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In our graduate programs at Lubbock Christian University, we are interested in more than just your academic success. We are interested in helping you do more than make a living, we want to help you learn how to live.

While you are studying at LCU, you will have the opportunity to prepare for life through academic achievement, spiritual fulfillment, personal responsibility, and leadership development.

Our graduate programs incorporate our core values:

  • A faith in God and to scripture as a framework for living
  • Respect for the people who form Lubbock Christian University—faculty, staff, and students—and their work toward making the university the best that it can be
  • A commitment to continuous improvement in the Christian tradition of growth and transformation
  • Dedication to team/servant spirit and acting selflessly for the benefit of the whole

At Lubbock Christian University, you will find faculty members who are active in their professions and who participate in cutting edge research in their disciplines. You will find professors who are the top in their fields nationally and internationally. Our staff members believe your success is a priority and will go the extra mile to help you. Interacting with our students will strengthen your faith and challenge your intellect. We believe that your story will be changed and enriched by your experiences at LCU.

Getting Your Master's May Be Easier Than You Think
So, you're thinking about a master's degree? For many a master's can be just the edge they need to advance in their fields, earn raises, or make the leap into another career. So what are the benefits of a master's degree and what's it going to take to earn one? 

Benefits
A master's degree is an opportunity to develop expertise in your field, or a new area you've always been interested in exploring. In the fast-paced, competitive job market of today, a master's degree can help you stand out from the crowd and get you the job you've always dreamed of. Moreover, statistics show that people with master's or Professional degrees typically make anywhere from $10,000 to $30,000 more than people with just a bachelor's.

How long does it take to earn a Master's Degree?
Most master's programs can be completed in two years after a bachelor's degree. However, with a wide range of master's offerings LCU can cater a program to fit you exactly where you are. Some programs, such as our Master's of Leadership are conducted through Flex Courses which offer a combination of online and weekend class sessions for working adults, while other programs may be completed through night classes, short courses, or standard on-campus offerings.

What types of Master's Degrees does LCU offer?
The most common master's degrees are the Master of Arts (MA) and the Master of Science (MS). Which degree you earn will depend on the program you choose to enter. LCU offers master's degrees in a variety of fields, from ministry to education. Moreover, not all LCU master's degrees require a master's thesis, providing new alternative solutions for busy adults.

Check out our master's offerings on the left for more information about a specific program.

We also offer some master's degrees online.

The LCU Mission

Lubbock Christian University was founded by members of the Churches of Christ dedicated to restoring New Testament Christianity. To honor its heritage, the university is committed to imparting this faith and its values to future generations.

The mission of Lubbock Christian University is to educate students, imparting values for scholarship and for living. Through its baccalaureate and graduate programs, the university challenges students to think critically, to excel in their disciplines, and to model Christ.

Last Updated: Feb 18, 2014