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Liberty University's Bachelor of Science in Religion offers the solid, biblical foundation necessary to serve well in a ministry-related role through a 100% online degree program. Through this online Religion degree, you will obtain solid instruction on fundamental principles of the Bible, Christianity, theology, and the church. Each of our available specializations in this Religion degree are designed to help you delve deeper into the Word of God. This degree in religious studies will also prove beneficial for those who wish to gain additional qualifications in their current position of ministry.
Our Bachelor of Science in Religion will assist you in acquiring a superior understanding of God's Word that will serve to strengthen your faith. Courses found within this online Religion degree will equip you to apply Biblical components and principles to many contemporary issues facing society today. Students under our Bachelor of Science in Religion will develop exceptional written and oral communication skills. Our mission is to prepare you in every way to fill personal and professional ministry roles more efficiently.
Liberty's online degree in Religion introduces the major issues, themes, and ideas of religious studies to prepare individuals for diverse vocational opportunities. With specializations in Biblical and Theological Studies, Christian Counseling, and Christian Ministries, graduates from this online Religion degree program are prepared to continue on to graduate studies through a seminary or graduate program.
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Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Religion - Biblical and Theological Studies, 100% online program, provides an understanding of the fundamentals of the Bible and Christianity. You will gain a rich understanding of the origin and contents of the Bible and will grasp its importance to the Christian faith.
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Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Religion - Christian Ministries, 100% online program, is designed to equip you to meet the growing need for ministry leaders in churches across the country and around the world. An emphasis will be placed on training in Christian discipleship and outreach. You will explore a broad range of biblical leadership principles and strategies that can be utilized in your local church or community organization.
Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Religion - Christian Counseling, 100% online program, will equip you to meet the growing need for trained counselors who can offer the highest-quality care from a Christian perspective. You will be introduced to the issues facing today's patient and the biblical basis for counseling as a ministry. Courses will provide you with a strong understanding of principles and practices of care.
Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Religion - Evangelism, 100% online program, equips you to impact the world for Christ through a deeper understanding of theology and evangelism history. Courses within this cognate have been developed in partnership with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's Schools of Evangelism Online and will prepare you to effectively evangelize locally or across the globe and to teach the Word of God in private schools or within the church.
Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Religion - General, 100% online program, is designed to provide you with the backbone of an excellent religion program with the flexibility and freedom to select a large number of electives. With no specific cognate, you are able to mix and match, creating a personalized degree program that fits your passion and direction for the future.
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Coming in Fall 2018, Liberty University’s B.S. in Religion – NextGen degree will prepare you to navigate the unique leadership challenges that come with ministering to minors. With a focus on NextGen, you will learn how to create safe environments across ministry programs, design a spiritual formation strategy for the family, and to develop the leadership skills necessary to lead in the local church.