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Master of Theology: Homiletics

Master of Theology in Homiletics

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Residential Master of Theology: Homiletics

Go on to get your Ph.D. with Liberty’s Master of Theology (Th.M.) program. Or, strengthen your expertise in your field.

Prepare for a career in ministry with the Master of Theology (Th.M.): Homiletics degree.

Learn how to create sermons to meet the needs of a church congregation. Study the methods of interpretation and practice forming expository sermon outlines. Practice preaching to a contemporary audience.

With a focus on homiletics, you’ll delve into the essential truths of Christianity that will help you to establish your ministry. Gain foundational instruction in the genres and theological themes of Scripture. Prepare to deliver sermons on a variety of subjects, including sermons for special occasions such as Christmas, Easter, weddings, and funerals.

With the Master of Theology (Th.M.): Homiletics degree, you’ll graduate ready to serve the church in a ministry position.

Thesis or Non-Thesis?

The decision between a thesis track and a non-thesis track generally revolves around your interest in future Ph.D. work. Many credible Ph.D. programs will not accept a student who has not already completed a thesis. Students not interested in a future Ph.D. have the option of choosing the non-thesis track. The non-thesis option provides a Capstone research project that allows you to do an advanced research project in your chosen field of study.

The Master of Theology (Th.M.): Homiletics degree is also available 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 regionally accredited by SACSCOC.

Academics: Th.M.: Homiletics

Featured Homiletics Courses

  • Modern & Contemporary Christian Thought (THEO 603)
  • Biblical Theology (THEO 610)
  • Expository Preaching (HOMI 605)
  • Evangelistic Preaching (HOMI 612)
  • Preaching for Special Occasions (HOMI 635)

Admissions Requirements & More

Find Master of Theology (Th.M.): Homiletics admissions requirements, transfer information, and accreditation on the Residential Admissions site.


Career Opportunities With a Th.M. Degree

  • Pastor
  • Teacher
  • Missionary
  • Ph.D. Program