Liberty University

Master of Arts in Christian Ministry


1971 University Blvd

Lynchburg, VA 24515

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Residential Program

Get equipped for ministry within the local church with a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from the School of Divinity. With this degree, you’ll study foundational biblical and theological principles and also receive practical training in the latest discipleship theory and practice. Find out how to teach the Bible, develop small group leaders, and create strategic and holistic ministry plans.

Be prepared to confidently go into the local church and make a positive difference in the lives of men and women for the glory of God.

Academic Information


  • Community Chaplaincy
  • Discipleship and Church Ministry
  • Evangelism and Church Planting
  • Global Studies
  • Homiletics
  • Leadership
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Pastoral Ministries
  • Worship 


Sampling of program courses:


  • Biblical Foundations of Leadership: LEAD 510
  • Contemporary Evangelism: EVAN 525
  • Survey of Christian Doctrine: THEO 510
  • The Role of the Worship Leader: WRSP 520
  • Intercultural Communication and Engagement: GLST 650
  • Mission, Vision, and Strategic Planning: LEAD 620

Potential Careers

  • Associate pastor
  • Youth pastor
  • Missionary
  • Evangelist
  • Church planter
  • Worship leader
  • Pastoral counselor
  • Discipleship pastor
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