Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.)
Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Religion (M.A. in Religion) program provides an intensive study of the scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith. With a focus on individuals seeking an introductory graduate degree in religion, this online program provides a solid foundation from which to better understand the fundamentals of the Bible, Christianity, Christian theology, and the Christian church. Courses are well-suited for pastors, Christian educators, informed lay leaders, and pastors’ spouses who wish to serve effectively in their local church.
M.A.R. students must choose a cognate.
All cognates for the M.A.R. program may be completed in 100% Online, through Online plus on-campus Intensives or through the Resident format. View the Degree Completion Plans for each M.A.R. cognate.
$305 per credit hour (0-8 credit hours or 16+ credit hours)
$2350 Seminary block rate for students enrolled in 9-15 credit hours
$25 intensive fee
Program Delivery Format
Residency Requirement for Online Program
Varies according to cognate
60 total hours
45 total hours (Worship Studies cognate only)
Up to 27 credit hours can be transferred in for the 60 credit hour programs
Up to 12 credit hours can be transferred in for the 45 credit hour program
Potential Career Options
Church Education Administrator
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