Master of Arts in Apologetics


The Master of Arts in Apologetics is designed to equip you with knowledge in issues related to the rational and biblical defense of the truth of the Christian faith. 

This graduate-level program of study promotes excellence in scholarship and trains graduates academically and professionally to advance discourse in apologetics through research, teaching, and service.  You will learn the necessary disciplines for proclaiming and defending the historic doctrines of Christianity. 

Quick Facts

  • Accredited with SACSCOC, TRACS, and ABHE
  • 36 hour graduate degree program
  • Can be accelerated for completion in 16-24 months
  • 97% of graduates reported that a Luther Rice education improved the quality of their ministry service
  • Transfer in up to 6 credit hours
  • Available 100% online or through a combination of online and on-campus classes
  • Tuition $238 per credit hour for campus-based courses and $362 for online courses


Our Master of Arts degrees are now a pathway to the PhD in Organizational Leadership and Doctor of Ministry degrees at Luther Rice. Visit the respective doctoral pages to learn more.

Program Introduction Video


Course Listings

Download the program course listings (PDF)

Potential Careers

  • Apologist
  • Author
  • Missionary
  • Global Evangelist
  • College Pastor
  • Conference Speaker
  • Pastor
  • Community Outreach Professional 

Partnership with Ratio Christi

Program Coordinator

Dr. Doug Taylor

770-484-1204 ext. 5640

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Taylor personally anytime, or you can reach the Enrollment Team at and 770-484-1204 ext. 5758.