MDiv in Biblical Languages Degree Online (90 hr) Discover the Bible’s Roots


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Are you passionate about conducting ministry and sharing the Word of God? Do you want to enrich your understanding of Scripture? Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Divinity (MDiv) in Biblical Languages provides a valuable opportunity for you to study the original languages of Scripture. By studying core aspects of Greek and Hebrew grammar and vocabulary, you can become equipped to more fully discern the Bible’s context, purpose, and meaning.

If you are pursuing full-time ministry or looking to become a pastor, our Master of Divinity provides comprehensive training that can help you serve as a Champion for Christ in your workplace and community. Throughout this program, you’ll explore advanced topics in systematic theology, biblical leadership, pastoral counseling, ministry preparation, and more. The biblical languages specialization can help you diversify your skill set as well as enrich your ministry and personal study of Scripture.

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

Earn a degree that fits your schedule. Liberty’s MDiv in Biblical Languages degree is offered 100% online, allowing you to complete your coursework at your own pace. You’ll have the flexibility to earn your degree from the comfort of your home without needing to relocate or take time off from work to attend classes on campus.

You might be wondering what the best seminary for biblical languages is. As far as schools that offer online biblical languages degrees go, we believe Liberty stands out. Our School of Divinity is accredited by ATS, the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools. You can pursue your degree with confidence knowing that our master’s in biblical languages online has met rigorous academic standards and accreditation requirements.

If you are an experienced ministry professional, our MDiv in Biblical Languages degree can help you expand your skill set and pursue new opportunities for service. Maybe you are new to the field of Christian ministry and haven’t completed a ministry-related bachelor’s degree. If so, this program provides extensive training in critical aspects of discipleship, apologetics, hermeneutics, pastoral counseling, and more.

Whether or not you have current ministry experience, our master’s degree in biblical languages can help you expand your knowledge and strengthen your understanding of Scripture. You’ll study under professors who have years of experience serving in various ministry roles. With their guidance, you can learn how to better reach others with the Gospel and impact the world for Christ.


Liberty Theological Seminary, as part of Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity, is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your seminary 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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Our Master of Divinity online program provides an in-depth study of numerous topics, including apologetics, intercultural communication, theology, evangelism, the history of Christianity, and the study of the Old and New Testaments. Throughout this online seminary program, you can also explore critical tools for interpreting Scripture and sharing it with others. Our goal is to help you develop the knowledge, values, and skills needed to serve others through ministry and reach the world with the truth of Christ.

Within the biblical languages specialization, you’ll take several online Greek and Hebrew classes that are designed to help you study the Bible in its original languages. You’ll also have the freedom to select certain elective courses so you can tailor your degree to match your unique goals. Our faculty are firmly rooted in the Christian faith and committed to helping you thrive in your ministry and enrich your biblical studies.

Our Bible language studies courses can help you:

  • Develop translation and interpretation skills through analyzing select portions of the New Testament.
  • Grasp essential aspects of Greek and Hebrew grammar and syntax.
  • Read basic Hebrew texts from the Bible.
  • Recognize and translate biblical Hebrew and Greek vocabulary words.

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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.

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.

*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.