John W. Rawlings School of Divinity – Postgraduate Degrees Exploring the Depths of Faith and Religious Thought

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.

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  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Available Master of Theology Degrees

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.  

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Value of a Degree

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Return on Investment

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Employment Opportunities

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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.