MA Christian Apologetics Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
A maximum of 18 credit hours may transfer to Liberty if approved
Next Start Date
July 2, 2018

Follow Your Calling with a Master’s Degree in Christian Apologetics Online

Liberty University’s Master’s degree Christian Apologetics is a 100% online Christian ministry degree program. Our apologetics online course will provide you with the philosophical, historical, and biblical knowledge to defend the truth-claims of Christianity. Through our apologetics courses, you will be provided with a deeper knowledge of Scripture for personal ministry or to strengthen your understanding of the Bible.

What is Christian Apologetics?

Christian apologetics is the study and research of historical, evidential and reasonable facts to defend Christian theology. Individuals in Christian apologetics strive to find outside sources to reinforce the authenticity of the teachings found in the Bible. Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics strives to uphold this pursuit through ensuring that each apologetics course has a rich foundation in biblical principles. Students receive this form of education through the exploration of hermeneutics, studying miracles within the Bible, and the history of Christian Apologetics.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s Degree in Christian Apologetics?

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics was created to provide quality education for those who desire to enter Christian ministry. Liberty’s 100% online Master’s degree in Christian Apologetics is an excellent next step in your education or can be used to further your ministry. We know that many of our students are currently serving in a ministry or career and need the flexibility and structure that an online degree offers. With a Master’s degree in Christian Apologetics, you can better understand the Scriptures to effectively identify and defend false teachings. For the gospel to be understood, it must be clearly communicated. Liberty University is proud to partner with you through an online degree as you prepare for a lifetime of effective ministry!

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M.A. in Christian Apologetics Degree Information

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Military Benefits

Are you an Active Duty, Reserve, or National Guard service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Potential Career Options with a Master’s Degree in Christian Apologetics

  • Apologist
  • Author
  • Campus Minister
  • Associate or Youth Pastor

Admission Requirements for Online Graduate Divinity Programs

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.5 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; if not available, submit a 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.

Benefits of Earning a Master’s Degree in Christian Apologetics

  • By earning your Master’s degree in Christian Apologetics from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Tuition for the Master’s degree in Christian Apologetics has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Receive quality education from some of the world’s leading evangelical professors.
  • Build upon core values, knowledge, and skills needed to serve the community as a spiritual leader.