MDiv Homiletics online degree program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

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 conversant with 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 will not disappoint.

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, as 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 studies also available. Additionally, Liberty is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).


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What Will You Learn in Our Master of Divinity Online – Homiletics Degree?

Our Master of Divinity online programs with numerous specializations 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 Rawlings School of Divinity, our online seminary school, focuses on theoretical and practical core knowledge to provide a balanced and fruitful learning experience and gives 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.

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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 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • 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)*
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set log-in 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

  • Christian educator
  • Curriculum director
  • Instructional supervisor
  • Pastor
  • Speaker or evangelist

Admission Requirements 

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, if available
  • 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.

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.
  • Liberty’s online ministry master’s degrees have received’s Best Online Master’s in Ministry award for 2018.