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Master Of Arts In Global Studies Liberty University
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Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2019
Liberty University is Accredited by SACSCOC

Change the World with a Master of Arts in Global Studies

Are you passionate about ministry and missions work? With our Master of Arts in Global Studies, you can propel your ministry career forward and upward. We want to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to plant a church, start your own nonprofit organization, or do global relief work. Whatever your calling in ministry is, our global studies degree can help you get there so you can take your work abroad.

We understand that you have passions. You’re passionate about God’s Word and sharing it with others. You desire to serve God by serving others. That’s why our M.A. in Global Studies is perfect for you. Throughout this degree, you’ll get in-depth knowledge of God’s Word, sermon preparation, apologetics, and what it means to participate in global work.

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Why Choose Liberty’s M.A. in Global Studies?

At Liberty, we believe in Training Champions for Christ. That’s why pursuing our M.A. in Global Studies will be a unique and exciting opportunity for you. You’ll get the chance to learn from professionals in the field and challenge your academic fortitude, as well as have access to incredible resources and state-of-the-art facilities where you can practice your craft.

One of the best things about our residential master’s in global studies is the professors. These men and women are professionals in their field with years of pastoral, ministerial, and missions experience. With doctorates in a ministry-related field, they are excited about teaching the next generation of ministry professionals as they guide you throughout your academic journey.

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What Will You Learn in Our M.A. in Global Studies?

As a ministry professional, you need to be equipped with a strong foundation in biblical knowledge. Our M.A. in Global Studies degree provides the rigorous curriculum you need to excel in your ministerial pursuits. Gain a historical and theoretical knowledge of various world religions and how to engage with them.

Your global studies specialization will provide insight into cultural and global engagement with the following courses:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Global Studies Survey
  • Introduction to Islam
  • World Religions Survey

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

GLST 500 – Global Studies Survey

GLST 525 – Introduction to Islam

GLST 600 – Cultural Anthropology

ENGL 655 – The Power of Story

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Highlights of Our M.A. in Global Studies Degree

  • Rawlings School of Divinity professors are active in the classroom, as well as in research and publishing original works.
  • Our School of Divinity is committed to the authority of Scripture and conservative evangelical theology.
  • Benefit from the teaching and professor involvement of a small Bible college with the experience and amenities of a university.
  • Internship opportunities with churches and parachurches locally, nationally, and globally.
  • The Freedom Tower, where our School of Divinity is located, houses a 7-projector immersive classroom, an interactive classroom that utilizes teleconferencing capabilities, and state-of-the-art homiletics teaching lab.
  • The Rawlings Foundation’s rare book collection is valued at over $1 million dollars, containing a 111-foot long Torah scroll dating back to the 16th century and a functioning Gutenberg Printing Press replica.

M.A. in Global Studies Degree Information

Career Opportunities for M.A. in Global Studies Graduates

  • Apologist
  • Church planter
  • Discipleship pastor
  • Evangelist
  • Missionary

Admission Requirements for Graduate 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: