Master's Programs

Master Degree Online

Why Choose Liberty University for Your Online Master's Degree Program?

A master’s degree is a specialized program you can earn following the completion of your bachelor’s degree. Liberty University offers a variety of online master’s programs to help you gain a career in high demand fields such as professional counseling, business administration, and nursing. Many of our online master’s programs can be completed in as little as 12 months. Having a master’s degree will oftentimes separate you from others competing for your career. A master's degree may be required for your chosen field and is generally a requirement before you can enter a doctoral program.

Liberty University has Been Leading the Way for Online Colleges Since 1985

Liberty University is a pioneer in distance education. Our online program began as the Liberty University School of Life Long Learning over three decades ago. Liberty’s online master’s degree programs are designed to advance your knowledge while offering superb flexibility and affordability. You can continue working in your career field while earning your degree.  Whether you want to advance in your current job, want to switch jobs, or are looking to start a new career, our online master’s degree programs were created to help you achieve your career goals.

Take some time today to explore our online master’s programs and benefits. Apply today or contact us to speak with a professional in our admissions office for help planning a path to a career you'll love! 

Apply online or over the phone with an Admission Counselor by calling (800) 424-9596.

What are the Benefits of our Online Master’s Degrees?

Our online master’s programs offer students great benefits, including:

  • Earning your master's degree from a non-profit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility sets you apart from others.

  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university.

  • Generous transfer credit policies

  • No set log-in times

  • Eight-week format for classes

  • Your degree will be regionally accredited, which is the highest accreditation available. Many programs also offer additional program-specific accreditation.

What You Will Learn in the Online Master’s Degree Program

You will be taught by professional educators dedicated to your academic success. There are dozens of options for students to choose from in Liberty’s online master’s degree programs. Take a look at all the online master’s degree programs we have to offer. 

Online Degree Programs:

Arts and Sciences 

Master’s Degree in Professional Writing (M.A.)

Master's Degree in History (M.A.)

Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (M.A.)

Behavioral Sciences

Master's Degree in Addiction Counseling (M.A.)

Master's Degree in Applied Psychology (M.A.)

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Industrial Organizational Psychology

Master’s Degree in Education - School Counseling (M.Ed.)

Master's Degree in Human Services Counseling (M.A.)

  • Addictions and Recovery
  • Business
  • Christian Ministries
  • Criminal Justice
  • Crisis Response and Trauma
  • Executive Leadership
  • Dobson Center Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future
  • Health & Wellness
  • Life Coaching
  • Marriage & Family
  • Dobson Center Marriage & Family Studies
  • Military Resilience
  • Dobson Center Parenting & Child/Adolescent

Master's Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy (M.A.) 

Master's Degree in Pastoral Counseling (M.A.) 

  • Addictions & Recovery
  • Community Chaplaincy
  • Crisis Response & Trauma
  • Discipleship & Christian Ministry
  • Dobson Center Family Advocacy, Public Policy, & the Future
  • Leadership
  • Life Coaching
  • Marriage and Family
  • Dobson Center Marriage and Family Studies
  • Military Resilience
  • Dobson Center Parent and Child/Adolescent
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Theology

Master's Degree in Professional Counseling (M.A.) 


Master's Degree in Accounting (M.S.A.)

  • Audit and Financial Reporting
  • Business
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Financial Services
  • Leadership
  • Taxation

Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) 36-hours

Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) 45-hours

  • Accounting
  • American Legal Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Management
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • International Legal Studies
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Strategic Management
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Master’s Degree in Cyber Security (M.S.)

Master’s Degree in Executive Leadership (M.A.)

Master's Degree in Finance (M.S.) (Available Fall 2018)

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • General


Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration (M.S.)

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Strategic Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Master’s Degree in Health Informatics (M.S.H.I.)

Master's Degree in Information Systems (M.S.I.S.)

  • Information Assurance
  • Technology Management

Master’s Degree in Information Technology (M.S.I.T.)

