Online Masters Degree Programs
Available Master’s Degrees
Value of a Master’s Degree
Why Choose Liberty?
What To Expect
What Will You Learn?
Military Benefits
Transfer Policies

Here’s what you can expect when you pursue an online masters degree program through Liberty University:

  • Affordability | Tuition has been frozen for all online master’s programs for the past 9 years — and counting — because Liberty University strives to keep your costs low. Liberty is recognized by multiple institutions for its affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.
  • Credibility | Liberty University is regionally accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and holds some of the highest programmatic accreditation for the School of Education (CAEP), School of Nursing (CCNE), School of Business (ACBSP), School of Music (NASM), and School of Behavioral Sciences (CACREP).
  • Flexibility | Most of Liberty’s online master’s courses are offered in a flexible, 8-week course format with 8 different start dates throughout the year.
  • Professional instructors | Every online professor has professional experience in their field, and Liberty professors are known for their personal investment in their students. You can benefit from real-world knowledge and mentorship in your virtual classroom.
  • Simple admission process | There are no GRE requirements for Liberty’s online master’s degrees. Submit your official college transcripts, or let us request them for you through our Transcript Request Form
  • Student support | Admission counselors, academic advisors, and a technical support team are here to assist you from day one — through the admission process to graduation.


“Getting my degree from Liberty has been well worth the time, energy, and cost. The Christian worldview is priceless, and the educational value is second to none. The standard of excellence of the university is a worthy challenge to embrace.”

— Carolyn P. | M.A. Professional Counseling, ’12

Earn an Online Masters Program That Fits Your Needs — And Your Life

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No matter why you’re looking for a master’s degree, you can find one that meets your needs at Liberty University. Maybe an online master’s degree is required to move you forward in your profession. Perhaps you’re ready to start down a new career path, or maybe you simply want the competitive edge a graduate degree can bring.

At Liberty, you can choose from a wide variety of nearly 300 master’s degrees that are flexible, affordable, and designed to help you achieve personal and professional success. Most degree programs are 100% online and offered in an 8-week course format, so no matter your work, family, or volunteer obligations, you can find a program that fits your schedule.

Our online master’s degree programs have been designed with your success in mind. We imagine what a better world would look like — and then we train the people who would work there. Partner with us to gain valuable skills and take your career to new heights!

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What’s the Value of an Online Masters Program?

At Liberty, you can strengthen your communication, research, and critical thinking skills and accomplish something remarkable. Earning an advanced degree isn’t just something you do – it can be an invaluable experience. Take a look at some other reasons why earning an online master’s degree is worth it.

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Return on Investment

What else will you get? The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that professionals who hold a master’s degree are paid an average of 18% more than professionals who only hold a bachelor’s degree.* In many cases, a master’s degree is a wise investment that can increase your earning potential and boost your chances of earning a promotion.

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Pursuing a master’s degree can enrich your life. You’ll spend time studying, researching, and writing while you pursue your educational and career goals, but many students find great personal and professional fulfillment along the way. At Liberty, we don’t just want you to earn a life-changing degree — we want you to derive satisfaction from the work you do.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Unemployment rates and earnings by educational attainment, 2021 (viewed online July 18, 2022). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Employment Opportunities

If your purpose for completing a master’s degree is to gain new employment, you’re on the right track. The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates a 16.4% increase in entry-level positions requiring applicants to have an earned master’s degree by 2030.**

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An increasing number of employers prefer that you have a master’s degree — which can make you a more attractive job candidate than someone without a master’s degree. If you haven’t started yet, don’t worry. Liberty University offers nearly 300 online master’s degrees in a variety of areas and career fields. Our master’s degrees are designed to help give you a professional edge — whatever your calling may be.

**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Employment, wages, and projected change in employment by typical entry-level education (viewed online July 18, 2022). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.


Chances are you’re a working professional with a home, a family, and an active social life. What if you could pursue your degree while still working full-time? Or take classes without moving your family across the country or the globe?

By earning your master’s degree online at Liberty, you’ll have the opportunity to reap all the benefits of higher education and advanced training without pausing your life. You can complete classes on your own time while maintaining all of your professional and social relationships.


