Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics (Non-Thesis) Online Degree Program

Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics (Non-Thesis) Online Degree Program

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Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics is a 100% online Christian ministry degree program. Our apologetics online course will provide you with the philosophical, historical, and biblical knowledge to defend the truth-claims of Christianity. Through our apologetics courses, you will be provided with a deeper knowledge of Scripture for personal ministry or to strengthen your understanding of the Bible.

What is Christian Apologetics?

Christian apologetics is the study and research of historical, evidential and reasonable facts to defend Christian theology. Individuals in Christian apologetics strive to find outside sources to reinforce the authenticity of the teachings found in the Bible. Liberty University's Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics strives to uphold this pursuit through ensuring that each apologetics course has a rich foundation in biblical principles. Students receive this form of education through the exploration of hermeneutics, studying miracles within the Bible, and the history of Christian Apologetics. To help increase research skills to sharpen one's stance, students will take a Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation apologetics course.

Featured Courses in the Christian Apologetics Program


Why Choose Liberty's M.A. Christian Apologetics?

Liberty University's Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics was created with the intention to provide quality teaching for those who desire to enter Christian ministry.

Those who choose this online ministry degree will:

  • Receive quality education from some of the world's leading evangelical professors.
  • Build upon core values, knowledge, and skills needed to serve the community as a spiritual leader.
  • Experience a challenging and spiritually rewarding curriculum
  • Increased job opportunities in the field of Christian apologetics.
  • Benefit from low tuition rates that have not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Students will have access to an abundance of resources and materials found through Liberty's search portal while pursuing a Christian ministry degree.

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Military Benefits

Are you an Active Duty, Reserve, or National Guard service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).

Apologetics Degree Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 36 credit hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Degree Information and Requirements


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Potential Career Options

  • Apologist
  • Author
  • Campus minister
  • Associate or Youth pastor