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M.A. in Religion: Global Studies

Master of Arts in Religion: Global Studies degree from Liberty University

Residential Master’s Degree in Religion: Global Studies

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Enhance your ability to serve the worldwide church with the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Global Studies degree.

The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. And, with the Global Studies cognate, you’ll gain a foundation in cultural studies, ministry and worship techniques, and an intensive study of Scripture.  

Appropriate as an entry level and general professional degree in religion, this program offers intensive study in the Scriptures and the essential truths of the Christian message. The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Global Studies degree benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. It also lays the groundwork for potential advanced studies in a program like the 75-hour Master of Divinity.

Explore Scripture and the essential truths of Christianity with this degree, and graduate ready to continue your education or enter the ministry.

The M.A. in Religion (M.A.R.): Global Studies 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.A.R.: Global Studies

Credit Hours

60 total credit hours

Program of Study

Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Global Studies

Admissions Requirements

Find M.A.R. in Global Studies admissions requirements.

Featured Courses in Religion & Global Studies

  • Contemporary Evangelism (EVAN 525)
  • Introduction to Islam (GLST 525)
  • Cultural Anthropology (GLST 600)
  • History and Theory of Global Engagement (GLST 605)

Career Opportunities With an M.A.R. Degree

  • Associate Pastor
  • Church Education Administrator

  • Lay Ministry Leader

  • Missionary

  • Teaching Pastor