Master of Theology (Th.M.) - Postgraduate Online Degree Program

Why Choose Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity for Your Online Postgraduate Degree?

Further your training at Liberty University to help create more champions for Christ. If you already have your Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or equivalent, then you may be qualified to apply for a Master of Theology (Th.M.).

If you are planning to pursue a degree at the doctoral level, then this postgraduate degree will provide advanced preparation for that next step. If you are interested in pursuing an in-depth study of theology and apologetics, then this may be the degree for you.

You can also now pursue a Postgraduate Certificate in Chaplaincy to gain advanced skills in chaplaincy and ministering to your community.

We know that students who pursue degrees in theology are looking for more than just a career. This degree will help you get the training you need to make a positive impact on your students, church, and community.

Immerse Yourself in Biblical Studies and Find Ministry Opportunities that Are Right for You

Our postgraduate Master of Theology has various specializations to choose from. By focusing your online Th.M. degree with one of our cognates, you can better prepare for your specific career path.

Gain Skills for Ministering to Your Community with a Postgraduate Certificate in Chaplaincy

Not looking to pursue a full degree or doctorate, yet? Our Postgraduate Certificate in Chaplaincy can equip you to develop a biblically based plan for helping for helping those in need and training up future leaders in fulfillment of the Great Commission. Additionally, your 9-credit-hour certificate can transfer seamlessly into the Doctor of Ministry in Chaplaincy.  

What Are the Benefits of an Online Postgraduate Degree from Liberty University?

Our online degree programs offer students great benefits, including:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Our programs are offered in 8-week course formats, with 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times!

Master of Theology 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 throughout 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 students
  • 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 (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

* Credits taken below 9 or above 15 credit hours for the Th.M. are charged at the part-time rate.