BS Religion Biblical and Theological Studies
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Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jun 28, 2021
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Help Others Explore the Scriptures by Earning an Online Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition

By studying scripture in-depth, new truths are continuously revealed. For this reason, trained biblical scholars are needed for conducting valid and credible research for the distribution of further insight into understanding the messages in scripture. If you wish to meet this need, earn an online degree with Liberty University to answer the calling!

Our online M.A. degree will prepare you to take the next step towards achieving your desired career path, cultivating you into a scripturally-grounded leader prepared for the challenging tasks at hand.


Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity degree is approved by ATS and has met rigorous accreditation standards, so you can feel confident that your degree is both academically excellent and well-respected among churches, ministries, and nonprofit organizations.

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Why Should You Choose the Online Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition?

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition allows students to use advanced research skills and original biblical languages to exposit biblical passages. Students will be able to examine the Old and New Testaments from a conservative evangelical perspective while exhibiting knowledge of literature appropriate to the discipline of biblical exposition.

For those looking to pursue research degrees in biblical studies, the Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition will prepare you through detailed studies of various books of the Bible. At the same time, students in this program can be confident it will prepare them to further their personal impact on ministry. 

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What Will You Learn in the Online Master’s Degree in Biblical Exposition?

This Liberty University online program is designed to give you advanced research skills in biblical languages to exposit biblical passages. You will learn in-demand skills and receive an in-depth picture of the Old and New Testament and understanding of biblical literature appropriate to biblical exposition. Through this program, you will enhance your communication skills in leadership and academia to help your ministry.

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Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition Program Highlights

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help 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.
  • Liberty’s online ministry master’s degrees have received’s Best Online Master’s in Ministry award for 2019.
  • Liberty University values your previously earned college credit, training, military, and on-the-job experience and allows you to transfer up to 50% of your degree to Liberty through our Experience Plus program. Visit our Experience Plus page to learn more.
  • You can complete your online master’s degree in biblical exposition in as little as 2 years.

M.A. in Biblical Exposition Degree Information

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Potential Career Options for Master’s in Biblical Exposition Graduates

  • Higher education instruction
  • Christian education director
  • Biblical scholarship
  • Global missionary ministry
  • Research/ author

Admission Requirements for Online Graduate Divinity Programs

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • School of Divinity Questionnaire
  • Contact information for one pastoral recommender
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first. 

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 – only $165/credit at 15 credit hours!*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set log-in times.

*Credits taken above 15 credit hours for the online degree in biblical exposition are charged at the part-time rate.