Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

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Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Program

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Get the core values, knowledge, and skills you need to effectively serve in professional Christian ministry. The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) will prepare you through in-depth study of biblical leadership principles and strategies as well as intensive study of the Scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith.

As a standard professional degree for ministry, the Master of Divinity offers specializations in areas like Global Studies, Pastoral Counseling, and Christian Apologetics. Potential careers include senior pastor, missionary, and military chaplain.

Up to 45 credit hours can be transferred into this program.

Liberty Theological Seminary 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.

Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Degree Programs

Biblical Languages (75 hr.)

Biblical Languages (90 hr.)

Biblical Studies

Christian Apologetics

Christian Leadership & Church Ministries

Christian Ministries

Christian Thought

Church History

Church Ministry in the Digital Age

Discipleship Ministries

General Master of Divinity

Global Studies



Pastoral Counseling

Professional Chaplaincy


Youth & Family Ministries


Admissions Requirements

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Career Opportunities with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

  • Military chaplain
  • Senior pastor
  • Youth pastor
  • Missionary
  • Evangelist
  • Church planter
  • Worship leader
  • Pastoral counselor
  • Discipleship pastor
  • Apologist