Master of Divinity Online in Global Studies Degree Equip For The Nations


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Do you have a passion for the mission field and reaching others with the Gospel? Liberty University’s Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in Global Studies degree can help enrich your ministry by providing the knowledge and skills you need to fulfill the Great Commission. Our global studies degree focuses on preparing you for global ministry through courses in apologetics, discipleship, leadership, Old and New Testament studies, hermeneutics, evangelism, and pastoral counseling.

Liberty’s Master of Divinity in Global Studies meets the rigor of a normal M.Div. degree, but what sets the global studies Master of Divinity apart is that it is geared toward the nations. If you’re passionate about reaching people with God’s Word, our Master of Divinity in Global Studies online degree can help equip you with the skills you need to be an ambassador for Christ around the world.


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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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

As one of the largest Christian universities in the world, Liberty’s mission is to Train Champions for Christ. You can rest assured that you are receiving the world-class support and training imperative to success in your career. We are passionate about teaching students like you how to fulfill the Great Commission by offering an online divinity degree that can help provide the credentials you need to serve locally and abroad.

As you’re looking for an accredited Master of Divinity degree online, we know that time is an important factor. When studying full time, you can complete the 100% online Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in as little as 2 years!

The John W. Rawlings School of Divinity is more than an online seminary – with dedicated professors who have advanced degrees and years of experience in the global ministry field, you can be confident in your education. Additionally, with our flexible, 100% online format, you can pursue your divinity degree at your own pace from anywhere in the world.

Our Master of Divinity degree program features a wide variety of in-depth coursework. From the study of apologetics, church ministry, evangelism, and homiletics, to Old and New Testament study and theology, you can be sure you are receiving a comprehensive education. The John W. Rawlings School of Divinity focuses on theoretical and practical core knowledge to provide a balanced and fruitful learning experience.

In this program, you will be taught elements of different world religions, cultural anthropology, and nuances of the Islamic faith so that you can be better prepared to share the Gospel with those of different faiths. The global studies specialization is designed to help you impact the world for Christ.

If you desire to pursue ministry full time, an M.Div. is the degree for you. Global studies and world missions are critical to fulfilling Christ’s command to reach the ends of the earth with the Gospel. Whether you are planting churches or seeking another avenue of Christian ministry, our Master of Divinity in Global Studies degree can help provide you with the tools you need to serve the worldwide church.

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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.