Answer the call and prepare for ministry with a Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Pastoral Ministries degree from Liberty University. Gain the skills you’ll need for effective church leadership while focusing on fundamental techniques in understanding behavior, ministry environments, and prayer.
The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. And with the Pastoral Ministries cognate, you’ll get in-depth study in pastoral care, spiritual warfare, and the important factors of ministry growth and success through effective pastoral leadership.
This program 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.): Pastoral Ministries degree is also offered online
60 total credit hours
Find M.A.R. in Pastoral Ministries admissions requirements, transfer information, and accreditation on the Residential Admissions site.