Master of Divinity (MDiv) in Homiletics Online Degree Change Lives Through Preaching


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Has God called you to preach the Gospel as a pastor or evangelist? Liberty’s online Master of Divinity (M.Div.) – Homiletics degree provides advanced training for students who wish to preach and teach God’s Word. Our program will help you become an expert in the history, theology, and methods of preaching.

If you want to grow in your personal walk with Christ and hone your ability to share the Gospel with others, our MDiv in Homiletics may be right for you. Partner with us and prepare to serve as a Champion for Christ in the pulpit and in your community.

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  • 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

Our MDiv in Homiletics is offered 100% online, and the classes have no set login times. You can complete your degree whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you — even from the comfort of your home!

At Liberty, you won’t have to sacrifice quality for flexibility. We are accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, our courses are taught by professors who have years of experience in Christian ministry. They’ll help you gain the theological knowledge and practical skills you need to effectively share biblical truth with others.


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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This online MDiv degree contains a mix of core divinity courses and specialized homiletics training. You’ll dive into a wide variety of essential ministry topics, including apologetics, evangelism, theology, discipleship, hermeneutics, biblical leadership, and pastoral counseling. You’ll also conduct an in-depth study of the Old and New Testaments, as well as learn how to read the Bible in its original languages.

Learn how to deliver fruitful sermons that foster spiritual growth among church congregants. Through the homiletics cognate, you will be equipped to conduct expository preaching and deliver sermons based on the Old and New Testaments. By understanding how to preach at special occasions like Christmas and Easter services, weddings, and funerals, you can further bolster your effectiveness as a minister of the Gospel.

Join us and learn how to craft sermons that strengthen your church’s discipleship and community outreach ministry.

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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.