Learn the Art of Preaching with Our Master of Divinity Online — Homiletics Degree
Has God called you to preach the gospel as a pastor or evangelist? Liberty University’s Master of Divinity (M.Div.) online with a specialization in homiletics provides an advanced degree to those who wish to preach and teach God’s Word. Our degree will train you to be a scholar and teacher who is aware of the history, theology, and practices of preaching.
Additionally, you will have the opportunity to gain a strong biblical foundation in subjects like apologetics, discipleship, leadership, hermeneutics, and the Greek and Hebrew languages. If you want to expand your knowledge of God’s Word and master sharing it with others, our M.Div. degree in homiletics is a great track for you.
Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity 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.
Why Choose Liberty University’s Master of Divinity Online — Homiletics Degree?
Liberty University is equipped to meet your need for a quality, flexible, and affordable degree program. As one of our Master of Divinity online students, you will not have to sacrifice quality for flexibility. Our M.Div. programs are available 100% online. You will also benefit from some of the lowest tuition rates in the nation with block rates for full-time students also available. Additionally, Liberty is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
What Will You Learn in Our Master of Divinity Online — Homiletics Degree?
Our Master of Divinity online programs feature 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. The John W. Rawlings School of Divinity, our online seminary school, focuses on both theoretical and practical knowledge to provide a balanced and fruitful learning experience. At Liberty, we want to give you the opportunity to learn from professors who have both education and years of experience in ministry.
As someone called to a professional role in ministry, we know you want to meet God’s command to fulfill the Great Commission. Delivering effective sermons is critical to the success of engaged congregates, a healthy church ministry, and community outreach. Throughout our homiletics degree, you will learn how to construct powerful sermons and be trained in biblical interpretation methods and forming outlines for expository preaching.
- HOMI 605 – Expository Preaching
- HOMI 635 – Preaching for Special Occasions
- HOMI 670 – Preaching from the Old Testament
- HOMI 675 – Preaching from the New Testament
Master of Divinity Degree Information
- This program falls under the John W. Rawlings School of Divinity.
- View the Degree Completion Plan.
- View our Graduate 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 across the globe. 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:
- Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
- Discounted Divinity Block Rate: $2,475 per semester (only $165/credit at 15 credit hours)*
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times
*Credits taken below 9 and above 15 credit hours for the Master of Divinity online are charged at the part-time rate.
Potential Career Options for Graduates of the M.Div. Online Degree
- Christian educator
- Curriculum director
- Instructional supervisor
- Speaker or evangelist
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 admission-related information.
All applicants must submit the following:
- Admission application
- Application fee*
- Official college transcripts
- Unofficial college transcripts may 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
- Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by BestColleges.com — and ranked as the #2 online school in America by Niche.com. Earning your online Master of Divinity degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.
- Tuition for our M.Div. online programs has not increased in 5 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 John W. Rawlings School of Divinity.