Residential Master of Divinity: Christian Leadership & Church Ministries
Lead with confidence while you carry out a vision for your church and ministry. The Master of Divinity (M.Div.): Christian Leadership and Church Ministries degree trains you in the crucial areas of family discipleship, small group ministry, team leadership, and conflict resolution.
Get an in-depth look at the Christian church and be equipped with the tools and skills you’ll need to lead in a variety of areas effectively. With a greater understanding of the details of ministry, you’ll be prepared to take on a larger role within the church.
The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) at Liberty University gives you the core values, knowledge, and skills you need to serve in professional Christian ministry effectively. This degree will prepare you 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.
This program benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. The Rawlings School of Divinity has over 20 different M.Div. concentrations to choose from. The M.Div. is the basis for most doctoral programs.
The Master of Divinity (M.Div.): Christian Leadership & Church Ministries degree is also offered online.
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 accredited by SACSCOC.
Academics: M.Div.: Christian Leadership & Church Ministries
75 total credit hours
Program of Study
Courses in Christian Leadership & Church Ministries
- Discipleship Ministries (DSMN 500)
- Hermeneutics (NBST 610)
- Small Group Ministries (DSMN 630)
- Team Leadership & Conflict Resolution (LEAD 610)
Career Opportunities in Church Ministry
- Senior pastor
- Discipleship pastor
- Church Education Administrator