Executive Certificate in Bible Exposition Lead with Biblical Insight


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the certificate total

Are you a part of a ministry or Christian institution and want to expand on your knowledge of performing biblical exegesis? At Liberty University, our Executive Certificate in Bible Exposition can provide you with graduate- and doctoral-level coursework on Scripture interpretation. You can develop the skills you’ll need to better lead others to Christ and teach them theological truths.

Through this program, you can open doors to a variety of career options as a ministry director, senior pastor, author, professor, publisher, and more. Additionally, this certificate works perfectly with Liberty University’s PhD in Bible Exposition. You can transfer all 21 credits directly into our PhD, giving you a jumpstart on your doctorate if you choose to pursue a terminal degree after completing your certificate.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty, our mission is Training Champions for Christ. In keeping with that mission, we strive for excellence in all that we do. By earning your Executive Certificate from Liberty University, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Flexibility | Each of your certificate courses is offered in a 100% online, 8-week format with 8 different start dates throughout the year. You can complete your certificate at your own pace while continuing to devote time to your family, church, work, and community.
  • Professors | Our professors are distinguished individuals who have led ministries, pastored churches, and authored Christian books. They are ready to partner with you as you complete your certificate and help you with your academic, professional, and spiritual growth.
  • Transfer Opportunities | An exciting feature of our Executive Certificates is that you can transfer all 21 credits directly into one of our doctoral degrees. This certificate allows you to get a jumpstart on your doctorate without committing to the program right away.

If you have taught others about God’s Word as a pastor, ministry director, or professor, then you understand the value of proper biblical exegesis. This knowledge is critical when you are leading and educating others on theology and Christian living. Our Bible exposition certificate is designed to provide you with scholarly biblical knowledge that will help you teach others.

In this program, you will complete doctoral-level courses that will help you develop and hone your preaching skills. You will also take courses in Greek and Hebrew so you can learn the skills needed to perform your own exegesis. Take a look at the required courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for many divinity courses* all for one convenient fee.

*Electronic textbooks are not provided for courses that fall under departments outside the School of Divinity.

Divinity Executive Certificate Block Rate (7-15 credit hours) $2,750
Divinity Executive Certificate Part Time (0-6.99 or over 15 credit hours) $395/Credit
Military Divinity Executive Certificate Block Rate (7-15 credit hours) $2,700
Military Divinity Executive Certificate Part Time (0-6.99 or over 15 credit hours) $300/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $300 per credit hour for part-time divinity Executive Certificate courses
  • Discounted divinity block rate – $2,700 per semester*
  • Roll credits into the corresponding doctoral degree
  • 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 7 and above 15 credit hours per semester are charged at the part-time rate.