Bachelor of Science in Religion Online Degree Program

Bachelor of Science in Religion Online Degree Program

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Strengthen Your Understanding of the Christian Faith Through our Online Degree in Religion!

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.

Why Choose Liberty's Online Religion Degree?

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.

Benefits of Pursuing Our Online Degree in Religion

  • Students who pursue the Christian Counseling specialization may qualify for AACC certification. 
  • Increased job opportunities in the public service after completing your online Religion degree.
  • While pursuing an online Religion degree, students will have the opportunity to learn from experienced professors in various fields of ministry and religious studies.
  • Students enrolled in our Bachelor of Science in Religion online degree are able to transfer in up to 75% of credit hours (including up to 50% of their major) from another accredited college.

Liberty's Online Religion Degree Highlights

  • By earning your B.S. in Religion from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Liberty graduates are frequently sought after for employment opportunities for their integrity, personal discipline, and versatility.
  • Tuition for Liberty's B.S. in Religion online degree has not increased in three straight years. While many other schools who offer a B.S. in Religion have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Students enrolled in our Liberty's B.S. in Religion online degree will have access to a plethora of resources through Liberty's research portal.

Similar Online Religion Degree Programs

  • Christian Leadership and Management
    • Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Christian Leadership and Management online religion degree integrates principles of management and leadership to help students biblically manage the financial aspects of ministries or other nonprofits.
  • Biblical and Educational Studies
    • Our Bachelor of Science in Biblical and Educational Studies - Biblical and Theological Studies is designed to equip students to meet the growing need for biblically trained teachers who will influence the Christian education system. After completing this online religion degree, you will be eligible for a teaching certificate from the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), which enables you to be qualified to teach in most Christian schools.

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Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee wishing to pursue an online Religion degree? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts - $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • Book Vouchers (Up to $400 per semester for undergraduate only)
  • Potential college credit for military training.

Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 120 total hours
  • 30 hours of this online religion degree must be taken through Liberty.
  • Up to 90 hours may be transferred in.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.
  • This program falls under the Rawlings School of Divinity.

Areas of Study

Students who are pursuing a B.S. in Religion may choose a cognate. Please review the program specific information in the below menus.