School Of Divinity Masters Program

Why Choose Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity for Your Online Master’s in Religious Studies?

If you are an aspiring or current Christian pastor, teacher, or evangelist, you will be glad to know that our Rawlings School of Divinity is one of the world’s largest schools for religious studies and ministerial training.

Liberty University is dedicated to Training Champions for Christ. You can confidently pursue a master’s degree knowing that our renowned faculty has a firm commitment to Christian ministry and theology.

Since 1985, we have been pioneering distance education. Now, our faculty and staff educate people all over the world through 100% online master’s degrees. Additionally, you have the opportunity to get practical experience while earning college credits through some of our internships and practicums.

If you are considering pursuing higher education after your graduate degree, we recommend looking at degrees with a thesis track. These online master’s programs offer excellent preparation for your doctoral dissertation.

Review all of the School of Divinity master’s degrees below:


Pursue your Graduate Degree in Divinity and Theological Studies

We offer online graduate programs in divinity that are 36, 60, and 75+ credit hours. Find an online master’s degree that advances your ministry goals as well as realistically fits your schedule and timeline. Here are some possible related careers:

Our professors share your faith and are dedicated to helping you fulfill God’s plan for your life. Learn relevant information from educators who know what it takes to run effective and fruitful ministries. Gain access to a wide variety of religious texts and information through the Jerry Falwell Library.

Apply online by choosing the degree that best suits your needs. If you need help deciding which path is the best for your goals, call to speak with an admissions advisor at (800) 424-9595!

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What are the Benefits of an Online Master’s Degree from Liberty University?

Our online degree programs offer students great benefits, including:

  • Earning your degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility sets you apart from others.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 4 straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Liberty’s online ministry master’s degrees have received BestColleges.com’s Best Online Master’s in Ministry award for 2018.
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times.

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: 

  • 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)
  • Discounted divinity block rate: $2,475 per semester for students taking 9-15 credits – only $165/credit at 15 credit hours*

*Credits taken above 15 credit hours are charged at the part-time rate.