Religion - Discipleship and Church Ministry (Online), M.A. | Online | Liberty University | United States
24 months
Duration
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 - Discipleship and Church Ministry (Online) is designed to provide students entering ministry with an in-depth but practical education in theology, biblical studies, and ministry practice. 

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Overview

While completing Liberty University ’s Master of Arts in Religion - Discipleship and Church Ministry (Online) , you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a program that provides flexibility to tailor the degree plan to your passions and needs. Completing an online ministry degree program like the Master of Arts in Religion will enable you to effectively pursue opportunities in churches, parachurch organizations, and nonprofit organizations while opening the door to further study at the doctoral level.

Through the online Master of Arts in Religion’s area of study in discipleship and church ministry, you can learn how to teach with field-specific skills and practical knowledge of how to structure and organize different kinds of ministry. The discipleship and church ministry area of study builds on the core ministry, teaching, biblical studies, and theology studies of the Master of Arts in Religion. The goal of this online degree program is to develop church and ministry leaders who can handle the responsibility and management of larger ministry organizations, but also have a direct impact on small groups and families in their congregation.

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 with churches and parachurch organizations while being well situated to continue an online Christian ministries degree at the graduate or doctoral level.

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
  • Missionary
  • Teaching pastor
  • Religion adjunct teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • New Testament Orientation  
  • Hermeneutics
  • Old Testament Orientation 
  • Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation
  • Systematic Theology  
  • Family Discipleship
  • Small Group Ministries 
  • Church Administration 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 GPA or above 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

Funding

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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