Master of Divinity

Master of Divinity (Pre-Ph.D.)

Admissions Information Request Information

Online Program information

Residential Program

The Master of Divinity is the standard professional degree for ministry. This program prepares students for professional Christian ministry through in-depth study of biblical leadership principles and strategies as well as intensive study of the Scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith. Emphasis is placed on preparing the student both academical and spiritually for continuation into a doctoral program.

Academic Information

Thesis Tracks

  • Biblical Studies
  • Church History
  • Global Studies
  • Homiletics
  • Theology


Sampling of program courses:

  • History of Christianity I: CHHI 520
  • Hermeneutics: NBST 610
  • Discipleship Ministries: DSMN 500
  • Theology of Pastoral Ministry: LEAD 635
  • Research Methods: RTCH 680
  • Thesis Defense: THES 690

Program of Study

Visit Liberty's Registrar page for Degree Completion Plans

Potential Careers

  • Senior pastor
  • Youth pastor
  • Missionary
  • Evangelist
  • Church planter
  • Worship leader
  • Discipleship pastor
  • Apologist

More Information

View Tuition