Admission Requirements

Master of Arts in Philosophical Studies (M.A.P.S.)

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  • $50 application fee
    • Alumni of Liberty will have their application fee waived when they submit a paper application (one time only).
    • Active Military men and women will have their application fee waived when they submit a paper application   .
  • Regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing (at least a 2.0 GPA for admission on caution)
    • Official college transcripts (must be mailed directly from your college to Liberty University in an official, sealed envelope)
  • GRE: The applicant must have a minimum score of 300 total in the verbal and quantitative sections and 3.5 in the analytical writing section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), or have successfully completed 12 credit hours of graduate-level coursework.
  • Written Statement of Purpose-The Statement of Purpose is a one page paper that discusses your goals for your intended academic program, as well as, an explanation of what you hope to gain from and contribute to the program.
  • Self-Certification Form (for students in the final term of their bachelor's degree).
  • One Faculty Letter of Recommendation (must be on University letterhead with faculty signature).
  • The applicant must have an undergraduate major or minor in philosophy, religious studies, the humanities, or a related field.
  • Current Liberty undergraduate applicants must complete Graduation Application.
  • Additional admission requirements for international students

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