Master Of Theology In Global Studies At Liberty University
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Transfer in Up to 50% of the Degree Total to Liberty
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Aug 24, 2020
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Extend Your Ministry Impact Worldwide

Are you looking to use your ministry to make a worldwide impact for Christ? Whether you want to travel overseas or cultivate an understanding of biblical engagement cross-culturally in your local area, Liberty University’s Master of Theology in Global Studies can help you reach your goal. If you have already completed a Master of Divinity or equivalent degree, and are not planning to pursue doctoral studies, consider our postgraduate Master of Theology degree in Global Studies non-thesis track!

Our global studies postgraduate courses are multifaceted. Whether you aspire to be a teacher, senior pastor, or missionary to unreached people groups, you can take the knowledge and training you receive in this degree and apply it to global needs.  Get excited about spreading the Gospel and awareness of complicated theological truths worldwide. With this degree, you’ll receive the advanced studies and preparation in intercultural engagement and communication you need to successfully pursue global missions.


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 Global Studies (Non-Thesis) Degree?

Completing a Master of Divinity is an incredible accomplishment. If you reached the end of your master’s degree feeling excited about increasing your biblical knowledge but aren’t sure if pursuing a doctorate is right for your goals, consider pursuing a postgraduate non-thesis Master of Theology degree.

Our 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.

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What Will You Learn in Our Global Studies Degree Program?

Our Master of Theology in Global Studies (non-thesis) is designed for students who still feel passionate about learning more in their perspective field but are not thinking of pursuing a doctorate. This postgraduate degree focuses on providing a global perspective to Christianity while helping you effectively communicate and engage with people across cultures in your ministry. Our Cultural Anthropology course, for example, examines how specific cultures’ development and characteristics affects their worldview.

The core theology courses of our Th.M. degree will teach you how to synthesize a personal and biblical systematic theology. You will also 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.

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Featured Courses

GLST 620 – History of Global Christianity

GLST 650 – Intercultural Communication and Engagement

GLST 698 – Global Studies Practicum

THEO 679 – Theology Capstone

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Highlights of Our Global Studies Th.M. (Non-Thesis) 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 a 7-projector immersive classroom, an interactive classroom that utilizes teleconferencing capabilities, and state-of-the-art homiletics teaching lab.
  • Local church ministry training is embedded within our programs.
  • Experiential learning opportunities through church and para-church ministries.
  • 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, and church commitments.

Master of Theology – Global Studies (Non-Thesis) Degree Information

      Career Opportunities for Th.M. – Global Studies (Non-Thesis) Graduates

      • Associate or Senior Pastor
      • Author
      • College Instructor
      • Local/International Missionary
      • Ministry Leader
      • Religion Professor
      • Researcher

      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: