Residential Master of Divinity: Homiletics
Gain a broad foundation in the fundamentals of Christianity that will enable you to build a solid ministry.
Our Master of Divinity (M.Div.): Homiletics degree will teach you how to construct powerful sermons and train you in the methods of biblical interpretation, and expository preaching. Delivering effective sermons is critical to the success of an engaged congregation, a healthy church ministry, and fruitful community outreach.
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.
The program benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. The Rawlings School of Divinity offers 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.): Homiletics 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.: Homiletics
75 total credit hours
Program of Study
Courses in Homiletics
- Discipleship Ministries (DSMN 500)
- Contemporary Evangelism (EVAN 525)
- Preaching for Special Occasions (HOMI 635)
- Preaching from the Old Testament (HOMI 670)
Career Opportunities in Homiletics
- Senior pastor
- Discipleship pastor
- Christian Educator
- Curriculum Director
- Instructional Supervisor
- Speaker or Evangelist