Master Of Theology Biblical Studies Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 6 credit hours
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020

Be a Leader in the Church and Further Your Biblical Knowledge with the Online Master of Theology (Th.M.) – Biblical Studies Degree

Liberty’s 100% online Master of Theology in Biblical Studies program provides students with advanced training in biblical studies, church history, and Christian ministry to ensure that they are fully equipped for ministry impact and furthering the Kingdom of Heaven. Dig deep into scripture and learn from knowledgeable ministry professionals. Through the online Master of Theology – Biblical Studies program, you will obtain new advanced skills in biblical studies and Christian ministry to implement into your ministry and be prepared to take your calling of spreading the Word of Jesus Christ to the next level.

Why Choose Liberty University’s Online Master of Theology in Biblical Studies Program?

When obtaining your theology degree online from Liberty University, you will have access to an abundance of resources to further your studies. The Jerry Falwell Library gives students thousands of online resources with full-time online research assistants and librarians to help you. Your professors are experienced in the field and can give you insights into real-world ministry practice and advise you on how to make a bigger impact in your ministry.

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What Will You Learn in the Online Master of Theology (Th.M.) in Biblical Studies Program?

Our Master of Theology (Th.M.) Biblical Studies courses will focus on further extending your knowledge and building applicable skills for the ministry field. You will devote comprehensive study to the life, teachings, and doctrine of Christ while diving into a deeper understanding of the Bible. Your professors will ensure you are prepared to put your education into action. Between your professors and fellow students, you will gather a strong community of like-minded individuals who have similar callings and goals while obtaining your biblical studies degree online.

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Military Benefits
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Admission Requirements

Program Highlights for the Online Th.M. – Biblical Studies Degree

  • By earning your online Master of Theology (Th.M.) in Biblical Studies degree from a non-profit university whose online programs 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 your field.
  • Tuition for our Master of Theology program 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 non-profit university. 
  • You can complete our Th.M. – Biblical Studies degree online in as little as one year.

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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 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 students (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: $2475 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 Th.M. in Biblical Studies are charged at the part-time rate.

Potential Career Options with a Master of Theology

  • Bible instructor
  • Ministry worker
  • Missionary
  • Pastor
  • Professor

Admission Requirements 

Regionally or nationally accredited Master of Divinity (or MDiv equivalent) with at least a 3.0 for admission in good standing. Students with a GPA less than 3.0 may be considered for admission on caution.

Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Divinity questionnaire
  • Pastoral recommendation
  • Official college transcripts
  • 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.