M.A. in Religion: Theology

Master's Degree in Religion: Theology

Residential Master’s Degree in Religion: Theology

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Enhance your understanding of theology as it relates to ministry, leadership, and your spiritual life. Are you fascinated by the deep, interwoven messages and themes of the Bible? Do you enjoy the academic study of Scripture? The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Theology is a comprehensive degree essential for gaining an in-depth understanding of Scripture and biblical truths.

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

The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) degree provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. Through this degree, you’ll participate in the intensive study of the Scriptures and the essential truths of the Christian message.

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.

The M.A. in Religion (M.A.R.): Theology 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.: Theology

Credit Hours

60 total credit hours

Program of Study

Master of Arts (M.A.R.): Theology

Admissions Requirements

Find M.A.R in Theology admissions requirements.

Courses in Theology

  • Discipleship Ministries (DSMN 500)
  • Contemporary Evangelism (EVAN 525)
  • Doctrine of God (THEO 626)
  • Eschatology (THEO 630)

Career Opportunities With an M.A.R. Degree

  • Associate Pastor
  • Church Education Administrator
  • Lay Ministry Leader
  • Missionary
  • Teaching Pastor