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Develop your ministry skills by learning more about the Bible, Christianity, and Christian theology. An online degree in religion from Liberty University provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the Christian faith.

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Expand your Knowledge

The Associate of Arts in Religion program provides a solid foundation in the Bible and theology. With the goal of preparing students to serve, the A.A. in Religion program will provide an understanding of the Bible, Christianity, Christian theology, and the church. Coursework will also equip them to use the Bible in light of contemporary issues while developing skills in effective oral and written communication that are key to both personal and professional ministry settings.

Liberty Online Religious Studies Associate

Bachelors Degree from Liberty University in Religious Studies


Prepare for Ministry

Obtain your online bachelor's degree in religion through Liberty. The program provides students with a firm foundation in the Bible and Christianity, giving them an understanding about contemporary issues within ministry. Students will also develop their oral and written communication skills.

Bachelor of Science in Biblical and Educational Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Biblical & Educational Studies program equips students to meet the growing need for biblically trained teachers who will impact the Christian education system. Courses provide an understanding of church history and theological issues while integrating practical teaching skills, such as classroom management and educational philosophy.

Bachelor of Science in Christian Leadership
and Management

The Bachelor of Science in Christian Leadership & Management program integrates principles of management and leadership to help students biblically manage the financial aspects of ministries or other nonprofits. Courses provide students with a strong understanding of biblically based leadership principles and strategies while emphasizing skills such as finance, marketing, and organizational management.

Bachelor of Science in Religion

The Bachelor of Science in Religion engages students through solid instruction on fundamental Biblical principles, Christianity, theology, and the church. Courses will equip students to apply the Bible and its principles to many contemporary issues facing society today, as well as help them develop exceptional written and oral communication skills, preparing them to fill personal and professional ministry roles more efficiently.

  • Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Christian Counseling
  • Christian Ministries
  • Evangelism


Prepare for a career in ministry with an education from Liberty University. Our online graduate divinity programs prepare students to make both a local and global impact through personal and church-based ministry. You’ll study topics like the history of Christianity, global studies, theology, leadership, and more as you prepare to influence in the field of ministry.

Master of Arts in Religion

The Master of Arts in Religion provides an intensive study of the Scriptures and the essential truths of the Christian faith. This online program will build a solid foundation from which to better understand the fundamentals of the Bible, Christianity, Christian theology, and the Christian church.

  • Biblical Studies
  • Christian Apologetics
  • Church History
  • Community Chaplaincy
  • Discipleship and Church Ministry
  • Evangelism and Church Planting
  • Global Studies
  • Homiletics
  • Leadership
  • Marketplace Chaplaincy
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Pastoral Ministries
  • Theology
  • Worship

Master of Arts in Christian Ministry

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About Liberty

Liberty University is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation, the largest university in Virginia, and the largest Christian university in the world. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains on more than 7,000 beautiful acres in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty offers over 500 online and residential programs from the certificate to the doctoral level.

Since 1971, the mission of Liberty University has been to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow’s world. With a unique heritage and an ever-expanding influence, Liberty remains steadfast in its commitment of Training Champions for Christ.

Liberty University Online Distance Education

Liberty University Online Distance Education

World-Class Educational Experience Since 1971

Liberty University is an accredited evangelical liberal arts institution with educational opportunities for students at every stage of life that develops leaders of vision and integrity in fields such as medicine, education, religion, law, aviation, cinematic arts, psychology, business, and more. With the same quality course offerings as Liberty’s residential campus in Lynchburg, Va., you can be confident that you will receive an academically sound education taught from a Christian worldview. Liberty allows you to achieve your educational goals while maintaining the flexibility that only virtual classrooms can provide. Additionally, Liberty offers tuition rates in the bottom third of top online universities.

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Liberty offers some of the lowest tuition rates among top online universities; scholarships and flexible payment plans make it even more affordable. As your partner in career development, we are committed to helping you navigate the financial aid process smoothly. To take the next step, please submit the request form, and we'll begin this journey together.

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