may approach different cultures with an effective, fruitful Gospel message.

Potential Career Options

Graduates of the online seminary’s Master of Arts in Religion will be prepared to tackle challenges in active, full-time ministry roles in churches and parachurch organizations while being well situated to continue an online Christian ministries degree at the graduate or doctoral level. This program will equip ministry professionals with additional training that will assist in developing global outreach programs.

Since most doctoral-level religion degrees require a Master of Divinity (M.Div.), students who want to pursue doctoral studies would be encouraged to pursue Liberty’s online M.Div. program and can receive the maximum possible transfer of their online master’s in religion credit.

  • Associate pastor
  • Church education administrator
  • Lay ministry leader
  • Teaching pastor
  • Religion adjunct teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • New Testament Orientation  
  • Hermeneutics
  • Old Testament Orientation  
  • Systematic Theology  
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • History & Theory of Global Engagement
  • Intercultural Communication 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


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60 SCH



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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

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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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