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Bachelor of Science in Religion – Biblical and Theological Studies

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Religion – Biblical and Theological Studies

What You Will Learn

Grow in Your Faith with a B.S. in Religion — Biblical and Theological Studies Degree

Do you want to gain a deeper understanding of Bible passages, or feel unprepared to help share the Gospel message? Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Religion – Biblical and Theological Studies is an excellent degree to help you gain the ministry skills and biblical knowledge you need to guide, teach, and impart information to students, congregations, and ministry leaders.

Whether you are already in ministry and want more formal training, or you want to prepare yourself to enter ministry for the first time, Liberty’s online B.S. in Religion – Biblical and Theological Studies can help teach you how to better read, interpret, and apply the Bible in your personal life and your ministry.

As a pioneer in distance learning since 1985 and a Christian university recognized for its academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, Liberty combines academic excellence with a biblical worldview. We fulfill our mission to Train Champions for Christ by training ministry professionals to share the Gospel and make an impact for Christ. Whether you want to take your career worldwide or serve in your local church, you can be confident that our B.S. in Religion degree can equip you with the necessary in-demand skills to set you up for success. 

What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor’s of Religion — Biblical and Theological Studies Degree?

  • In-demand skills in ministry so that you can be a help to your local church and community
  • Scripture to enhance your spiritual growth and lead others in their spiritual growth
  • The history of the Christian church
  • Theological interpretation of Scripture so that you can help others engage with the Bible

Liberty’s flexible and affordable B.S. in Religion degree can equip you with the valuable knowledge you need to be effective in ministry. Our online religion classes are designed to equip you with a solid foundation in crucial aspects of ministry. You will learn from Christian professors with years of experience in ministry settings who will help you transform the lives of others as you grow in your relationship with Christ. You may also be interested in exploring our bachelor’s degrees in Christian leadership and management or biblical and educational studies.

What Can I Do with a Biblical Studies Degree?

  • Chaplaincy
  • Clergy
  • Local church
  • Local ministries
  • Missions
  • Religious communities

Our B.S. in Biblical and Theological Studies Program Highlights

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online religion degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • The majority of tuition for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You will have access to a wide variety of resources and materials found through Liberty University’s Jerry Falwell Library search portal while you pursue our online Bachelor of Science in Religion – Biblical and Theological Studies.
  • You can complete our online B.S. in Religion – Biblical and Theological Studies program in less than 4 years.

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        • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

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        100% online, 8-week courses

        Transfer Credits

        Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

        Next Start Date

        Jun 24, 2024


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