Master of Theology - Theology Online

Master of Theology – Theology

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Master of Theology – Theology

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Enhance Your Ministry with Liberty’s Master of Theology (Th.M.) in Theology

Understanding the nature of God is a continual aspiration man has been seeking to attain. While this pursuit is difficult for obtainment, qualified religious scholars are needed to help provide clarification into the truths revealed in scripture. Liberty University’s Master of Theology (Th.M.) – Theology degree online will help you further your career by having the ability to address many of the difficult issues facing our modern society from a biblical worldview. This Th.M. degree provides you with a well-balanced online education, training you to dig deeper into theology and Christian thought by working to understand ecclesiology and eschatology. This online theology degree encourages cultivating your personal relationship with God for serving your community or target outreach best.

With this flexible & affordable, 100% online degree format, you will take part in an intense study of theology which is an excellent choice for pastors, educators, and full-time members wishing to increase their knowledge base while working in the area of ministry. The Th.M. degree focuses on advanced preparation for those called to service in theological education or those planning to pursue degree programs at the doctoral level. Please note that the Master in Theology postgraduate degree requires a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or equivalent for admission.

What Will You Learn in Our Master of Theology Degree?

  • Theology of global engagement
  • Ethics and Christian ministry
  • Doctrine of God

Taught by seasoned professors in the field of theology and biblical studies, each class completed leaves you with a greater understanding of theology and its application. Liberty University’s Th.M. online education will prepare you for service in a myriad of Christian ministries through the development of a strong foundation in orthodox Christian thought and theology. Your Th.M. training will leave you capable of reaching and surpassing your goals, forming you into the leader needed for active ministry.

Master of Theology Potential Career Options

  • Educator
  • Family pastor
  • Missionary
  • Professor

Master of Theology (ThM) Online Program Benefits

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 ThM degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field. 
  • Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity has been accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity degree has been 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • You can complete this Th.M. program in as little as 1 year.

*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 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 Master of Theology in Theology are charged at the part-time rate.

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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Jun 24, 2024

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