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Disability Ministry Minor

Residential Minor in Disability Ministry

Prepare to serve individuals with disabilities and their families through a Disability Ministry minor from Liberty University. Through a partnership with the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, you’ll learn how to help disabled individuals and their families be healthy and thrive in their churches and communities. Equip yourself with practical and applied theological truths to help you navigate disability in a biblical manner.

Study with experienced professors who are dedicated to their biblical worldview and invested in your success. Gain awareness of the complexity of disabilities and prepare yourself to minister to and alongside individuals with disabilities in your future career.

Through the School of Divinity’s experiential learning program, you’ll have the opportunity to be involved in church ministries and para-church ministries that are invested in disability ministry.

What you will learn:

  • The mission and ministries of the church.
  • Dynamics of the family and ministering to families
  • Impact of disabilities on the individual and the family
  • Theology of suffering
  • Theology of disability
  • Ministering to individuals with a disability through the various stages of life


Academic Information: Residential Minor in Disability Ministry

Credit Hours

  • 15 credit hours

Program of Study

Disability Ministry Minor

Featured Disability Ministry Courses

  • Introduction to Church Ministries (CHMN 201)
  • Disability Ministry Across the Generations (CLCM 480)
  • Administration of Family and Child Life Programs (FACS 365)
  • Internal Dynamics of Families (FACS 470) 
  • A Theology of Suffering and Disability (THEO 324)

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