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Master of Divinity

Master of Divinity (Non-Thesis)

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Residential Program

The Master of Divinity is the standard professional degree for ministry. This program prepares students for professional Christian ministry through in-depth study of biblical leadership principles and strategies as well as intensive study of the Scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith. Emphasis is placed on understanding and utilizing the core values, knowledge and skills needed to effectively serve in a variety of ministry based roles.

Academic Information


  • Chaplaincy (72 or 93 hours)

Non-Thesis Tracks

  • Biblical Studies
  • Church History
  • Discipleship and Church Ministry
  • Evangelism and Church Planting
  • Global Studies
  • Homiletics
  • Leadership
  • Marketplace Chaplaincy
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Pastoral Ministries
  • Theology
  • Worship


Sampling of program courses:

  • History of Christianity I: CHHI 520
  • Hermeneutics: NBST 610
  • Discipleship Ministries: DSMN 500
  • Theology of Pastoral Ministry: LEAD 635

Program of Study

Visit Liberty's Registrar page for Degree Completion Plans

Potential Careers

  • Military chaplain
  • Senior pastor
  • Youth pastor
  • Missionary
  • Evangelist
  • Church planter
  • Worship leader
  • Pastoral counselor
  • Discipleship pastor
  • Apologist

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