Master Of Theology In Biblical Studies At Liberty University
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Up to 50% can be transferred
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Aug 24, 2020
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Gain a Deeper Understanding of God’s Word with a Master of Theology in Biblical Studies (Non-Thesis)

Do you want to deepen your understanding of pivotal themes, events, and faith leaders throughout the Bible? With 66 books and over 40 known authors, it is miraculous to see the Gospel message carried out from Genesis to Revelation. Your passion for theological study and biblical interpretation can be taken beyond your earned Master of Divinity degree. Our postgraduate Master of Theology degree in Biblical Studies provides the advanced training in the Bible’s message and ancient culture you seek so that you can in turn share revelations from scripture with others.

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Your divinity 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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Why Choose Liberty’s Master of Theology in Biblical Studies (Non-Thesis)?

You deserve to study at a university that strives to bring out your best. Partner with our degreed faculty to complete your Master of Theology degree and add to your knowledge and training in biblical studies and theology. In addition to gaining a quality education, you can also take advantage of the resources and state-of-the-art facilities offered on our campus.

As a theology postgraduate student, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities like our 17-story Freedom Tower, designed specifically for our divinity students and professors. The tower contains various classrooms, including a 7-projector immersive classroom and a revolutionary homiletics teaching lab. On the first floor, you will find our Scriptorium, which holds over $1 million in rare books and religious texts

As a divinity student, you have the option to complete Monday-only classes! We want to give you more time for your studies, family, and career. Some of our courses can be completed online. At Liberty, you’ll receive flexibility that’s unheard of for a postgraduate degree.

Partner with our School of Divinity to gain all the benefits of studying at the world’s largest accredited school for religious studies and ministerial training. Your degree will mean more to future employers and universities alike. Additionally, we provide a host of internship opportunities with churches and parachurches locally, nationally, and even internationally. Let us partner with you to take your studies into the professional world.

What Will You Learn in Our Th.M. – Biblical Studies Degree Program?

From this degree’s core theology courses, you will learn to synthesize a personal and biblical systematic theology and examine effective ways to build an argument and defend the Christian faith. These major courses will help you strengthen your understanding of biblical theology and contemporary Christian thought as a whole. Since this is a non-thesis track, you will complete a capstone course related to biblical studies.

As you dive into the biblical studies focused courses, you will explore specific books of the Bible, including Genesis, Psalms, Isaiah, John, and Hebrews. These courses focus on investigating the uniqueness of each book, the doctrines of Christ, major themes, and historical contexts. Additionally, you will choose two elective courses in any major area of religious studies to broaden your biblical knowledge.

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

Featured Courses

NBST 615 – John

NBST 621 – Hebrews

OBST 650 – Genesis

THEO 679 – Theology Capstone

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Highlights of Our Biblical Studies Th.M. Degree

  • Our Rawlings School of Divinity is the world’s largest accredited school for religious studies and ministerial training.
  • Pursue various internship opportunities with churches and parachurches locally, nationally, and globally through Liberty’s extensive professional network.
  • Our 17-story School of Divinity Freedom Tower contains various classrooms, including a 7-projector immersive classroom, an interactive classroom that utilizes teleconferencing capabilities, and state-of-the-art homiletics teaching lab
  • Our Freedom Tower’s Scriptorium houses a $1 million collection of rare books and Bibles donated by the Rawlings family.
  • Optional Monday-only courses are available for students juggling work, family, studies, and church commitments.

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Career Opportunities for Th.M. – Biblical Studies Graduates

  • Associate or Senior Pastor
  • Author
  • College Instructor
  • Local/International Missionary
  • Minister
  • Ministry Leader
  • Private School Teacher
  • Religious Studies Professor

Admission Requirements for Postgraduate 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: