Master of Theology (Th.M.)

Master of Theology

Admission Requirements Program Format Specializations


Master of Theology
Rawlings School of Divinity


Liberty University’s Master of Theology, 100% online program, will provide you with innovative biblical, ethical, and historical training that is essential to the pursuit of full time ministry and education knowledge. This postgraduate degree, will allow you to take an in-depth look into theology and apologetics as they relate to a specific specialization or passion you have. This degree will provide you with the opportunity to select specific courses of interest to you and enables you to have a postgraduate degree tailored to what you desire in a program.


Program Format

  • 100% Online*
  • 30 total hours
  • A maximum of 6 hours of transfer credit.
  • Non-thesis
     

*Optional Intensives are available


Specializations

Master of Theology students are required to choose a specialization.

  • Biblical Studies

    Liberty University’s Master of Theology in Biblical Studies, 100% online program, will prepare you to become an influential leader in both the local church and parachurch ministries by providing you with a biblical foundation and exploration. You will have the opportunity to dissect various books of the Bible while building on your foundation in theology.

    This program is ideal for those interested in:

    • Biblical theology.
    • An in depth study of some New Testament books.
    • An in depth study of some Old Testament books.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Bible Instructor
    • Ministry Worker
    • Missionary
    • Pastor
    • Professor
     

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  • Christian Apologetics

    Liberty University’s Master of Theology in Christian Apologetics, 100% online program, will provide you with an in-depth study of the Bible while integrating essential ideals and courses in apologetics and theology. This program with fluidly move past the Master of Divinity to provide you with a well-rounded extension in your postgraduate career. You will be prepared to rationally defend the truth of Scripture in a ministry context and be well-prepared for future doctoral study.

    This program will encompass courses in:

    • Modern and contemporary Christian thought.
    • Miracles.
    • Current issues in apologetics.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Head pastor
    • Chaplain
    • Educator
    • Missionary
    • Researcher
    • Teaching pastor
     

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  • Church History

    Liberty University’s Master of Theology in Church History, 100% online program, will equip you for careers in both the local church and parachurch ministries by building on your foundation in the the historical development of Christian theology, classical reformation, and global and American Christianity. This understanding, paired with a strong foundation in theology will provide you with the tools and skills needed to lead and address a variety of situations within the church.  

    You will develop an understanding of:

    • Historical development of Christian theology.
    • History of evangelicalism.
    • Biblical theology.
       

    Potential Career Fields

    • Bible Instructor
    • Missionary
    • Professor
    • Teaching Pastor
     

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  • Global Studies 

    Liberty University’s Master of Theology in Global Studies, 100% online program, will provide you with a thorough overview of Christian theology and its relationship to the global church. You will be equipped with a  firm foundation in contemporary applications of Christian principles and will be prepared for international evangelism.

    This program is ideal for those interested in:

    • Cultural anthropology.
    • History of global Christianity.
    • Intercultural communication and engagement.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Bible Instructor
    • Missionary
    • Professor
    • Teaching Pastor
     

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  • Homiletics

    Liberty University’s Master of Theology in Homiletics, 100% online program, is designed to equip you for career in the pastorate by providing you with the tools and skills essential to identify needs within the church, organize and prepare a sermon, and provide biblical instruction through your communication as a pastor. You will study a variety of teaching styles and determine how you can be most effective in your position.

    This program will help you develop proficiency in:

    • Expository preaching.
    • Preaching for special occasions.
    • Preaching from the Old and New Testament.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Bible Instructor
    • Family Pastor
    • Missionary
    • Professor
     

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  • Theology

    Liberty University’s Master of Theology in Theology, 100% online program, will equip you to address many of the difficult issues facing our modern society from a biblical worldview. You will have the opportunity to dig deeper into theology and Christian thought by working to understand ecclesiology and eschatology.  Additionally, you will be prepared for service in a myriad of Christian ministries through the development of a strong foundation in orthodox Christian thought and theology.

    This program is ideal for those interested in:

    • Theology of global engagement.
    • Ethics and Christian ministry.
    • Doctrine of God.

    Potential Career Fields
    • Educator
    • Family Pastor
    • Missionary
    • Professor
     

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