Admission Requirements

Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

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  • Credit Hours Required: 75 or 90*
  • 2017-2018 Tuition: $395 per credit hour (Part-time) | $2,750 per semester cap for 9-15 credit hours (Full-time)
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Get the core values, knowledge, and skills you need to effectively serve in professional Christian ministry. The Master of Divinity will prepare you 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.

As a standard professional degree for ministry, the Master of Divinity offers specializations in areas like: Global Studies, Pastoral Counseling, and Christian Apologetics. Potential careers include: senior pastor, missionary, and military chaplain.


Admissions

Requirements

  • $50.00 application fee (beginning Fall 2016, the application fee will be deferred and assessed during Financial Check-In)
  • Regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA for admission.
    • Official College Transcripts (must be mailed directly from your college to Liberty University in an official, sealed envelope or sent via an official electronic sending service such as E-Script, Parchment, National Clearinghouse, etc.)

    • If you would like for Liberty University to request that your college transcripts be submitted and do not have a current balance at your university, please complete the Transcript Request Form (for domestic students only).
  • Self-Certification Form (for students in the final term of their bachelor's degree) 
  • Rawlings School of Divinity Questionnaire
  • Pastoral Recommender Contact Information (complete through provided link)
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a Graduation Application through their ASIST Account.
  • Additional admission requirements for international students

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