Master of Arts in Religion - Community Chaplaincy

Master of Arts in Religion -  Community Chaplaincy 

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The Master of Arts in Religion – Community Chaplaincy online program through Liberty University equips students to provide pastoral care and biblical guidance through the chaplaincy. Students are given practical tools to counsel those serving in the U.S. military, parachurch ministries, large companies, as well as individuals in rest homes. Courses cover topics such as strategic planning in ministry, the history of Christianity, the role of chaplains, hermeneutics, and the Old and New Testaments. Graduates of this program will gain a deeper understanding of the cultural challenges facing chaplains and a Scriptural foundation for sharing the Gospel in a wide variety of settings.

Quick Facts

Program Delivery Format


Credit Hours

  • 60 total hours
  • 33 hours must be taken through Liberty
  • 27 maximum transfer credit hours are allowed for completion of program


Potential Career Fields

  • Military Chaplain
  • Bible Instructor
  • Christian Educator
  • Missionary


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