Academic Departments

Liberty University Online College Degree Programs Academic Departments

Liberty's Academic Departments are the Foundation of Our Online Programs 

Liberty University offers hundreds of residential and online college degree programs in over a dozen academic colleges and schools. Liberty is proud to offer the highest accreditation available for all of our programs, regional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). We also offer optional, program-specific accreditation for many of our on-campus and online college degree programs.  

College of Applied Studies and Academic Success

The College of Applied Studies and Academic Success (CASAS), is here to offer Liberty University residential and online college degree program students success services throughout from the beginning to the end of your on-campus or online program and into your career.

Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies online program is housed under CASAS and is an excellent option for many students with a large amount of transfer credit wanting the fastest way to complete their degree.

As a Christian University, we want you to be victorious in your career as a student and beyond, so you can fulfill God’s calling for your life. CASAS offers a plethora of success services including the Career Center and the Office of Disability and Academic Support.

College of Arts & Sciences

Liberty University’s College of Arts and Sciences is a leader among Christian Universities offering online college degrees in a variety of programs including a Bachelor’s in History and Master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies.  Within the College of Arts and Sciences is the Department of General Math and Sciences, which is tasked with providing focused opportunities and specialized online instruction in mathematics and science. Liberty’s College of Arts and Sciences provides excellence in academics at the nation’s leading Christian college.

Helms School of Government

Liberty’s Helms School of Government offers quality, informative online college degree programs designed to teach you key-concepts in governance and criminal justice. The School of Government is a Christian college with professor’s that will provide you with course material taught from a Christian worldview. Many prospective students employed in law enforcement or a related area will love our Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, which is a leading online degree program.

Rawlings School of Divinity

The Rawlings School of Divinity is a central element in Liberty’s objective to train champions for Christ. Aspiring or current Christian pastors, teachers, evangelists, and others can complete most of our programs 100% online. We offer a variety of programs at all levels, including the Master of Divinity (MDIV). Our classes are taught by professors who share your faith in Jesus Christ and are passionate about helping you succeed in your degree and fulfill God’s plan for your life.

School of Aeronautics  

Licensed pilots can prosper in their studies with Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Aviation. Many of the students in this online college degree program are commercial or private pilots whose constantly changing schedule doesn’t afford them the time or flexibility required to attend a residential program.

School of Behavioral Sciences

Liberty University recognizes the increasing need for non-clinical and licensed mental health professionals seeking a Christian college to pursue an academic program. The School of Behavioral Sciences offers several online college degree programs designed for working professionals and other aspiring learners who cannot leave their jobs or families to complete a residential program.

The most popular online program in the School of Behavioral Sciences is the Master of Arts in Professional Counseling. This program is great for the aspiring LPC who needs a program offering mostly online classes with a limited requirement for on-campus intensives to meet licensure requirements.

School of Business

Masters in Business Administration is just one of the degrees offered by our School of Business. Liberty is a great choice for current or future business leaders seeking to advance their education online. We also offer undergraduate Business programs, an expedited 36-hour MBA degree that can be completed in under two years and a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). Many of our online business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

School of Communication and Digital Content

The School of Communication and Digital Content is ready to provide you with the education you need to excel in an exciting career in communication and digital content. Students interested in a media career or related profession should consider the Masters of Arts in Communication, offered 100% online.

School of Education 

Many online degree programs in Liberty University’s School of Education are proudly accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Liberty is fulfilling our mission by educating tomorrow’s teachers from a Christian perspective. Students who did not obtain their teaching licensure in their undergraduate program should consider our Master of Arts in Teaching program. The majority of this program is completed online, with some intensives required to meet the licensure requirement.  

School of Health Sciences

Future physicians, dentists, and other health professionals should consider enrolling in an online degree program with Liberty’s School of Health Sciences. The Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences are excellent programs that will teach you disease research processes and health concepts you need to know in your career or for medical school later. In our health sciences online programs, you will be taught by knowledgeable Christian professors who are physicians or other highly trained health professionals.

School of Law

Liberty Universities’ School of Law is best known for offering a competitive Juris Doctorate program on our beautiful Christian college campus in Lynchburg, Va. But our School of Law also offers popular online degree programs, such as a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies and even a Master of Laws in International Studies (LL.M.).

School of Music  

Liberty University’s School of Music residential and online college degree programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NAMS). Worship Leaders or other busy music professionals seeking a Christian College to complete their Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology or Doctor of Worship Studies will appreciate the flexibility of these 100% online programs.

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing at Liberty University is pleased to offer many of our prestigious and renowned classes in our online nursing programs. You will study course material you love in a program that is passionate about providing a Christian education to nurses all over the world. This includes a convenient and flexible RN to BSN degree online for registered nurses, and more.

School of Visual and Performing Arts

The School of Visual and Performing Arts offers an enthralling Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design 100% online. Liberty’s Visual and Performing Arts school is committed to providing you with a quality MFA from the nation’s leading Christian college. Your MFA professors are dedicated to teaching you pivotal skills necessary to succeed in the arts.

Additional Information About Our Academic Programs

Students with a Bachelor’s degree should consider enrolling in The Graduate School. For a complete list of degree programs offered, please visit our program pages:   

Associate Programs

Bachelor's Programs (includes undergraduate minors)

Graduate Programs

Doctoral and Postgraduate Programs

Certificate Programs