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Monday Master’s Program

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A New Pathway for Theological Education

Gain a master’s degree while continuing to lead in your area of ministry with Monday-only classes.

Through the Monday Masters program, students can earn a 36-hour M.A. in under two years by taking two residential Monday-only classes plus at least one online course, per semester. Ideal for students who work in ministry full-time and want to experience classes in-person from the Rawlings School of Divinity leading faculty.

Do you live in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia? You could qualify for the full-tuition Keesee Scholarship when you take these Monday-only master’s courses. Visit for more information.

This pathway applies to these master’s degrees:

Monday Block Schedule

Fall ’23

8-10:30 a.m.
12:30-3 p.m.
3:30-6 p.m.
7-9:30 p.m.

Spring ’24

8-10:30 a.m.
12:30-3 p.m.
3:30-6 p.m.
7-9:30 p.m.


*these schedules are subject to change.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to complete the degree in two years?

No. Students may take courses at their own pace.

Are there any extra fees related to Monday Master’s classes?

There are no additional fees beyond what a student would be required to pay by taking the course on campus during any other time. For more information on university tuition and fees, see Student Financial Services.

How should I apply for the Monday Master’s program?

There is no special application other than the standard application for admission. Pay close attention to when resident registration opens up. Monday classes are popular and fill up fast!

Can I take Monday Master’s classes without relocating to Lynchburg?

Yes. Students are welcome to take Monday Master’s courses and commute to campus.