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MA Global Studies Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
Online with Optional Intensives
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 14, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Engage the World with Our Master’s in Global Studies Degree

Liberty University’s 100% online Master’s in Global Studies degree qualifies you to work in ministry positions spanning the globe. Courses within the Master’s in Global Studies degree will help you gain insight into the unique dynamics that come with living and working overseas. Our professors will train you in history and worldview studies to enable you to serve and lead in multicultural and global contexts.

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Why Choose Our Online Master’s in Global Studies Degree

As part of our mission to Train Champions for Christ, Liberty University’s professors are committed to preparing you for a successful career as they teach you from a biblical worldview. Liberty offers the solid, biblical foundation necessary to serve well in a ministry-related role. The Master of Arts in Global Studies degree program is offered 100% online so that you can complete this degree from anywhere in the world without worrying about having to attend classes on campus. Our professors will prepare you for effective engagement in careers on a global scale.

What Will You Learn in Our Master’s in Global Studies Degree

Our Master’s in Global Studies degree will help you expand your understanding of effective cross-cultural engagement and how it relates to successful relationships and careers. You will study world cultures and how they can be a valuable asset in many careers including business, non-profit organizations, and much more.

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Degree Info
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Benefits of Choosing Liberty University’s Global Studies Degree

  • By earning your Master’s in Global Studies degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for our Master’s in Global Studies degree has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete the Master’s in Global Studies degree in less than two years.
  • You will have the ability to network with other professionals in the program from around the country.

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Global Studies Degree Information and Requirements

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Master’s in Global Studies 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.
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency 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 login times.

*Credits taken above 15 credit hours for the Masters of Global Studies Online are charged at the part-time rate.



    Potential Career Options with a Master’s in Global Studies Degree

    • Cross-Cultural Workers
    • Global Non-Profit and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Service
    • Faith-Based International Development and Aid Workers
    • Global Refugee Work
    • Church Based Global Mobilizers & Leaders

    Admission Requirements for MA in Global Studies

    A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA 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*
    • Divinity Questionnaire
    • Pastoral Recommendation
    • Official college transcripts; if not available, submit a transcript request form.
    • 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.

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