Master Of Divinity Biblical Studies
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Prepare to Teach the Bible with Our M.A. in Biblical Exposition Degree

You have a calling to teach and preach the Word of God. Our Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition degree provides the biblical interpretation and research skills you need to serve the people in your community and around the world. This program is a great option for those who are seeking to pastor, lead, or teach in the local church.

Trained biblical scholars provide the insight and revelation they have gained from the Scriptures to their congregation, small groups, or organizations. Our master’s degree in biblical exposition trains you to defend the authority of Scripture with conviction and compassion, while critically examining important interpretation disputes within the church today. Throughout our biblical exposition program, you will gain hands-on experience within local church settings and from time in our School of Divinity classrooms, Scriptorium and student clubs. 


Your seminary degree is approved by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and has met rigorous accreditation standards. You can feel confident that your degree is both academically excellent and well-respected among churches, ministries, and nonprofit organizations.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s Degree in Biblical Exposition?

At Liberty, we Train Champions for Christ. This means we are dedicated to providing you with the advanced training you need to impact the world for Christ – wherever He calls you. Our graduate divinity programs train you to defend the authority of scripture with grace and compassion, as you learn from experienced faculty members who have served Christ all over the world.

Whether you are preparing for the missions field, ministry within the local church, or teaching seminary classes, our biblical exposition master’s degree will give you the tools you need to correctly interpret Scripture and share God’s truth with others. 

What Will You Learn in Our Master’s in Biblical Exposition Degree Program?

Our biblical exposition degree provides advanced training in biblical languages so that you can exposit biblical passages and conduct a lifetime of accurate study and application of the Scriptures. Through exciting bible classes, you will have the opportunity to study the major people, events, and themes of the Old and New Testaments.

Additionally, you will:

  • Study historical and contemporary approaches to the Old and New Testament, theology, and Scripture interpretation.
  • Learn how to apply principles of expository teaching to a variety of instructional contexts while gaining hands-on experience in your classes and the local church.
  • Enhance your communication skills.

At Liberty, our professors are dedicated to mentoring you, and they will help you develop practical skills you can use to further your ministry’s impact as you follow God’s calling on your life.

View our master’s of biblical exposition’s Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information about what you will study.

Featured Courses

HOMI 601 – Foundations of Expository Teaching and Preaching

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to teach the Bible to congregations, classes, and discipleship groups
  • Personal preparation for interpreting Scripture biblically
  • How to differentiate instruction to accommodate different learning styles
  • How to assess learning

NBST 610 – Hermeneutics

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • The history of interpretation
  • The influence of extra-biblical interpretations
  • Current interpretive approaches to Scripture

OBST 680 – New Testament Development of Old Testament Themes

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How the historical, exegetical, and theological themes of the Old Testament are developed in the New Testament
  • The hermeneutic approaches of New Testament authors
  • How these approaches should influence Christians’ interpretation of Scripture

RTCH 500 – Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to design and conduct theological research
  • How to develop your academic writing skills
  • How to prevent ministry burnout by balancing academic and family obligations
  • How intentionally pursue spiritual formation


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Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our M.A. in Biblical Exposition Degree Program

  • Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
  • Our faculty members are well-respected authors, speakers, and researchers.
  • We are committed to teaching you how to defend the authority of scripture.
  • Our divinity degrees provide hands-on training and learning opportunities within local church settings as well as churches and organizations like the International Mission Board, Hume Lake, Samaritan’s Purse, and Second Baptist Houston.
  • Monday-only classes give you the option of completing large portions of your master’s degree by attending classes one day a week.
  • We offer many grants and scholarship opportunities to our residential students, including Keesee Scholarship.

Our Biblical Exposition Master’s Degree Information

    Career Opportunities for Our Master’s in Biblical Exposition Degree Graduates

    • Bible study author
    • Missionary
    • Professor (may require postgraduate study)
    • Teaching pastor
    • Theologian

    Admission Requirements for Graduate Divinity Degrees

    Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission: