Biblical Exposition
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100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
May 13, 2024
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Foster a Deep Understanding of Scripture by Earning an Online Master of Arts in Bible Exposition

Do you have a longing in your heart for the Bible? Do you want to teach others what the Bible says with understanding and authority? Liberty’s biblical exegesis master’s degree can help! As a student at a Christian university with a long history of Training Champions for Christ, you can be confident that you are receiving a world-class and theologically sound biblical education.

Our online MA in Biblical Exposition is designed to provide you with an understanding of biblical texts so that you can give expository sermons, apply biblical truth to your life, and provide biblical interpretation in a variety of contexts.

Partner with Liberty today and begin your journey into the exegesis of biblical texts.


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 Choose Liberty’s Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition?

Liberty’s 100% online Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition is designed so that you can remain active in your career, community, and church ー all while pursuing your education.

In addition, our courses have no set login times and are taught by faculty who have advanced degrees in their field. With a degree that is taught by leading experts and designed to prepare you for success, you can be better prepared for expository preaching and other ministry-related roles.

For those looking to pursue research degrees in biblical studies, the Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition can help prepare you through detailed studies of various books of the Bible, their languages, and historical context. At Liberty, we want to partner with you as you pursue the calling God has on your life.

What is the difference between a master of arts in biblical communication and a master’s in biblical exegesis?

A master of arts in biblical communication may focus more on how different people in the Bible communicated, and how this can impact communication within a church. With our master’s in biblical exegesis, you can learn these skills while also learning the original languages that the Bible was written in. In addition, your courses will also explore homiletics and expository teaching. At Liberty, you can receive a well-rounded education that covers biblical communication while focusing on the application of scripture.

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

Our biblical exegesis program is designed to provide you with an in-depth knowledge of biblical texts in their original languages, research and analytical skills, and the ability to turn your knowledge into wisdom 一 whether it be in professional ministry or educating young minds in a post-secondary institution. 

You will begin your study with a course in exegetical preaching designed to produce a foundation for the rest of your courses. After that, you will take various courses in different areas of the Bible, Greek, and Hebrew so that you are able to teach with extensive knowledge and authority.

In addition, you will take courses in systematic theology so that you are able to blend your exegetical knowledge with the wider narrative of the Bible.

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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 in the top 10% of’s best 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.
  • The majority of tuition for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Electronic textbooks are provided for many divinity courses* all for one convenient fee. To continue our mission of providing affordable education, this fee is waived for students who enroll by Summer 2024 D-term.
  • 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.
  • You can complete your online master’s degree in biblical exposition in as little as 1.5 years.

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

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Potential Career Options for Master’s in Biblical Exposition Graduates

As a graduate of our online Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition, here are some of the positions you may be eligible to pursue:

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

Admission Requirements for Our Online MA in Biblical Exposition

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 (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

*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 login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Credits taken below 9 and above 15 credit hours for the online degree in biblical exposition are charged at the part-time rate.