Religious Education (M.R.E.)

Religious Education (M.R.E.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
DSMN 500Discipleship Ministries3
DSMN 630Small Group Ministries3
HOMI 601Foundations of Expository Teaching and Preaching3
LEAD 510Biblical Foundations of Leadership3
LEAD 505Church Administration3
or LEAD 620 Mission, Vision, and Strategic Planning
Total Hours15
Biblical Studies Courses
NBST 515New Testament Orientation I3
or NBST 520 New Testament Orientation II
OBST 515Old Testament Orientation I3
or OBST 520 Old Testament Orientation II
Choose six credit hours of 500-600 level NBST, NGRK, OBST, or OTCL courses not already required in the degree6
Total Hours12
Church History Course
Choose three credit hours of a 500-600 level CHHI course3
Total Hours3
Evangelism & Missions Courses
EVAN 525Contemporary Evangelism3
GLST 500Global Studies Survey3
or GLST 650 Intercultural Communication
Total Hours6
Theology & Apologetics Courses
THEO 525Systematic Theology I3
THEO 530Systematic Theology II3
Choose three credit hours of a 500-600 level APOL or THEO course not already required in the degree3
Total Hours9
Elective Courses
Choose 15 credit hours of 500-600 level School of Divinity electives15
Total Hours15

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 60 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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