Admission Requirements

Master of Arts in Theological Studies (M.A.T.S.)

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  • Credit Hours Required: 36
  • 2017-2018 Tuition: $395 per credit hour (Part-time) | $2,750 per semester cap for 9-15 credit hours (Full-time)
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Seeking an introductory graduate degree in religion so you can serve in ministry or a supportive role in your local church? The Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree from the Rawlings School of Divinity offers key courses like Introduction to the Old and New Testament, Introduction to Apologetics, and Survey of Theology.


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Requirements

  • $50.00 application fee (beginning Fall 2016, the application fee will be deferred and assessed during Financial Check-In)
  • Regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA for admission.
    • Official College Transcripts (must be mailed directly from your college to Liberty University in an official, sealed envelope or sent via an official electronic sending service such as E-Script, Parchment, National Clearinghouse, etc.)
    • If you would like for Liberty University to request that your college transcripts be submitted and do not have a current balance at your university, please complete the Transcript Request Form (for domestic students only).
  • Self-Certification Form (for students in the final term of their bachelor's degree)
  • Rawlings School of Divinity Questionnaire
  • Pastoral Recommender Contact Information
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a Graduation Application through their ASIST Account.
  • Additional admission requirements for international students

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