Graduate Certificate in Bible Exposition Empowering Leaders with Biblical Knowledge


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Transfer in up to 50% of the certificate total

Are you seeking a deeper understanding of the Bible’s purpose and meaning? Whether you want to grow in your personal walk with Christ or increase the effectiveness of your ministry, Liberty University’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in Bible Exposition can help you dive deeper into the truths of Scripture. Our program offers advanced training in hermeneutics and biblical languages so you can gain further insight into God’s Word.

For a Christian ministry to be effective, it must be firmly rooted in Scripture. With Liberty’s online certificate in Bible exposition, you can sharpen your biblical interpretation skills and prepare to help other people understand the Gospel. Maybe you are a pastor or church leader looking to better serve your congregation. Perhaps you hope to conduct in-depth research as a biblical scholar or write publications on various scriptural topics. No matter what your goals are, our Bible exposition program can help you gain the tools you need to succeed.

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  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Liberty has been a pioneer in distance learning since 1985. A lot has changed since then, but our commitment to Training Champions for Christ has not. We seek to offer programs that meet your needs as a student and as a professional. That’s why our Graduate Certificate in Bible Exposition is available 100% online with no set login times. You can complete your coursework from the comfort of your home and easily access your class materials whenever you need them.

A graduate certificate is an excellent alternative to a full-length degree because it allows you to gain new skills and credentials while saving time and money. If you decide to continue your studies into a master’s degree, credits from this certificate can transfer into both our Master of Divinity – General and our Master of Religious Education.

Maybe you already have a master’s degree in a different area but want to pursue a doctoral divinity degree. If so, the 15 credit hours from this certificate can help you meet the admission requirements for our PhD in Bible Exposition. Additionally, 12 of those credit hours can be applied toward the PhD program — allowing you to get a head start on your doctorate while only paying the graduate tuition rate for your certificate courses.

This online certificate in Bible exposition is designed to help you interpret God’s Word — a skill that is vital for believers in all walks of life and particularly vital for those who serve as pastors and ministry leaders. Whether you work directly in the church or not, our online Bible exposition courses can help you understand and communicate essential biblical truths. With our online Bible exposition program, you can grow in your faith and help others develop a commitment to the Christian life.

Throughout your courses, you can learn how to accurately interpret a biblical text, analyze alternative interpretations of a given passage, and evaluate major hermeneutical problems related to the study of Scripture. You’ll also explore introductory and advanced topics in both the Greek and Hebrew languages, including alphabets, syntaxes, and verbal systems. With these skills, you can train to become an effective preacher and teacher of Scripture as you fulfill the Great Commission.

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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.

Grad & Postgrad Divinity Block Rate (9-15 credit hours) $2,750
Grad & Postgrad Divinity Part Time (0-8.99 or over 15 credit hours) $395/Credit
Military Grad & Postgrad Divinity Block Rate (9-15 credit hours) $2,475
Military Grad & Postgrad Divinity Part Time (0-8.99 or over 15 credit hours) $275/Credit

These rates also apply to the MA in Pastoral Counseling, which falls under the School of Behavioral Sciences.

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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 – $275 per credit hour for part-time graduate and postgraduate divinity courses
  • Discounted divinity block rate – $2,475 per semester*
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)**
  • 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)

These benefits also apply to the MA in Pastoral Counseling, which falls under the School of Behavioral Sciences.

*Credits taken below 9 and above 15 credit hours per semester are charged at the part-time rate.

**Not applicable to certificates.