Learn How to Defend Your Faith with Liberty’s Master of Divinity Online – Christian Apologetics Degree
Do you want to learn how to defend your Christian faith in an increasingly secular world? By studying Apologetics, you will learn how to defend the Christian faith, by formulating a case for the accuracy of its historical claims and the soundness of its theology.
Liberty University’s Master of Divinity (M.Div.) online – Christian Apologetics degree will not only equip you with training and foundational knowledge in pastoral leadership and ministry but also provide the tools you need to succeed in logically defending your Christian faith. Throughout this program, you will study discipleship, expository teaching and preaching, leadership, hermeneutics, and theology. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to study through apologetic issues, including faith and reason, and miracles.
Why Choose Liberty University’s Master of Divinity Online – Christian Apologetics Degree?
Liberty University is one of the largest Christian universities in the world. With our mission of Training Champions for Christ, you can rest assured that you will receive the support and training you need to be successful in your career. We are passionate about teaching students how to defend their faith through our apologetics classes, and through our online seminary school —the Rawlings School of Divinity — you will study biblical theology with professors who have doctorates and years of experience in the ministry field.
Our Master of Divinity online degree programs are among the most affordable M.Div. degrees you will find, as we offer low tuition rates per credit hour and tuition block rates for those pursuing their degree full-time. You do not have to sacrifice quality for flexibility when you pursue our Christian Apologetics degree, as our Master of Divinity degrees can be completed 100% online.
What Will You Learn in Our Master of Divinity Online – Christian Apologetics Degree?
Our Master of Divinity online program has numerous specializations and features a wide variety of in-depth coursework ranging from the study of apologetics, church ministry, evangelism, and homiletics, to Old and New Testament study and theology. Our Christian Apologetics specialization features 12 credit hours of focused study and training in the history of apologetics, faith and reason, miracles and current issues in apologetics. As you progress in this degree program, you will demonstrate a deeper understanding of scripture and its application to contemporary situations. You will also be equipped to evangelize and disciple new believers as you become trained in defending and promoting the Christian faith.
We encourage you to review our featured courses section and explore what you could be learning as early as our next start date!
- APOL 520 – History of Christian Apologetics
- APOL 550 – Faith and Reason
- APOL 610 – Miracles
- APOL 630 – Current Issues in Apologetics
Master of Divinity Degree Information
- 100% Online with optional intensives
- A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred to Liberty if approved.
- This program falls under the Rawlings School of Divinity.
- View the Degree Completion Plan
- View our Divinity course guides. (login required)
Online Master of Divinity Program Military Benefits
Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. 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:
- The discounted tuition rate of $275 (per credit hour for part-time enrollment.)
- Discounted Divinity Block Rate: $2,475 (per semester – only $165/credit at 15 credit hours!*)
- 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.
*Credits taken above 15 credit hours for the Masters of Divinity Online are charged at the part-time rate.
Potential Career Options for Graduates of the M.Div. Online Degree
- Senior Pastor
- Christian Educator
- Curriculum Director
- Instructional Supervisor
A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA or above 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 available
- Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
- School of Divinity Questionnaire
- Pastoral Recommendation Contact Information
- 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.
Highlights of Our M.Div. Online Program
- By earning your Master of Divinity online from a nonprofit university whose online programs are ranked in the top 1% 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 our M.Div. online programs has not increased in four straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
- Study under theologians and missionaries with real-world experience in our online M.Div.’s web-based content developed by Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity.
- Complete content for the M.Div. program 100% online, or take advantage of optional on-campus intensives and meet your peers and professors while you gain valuable hands-on training.