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Professional Connections

At Liberty, we don’t believe that mastering concepts and gaining advanced knowledge should be the only benefits of a master’s degree, which is why our world-class online learning environment is designed to facilitate collaboration and networking. You won’t just have the chance to build lasting relationships with your professors at Liberty — you’ll also work alongside students like yourself, and in turn, be able to develop lasting professional connections.

Providing World-Class Education to Military Students Across the Globe

Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a small token of our thanks for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you by offering 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)
  • 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)

We appreciate your service to our country – here’s one way we thank you

Liberty University values your service to our country. To show our appreciation, we offer multiple benefits to our online military students such as tuition discounts. Additionally, we accept military benefits including the GI Bill® and tuition assistance (TA).

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What Will You Learn in Our Online Masters Degree Programs?

You want an education that’s worth the effort you put into it, and we want you to be proud of the education you receive. As a result, your online master’s degree through Liberty University can give you:

  • Advanced knowledge of a specialized body of theoretical and applied topics
  • A high level of skills and techniques associated with your chosen field
  • A range of transferable and professional abilities gained through independent and highly focused learning and research

Your online master’s degree program will be taught by professional educators dedicated to your academic success. Our professors are available to mentor you while teaching from a biblical worldview. Choose one of the online master’s degree programs we offer and join a growing community of innovators, dreamers, and leaders.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Our Online Masters Programs

At Liberty, we make getting a master’s degree online as simple as possible. Here are a few frequently asked questions we hear from potential students about our online master’s degrees:

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Available Online Masters Degrees

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Why Choose Liberty University for Your Online Masters Program?

As you grow in your profession, you may find that many fields require a master’s degree for continued advancement. A master’s degree demonstrates your high level of expertise in a specific area of study and is available to students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree. Having a master’s degree can help you stand out from among your peers — especially in competitive career fields. 

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As an institution with decades of experience in distance education, we understand what it takes to design an online master’s degree that meets your needs. Whether you’re studying business, computer science, nursing, or another subject, we recognize that your personal commitments don’t change when you become a graduate student — even if you’re taking online courses. That’s why we’ve put a great deal of time and effort into making a graduate-level education that’s offered online as simple as possible for you. 

Liberty University is dedicated to helping you expand your knowledge and pursue new career opportunities. Our variety of online master’s degree programs are designed to add to your existing expertise. As a result, our advanced degrees can help you become even more competitive in today’s labor market. 

Furthermore, we offer nearly 300 online master’s degree programs, allowing you to find a program that fits you perfectly. Look through our wide range of options and find the degree program designed for you. 

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Getting a master’s degree shouldn’t mean putting the important people, plans, and responsibilities in your life on hold. Completing an online master’s degree program at Liberty University is a great way to advance your career without losing the time needed for other priorities. In fact, many of our online master’s degrees can be completed in as little as 12 months! 

Contact an admissions counselor today and see how an online master’s degree from Liberty University can give you the skills and knowledge you need to shape a better world.

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Liberty University has been leading the way in distance learning programs since 1985. As a result, our experience has taught us how to streamline your education so you can focus on what really matters to you. 

At Liberty, our mission is to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting the world. We don’t just train skilled workers — we train exceptional professionals who want to make a difference. Your online master’s degree program at Liberty University can equip you to thrive both personally and professionally, and with one of our degrees, you can lead in your industry, go further in your field, or start a new career.  

Most of our master’s degree programs are 100% online. Every online degree, master’s and otherwise,  meets the same rigorous accreditation standards as the residential degrees offered on our campus in Lynchburg, Va. Each online master’s program includes a balance between theory, research, and hands-on training. At Liberty, you’ll work hard for your degree — and be glad that you did. 

Our goal isn’t just to develop tomorrow’s leaders — it’s to train standout professionals who have the skills, knowledge, and expertise needed to inspire teams and pioneer industries. At Liberty, we want to provide you with a world-class education, and by partnering with us, you can receive the training you need to be a Champion for Christ in your field.

Transfer Policies

At Liberty, we want to help you make the most of your prior education by allowing you to transfer in previously earned college credit. That’s why you can transfer in up to 50% of your total credits for a master’s or doctoral program!

Some restrictions apply. Please visit our Transfer Policy page for more information.