Associate of Arts in Religion Online Degree Program

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Learn and Grow in Your Faith through an Associate’s Degree in Religion

Liberty’s Associate’s Degree in Religion online is designed to equip students for a lifetime of effective ministry. You will learn to effectively engage the questions, doubts, and skepticism of unbelievers and respond intellectually and persuasively. Our online degree in Religion will help students gain a deeper understanding of the Bible through studying biblical content, research tools, and identifying basic elements of structure within the biblical text. Professors will introduce you to key figures, places, and events from the Old and New Testaments through a Christian perspective and with a theological perspective rooted in the Bible.

You will learn from faculty committed to training champions for Christ as you dive into biblical interpretations and learn to connect them with the world around you. Whether you are seeking to grow in your knowledge or earn further qualifications, Liberty will equip you with the skills and tools you need to positively engage the world with an online degree in Religion.

Our Associate’s in Religion degree is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on a campus. The Associate’s in Religion online program can be completed in as little as two years and transferred into our Bachelor of Science in Religion online degree program.

Why Choose Liberty’s Associate's Degree in Religion Online?

Students seeking a degree in Theology or Christian Studies will benefit from Liberty’s online degree in Religion because of the similarities in course content. These degrees place a high emphasis on interpreting biblical texts and integrating a Christian worldview. As you look forward to your future at Liberty, you may also be interested in exploring our Bachelor of Science in ReligionBiblical and Educational Studies, or Christian Leadership and Management.

Through the Associate’s Degree in Religion Online, You Will:

  • Learn to understand the Bible in light of contemporary issues.
  • Develop effective oral and written communication.
  • Prepare for personal and professional ministry settings. 


Benefits of Choosing Liberty University's Online Associates of Arts in Religion Program

  • By earning your Degree in Religion from a nonprofit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Able to complete the Associate Degree in Religion in about two years.
  • Networking opportunities with other students in the program from around the country.

Online Religion Degree Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 60 total hours
  • 15 hours must be taken through Liberty.
  • Up to 45 hours may be transferred in.

Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Fields with a Religion Degree

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

An Associate’s Degree in Religion online is a great way to begin or continue your college career. This program can be a great fit for students who need to show a completed associate’s degree for general career purposes or students who want to work in various ministry or related fields.