M.A. in Christian Apologetics, Thesis Track

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Specifically designed for students who plan to pursue doctoral-level education, the Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics degree – Thesis Track offers you a solid choice for your graduate education. This degree gives you focused study in the Scriptures and the central truth claims of Christianity as it prepares you to articulate and defend the Christian faith.

Be trained in full-time Christian ministry, a theological education, or a doctoral degree as you receive the values, knowledge, and skills needed to effectively engage with challenges to Christian belief.  Through the Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics – Thesis Track, you’ll participate in a focused study in biblical, philosophical, and historical apologetics and gain an understanding of the deeper elements of the Christian faith and today’s questions.


Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity degree is approved by ATS and has met rigorous accreditation standards. So you can feel confident that your degree is both academically excellent and well-respected among churches, ministries, and nonprofit organizations. Liberty University is also regionally accredited by SACSCOC.

Academic Information

Courses You Could Take

  • APOL 550: Faith and Reason
  • NBST 640: Apologetics and the New Testament
  • RTCH 680: Research Methods
  • THES 690: Thesis Defense

Program of Study

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Admissions Requirements & More

Find M.A. in Christian Apologetics admissions requirements, transfer information, and accreditation on the Residential Admissions site.


Potential Careers

  • Associate pastor
  • Christian author
  • Church staff
  • College professor
  • Ministry worker

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