Master of Divinity - Pastoral Preaching
Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary's Master of Divinity program is the standard professional degree for ministry. The Master of Divinity in Pastoral/Preaching is specifically designed to help you prepare for professional Christian ministry in local church and para-church settings, while focusing on the skills needed in the pastoral role. You will master preaching, church history, church administration and biblical theology, as well as face an in-depth study of discipleship ministries, church growth strategies, pastoral counseling and ethics. This program provides students with in-depth study of biblical leadership principles and strategies, and intensive study in the scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith, as well as Greek and Hebrew language study. Emphasis is placed on understanding and utilizing the core values, knowledge, and skills needed to effectively serve in a variety of pastoral roles. This degree program is also well-suited for students looking to meet the requirements to serve as military chaplains for certain branches of the armed services. As the world's largest evangelical university, Liberty University incorporates core Christian values into all of their degree offerings in order to provide all students a thorough academic and spiritually enriching program of study. Potential Career Options: Military Chaplain and Senior Pastor.