Bachelor of Science in Religion

Bachelor of Science in Religion

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As of fall 2013, students will be required to choose a cognate.

Are you looking to delve deeper into the Word of God or to gain more qualification in your current position of ministry? If so, Liberty University Online’s Bachelor of Science in Religion is a great fit for you. As the world's leading online Christian university, Liberty Online offers the solid, biblical foundation necessary to serve well in a ministry-related role.

The B.S. in Religion engages students through solid instruction on fundamental principles of the Bible, Christianity, theology, and the church. Through this online program you will also gain a superior understanding that will serve to strengthen your faith.

Courses will equip you to apply the Bible and its principles to many contemporary issues facing society today, as well as help you develop exceptional written and oral communication skills, preparing you to fill personal and professional ministry roles more efficiently. Students graduate qualified for a wide range of church ministry positions, as well as advanced studies at the graduate or seminary level.

Liberty Online offers a number of online master's degree programs to consider should you choose to advance your studies.

What’s your minor?

Expand your degree options by choosing a Minor from the Bachelor's Degree Programs web page.

Quick Facts

Credit Hours

  • 120 total hours
  • 30 hours must be taken through Liberty
  • 50% (18 hours) of major must be taken through Liberty
  • 30 hours of upper-level course are a required part of the 120 total hours


Potential Career Fields

  • Business
  • Chaplaincy
  • Clergy
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Health & Welfare Ministries
  • Local Church
  • Local Ministries
  • Missions
  • Religious Communities
  • Social Services

Recommended Minor

  • Biblical Studies
  • Christian Counseling
  • Church Ministries

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