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General Transfer Policies

  • Regionally or Nationally Accredited Institution, approved through the Department of Education
  • Grade of C- or higher (graduate)
  • Grade of B- or higher (doctoral)
  • Similar in content and scope of courses offered at Liberty University
  • At least 3 semester hours (4.5 quarter hours) per course
  • Taken from a graduate program in a closely related field
  • Credit must be from a like-minded institution

Degree Specific Transfer Policies

MA in Biblical Studies

  • Maximum transfer Limit: 30 hours
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • RTCH 500 (Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation)
  • RTCH 680 (Research Methods)
  • THES 690 (Thesis Defense)

MA in Christian Apologetics

  • Maximum transfer limit: 18 hours
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • APOL 679 (Apologetics Capstone)
  • RTCH 500 (Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation)
  • RTCH 680 (Research Methods)
  • THES 690 (Thesis Defense)

 

MA in Christian Ministry (M.A.C.M.)

  • Maximum transfer limit: 18 hours
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • RTCH 500 (Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation

 

MA in Global Studies (M.A.G.S.)

  • Maximum transfer limit: 18 hours
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • GLST 699 (Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation)
  • RTCH 680 (Research Methods)
  • THES 690 (Thesis Defense)

 

MA in Sports Chaplaincy

  • Maximum transfer limit: 18 hours
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • RTCH 500 (Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation)

 

MA Theological Studies (MATS)

  • Maximum transfer limit: 18 hours
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • RTCH 500 (Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation)

 

Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) (all cognates)

  • Maximum transfer limit: 30 hours
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • RTCH 500 (Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation)

 

Master of Divinity (M.Div.) (all cognates)

  • Maximum transfer limit: 36 hours for 75-hour programs; 45 hours for 90-hour programs
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • RTCH 500 (Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation)
  • RTCH 680 (Research Methods)
  • RTCH 690 (Thesis Defense)

 

Master Religious Education (M.R.E.)

  • Maximum transfer limit: 30 hours
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • RTCH 500 (Research, Writing & Ministry Preparation)

 

Master of Theology (Th.M.) (all cognates)

  • Maximum transfer limit: 6 hours
  • Degree age limit: 10 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • RTCH 680 (Research Methods)
  • THES 690 (Thesis Defense)
  • THEO 679 (Theology Capstone)

 

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) (all cognates)

  • Maximum transfer limit: 6 hours
  • Degree age limit: 7 years
  • The following courses are non-transferrable:
  • DMIN 880 (Research & Writing of the Thesis Project)
  • DMIN 889 (Thesis Project Writing)
  • DMIN 890 (Thesis Project Defense)

 

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology and Apologetics (Ph.D.)

  • Maximum transfer limit: 15 hours
  • Degree age limit: 7 years