  • Network Design and Security
  • Software Design and Management

Master’s Degree in Marketing (M.S.)

  • Digital Marketing & Advertising
  • Project Management
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Marketing & Media

Master’s Degree in Project Management (M.S.)

Master’s Degree in Nursing / Master's in Business Administration (MSN/ MBA) - Dual Degree

Master of Science in Nursing / Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSN/ MSHA) - Dual Degree


Master’s Degree in Communication (M.A.)

Master’s Degree in Promotion and Video Content (M.A.)

Master’s Degree in Strategic Communication (M.A.)

Master’s Degree in Social Media Management (M.S.)


Master's Degree in Biblical Exposition (M.A.)

Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies (M.A.B.S.)

Master’s Degree in Christian Apologetics (M.A.)

Master’s Degree in Christian Ministry (M.C.M.)

Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

  • Biblical Studies
  • Biblical Languages
  • Christian Apologetics
  • Christian Leadership & Church Ministries
  • Christian Ministries
  • Christian Thought
  • Church History
  • Community Chaplaincy
  • Discipleship Ministries
  • General
  • Global Studies
  • Healthcare Chaplaincy
  • Homiletics
  • Leadership
  • Military Chaplaincy
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Theology
  • Youth & Family Ministries

Master of Divinity in Chaplaincy (M.Div.)

Master’s Degree in Global Studies (M.G.S.)

Master’s Degree in Religion (M.A.R.)

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

Master’s Degree in Sports Chaplaincy (M.A.)

Master of Religious Education (M.R.E.)

Master’s Degree in Theological Studies (M.T.S.)


Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) 

  • Elementary Education
  • Middle Grades
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

  • Administration & Supervision
  • Math Specialist Endorsement
  • Reading Specialist Endorsement

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education (Available Fall 2018)

  • Educational Leadership
  • Instructional Design and Technology

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Technology and Online Instruction
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • General Education
  • Gifted Education
  • History
  • Leadership
  • Middle Grades (Program available through the Summer 2018 semester)
  • Special Education
  • Student Services

Master’s Degree in Sport Management (M.S.)

  • Coaching and Athletic Administration
  • Outdoor Adventure Sport
  • Sport Administration
  • Tourism


Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice (M.S.)

  • Forensic Psychology
  • Homeland Security
  • Public Administration

Master’s Degree in International Relations (M.S.)

Master’s Degree in Political Science (M.S.)

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

  • Disaster Management
  • Healthcare
  • Business and Government
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Public and Non-Profit Management

Master’s Degree in Public Policy (M.A.P.P.)

  • Campaigns and Elections
  • International Affairs
  • Leadership
  • Middle East Affairs
  • Policy Studies
  • Public Administration

Health Sciences

Master’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences (M.S.)

Master's Degree in Exercise Science and Wellness (M.S.)

  • Fitness and Performance
  • Nutrition and Wellness

Master’s Degree in Human Performance (M.S.)

  • Clinical
  • Fitness and Wellness
  • Strength Training and Conditioning
  • Nutrition

Master's Degree in Medical Sciences (M.A.)

  • Biopsychology
  • Business Management
  • Health Informatics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Public Health

Master of Public Health (MPH)

  • Global Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition


Juris Master in American Legal Studies  (J.M.)

Juris Master in International Legal Studies (J.M.)

Master of Laws in International Legal Studies (LL.M.)


Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology (M.A.) 

Master of Arts in Music and Worship (M.A.) 

Master of Arts in Music Education (M.A.)

Master of Arts in Worship Studies (M.A.) 

  • Ethnomusicology
  • Leadership
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Worship Techniques


Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nursing Informatics

Master of Science in Nursing / Masters in Business Administration (MSN/MBA) - Dual Degree

Master of Science in Nursing / Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSN/ MSHA.) - Dual Degree

Visual Arts

Master of Arts in Visual Communication Design (M.A.)

Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design (M.F.A.)

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