School Of Divinity Online Seminary School Degrees

Why Choose Liberty University’s Online Seminary for Your Religious Studies Degree?

Your faith and your commitment to Christ has led you to seek out more knowledge about His teachings and the place God has for you and others in the world. Whether you feel called to serve in ministry or set an example for others to follow as you serve in other ways, your desire to fulfill your part in God’s plan has led you here.

At Liberty University, we are committed to Training Champions for Christ. Our John W. Rawlings School of Divinity is one of the world’s largest schools for religious studies and ministerial training. Furthermore, you can be confident knowing that our renowned faculty has a firm commitment to Christian ministry training. 

You can find a diverse range of some of the best online seminary degree programs to match your personal, ministry, and career goals. Liberty University’s online divinity school offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, Doctor of Ministry, and Ph.D. degrees. Likewise, certificates are available at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

This is a great field to pursue if you are older, want to serve your fellow man, or want to work spreading God’s Word and love. The projected job growth is expected to be 8 percent over the next 10 years and about half of the workers are 55 and older.* As our modern-day life becomes more fast-paced and hectic so too does the need for spiritual comfort, whether from a counselor or pastor.

No matter the program you choose, you can be sure that we are committed to our mission of helping to fulfill the Great Commission. As a top online seminary school, our commitment to academic excellence ensures that your degree will be well-respected. We are here to partner with you as you make a positive impact at work and in your family and community.


John W. Rawlings School of Divinity Theological Programs

We are here to help you grow in Christ as you advance in knowledge through our various divinity school online degree programs. Whether you are an aspiring or current Christian pastor, teacher, or evangelist, you will be able to find the best online theological seminary program for you at Liberty. Our core courses offer in-depth training in the skills you need in both ministry and other fields. Use the links below to navigate to all the exciting degree options our School of Divinity has to offer! 


Liberty University is the Best College for Religious Studies and Ministerial Training

Once you’ve had a chance to research the program that best suits your needs, you can apply online. You can also call one of our admissions counselors at (800) 424-9595 to start or continue on your educational journey with Liberty University. 

Some Career and Ministry Options with a Degree from our John W. Rawlings School of Divinity

As one of the top divinity schools in the country, you can be assured that our high-quality courses can prepare you for a career in church ministry or a variety of other fields. Gain a Christian education completely online and obtain the skills that can prepare you for success both spiritually and professionally.

Liberty University offers programs that can give you the edge in careers such as these:

These are just a few of the many degrees you will find in our online seminary programs. Follow your calling to serve and find the degree that is just right for you. Whether you are in the middle of your career or just starting out, we have a wide variety of divinity and seminary programs that can help you in your career path.


What Are the Benefits of Earning a Degree from One of the Best Seminary Schools Online?

  • Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by BestColleges.com — and one of the top 10 online schools in America by Niche.com. Earning your online theology degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences 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 thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

Undergraduate Military Benefits

Graduate Military Benefits

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*Elka Torpey, “Projected job growth in occupations with large shares of older workers,” Career Outlook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2019. (viewed online Feb. 7, 2020). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.