Master Of Arts In Religion MAR In Church Ministry In The Digital Age

M.A.R. – Church Ministry in the Digital Age

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Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) – Church Ministry in the Digital Age

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Help Spread the Gospel to the Ends of the Earth with Liberty’s M.A.R. in Digital Church Ministry

Expand your church’s ministry beyond the traditional limits of your campus, and open up a new world of opportunity to bring the love of Christ to people across the globe. More and more churches are offering live-streamed options for their sermons and uploading content for members who are connecting and giving solely online. This trend is creating new positions for many churches, and you can help fill them!

The growth and development of the Church are of upmost importance to Jesus – which makes church ministry a vital role for Christians to fill. By pursuing a Master of Arts in Religion – Church Ministry in the Digital Age, you can step into the new digital ministry sector and help church members feel connected to your church family. 

What Will You Learn in Liberty’s M.A.R. in Digital Ministry

As a Master of Arts in Religion student, you will complete 60 credit hours of in-depth biblical study. Through your core religion classes as well as digital church ministry focus, you will learn how to:

  • Compose a discipleship ministry strategy for Christian ministries.
  • Defend the theological and historical foundations of the Christian faith.
  • Devise a plan for personal growth, development, and service.
  • Examine the origins and contents of the Bible as it informs the Christian faith.

Potential Careers for Graduates of the M.A.R. in Digital Ministry

  • Communications liaison
  • Digital ministry leader
  • Digital pastor
  • Director of digital ministries
  • Online campus pastor
  • Youth pastor

Highlights of Our M.A.R. – Church Ministry in the Digital Age Program

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online master’s degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • The majority of tuition for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Electronic textbooks are provided for many divinity courses* all for one convenient fee. To continue our mission of providing affordable education, this fee is waived for students who enroll by Summer 2024 D-term.
  • Your ministry matters – so when you take 9-15 credit hours per semester in your divinity program, you’ll pay a discounted block rate of $2,750. It’s our way of supporting all you do to serve others.
  • Our church ministry in the digital age track is the first of its kind in this field! The combination of foundational religion courses and digital ministry courses will help you engage with cultural studies through digital media in both a practical and academic way.
  • You can complete Liberty’s Master of Arts in Religion in as little as 2 years!

*Electronic textbooks are not provided for courses that fall under departments outside the School of Divinity.

Military Benefits

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • Discounted divinity block rate: $2,475 per semester – only $165/credit at 9-15 credit hours*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Credits taken below 9 and above 15 credit hours for the online Master of Arts in Religion are charged at the part-time rate.

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100% online, 8-week courses

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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

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Jun 24, 2024

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