Bachelor of Science in Religion – Christian Counseling

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Religion – Christian Counseling

What You Will Learn

Offer Hope and Understanding to the Broken with Liberty’s Religion and Christian Counseling Degree

Do you want to be a part of providing hope and inspiration to broken and lost individuals, couples, and families in their time of need? Through Liberty University’s online undergraduate religion degree with a specialization in Christian counseling, you will be taught methods and counseling techniques in order to provide biblically sound guidance and counseling to individuals in need. Through courses on counseling individuals in marriage and family issues, as well as how to effectively work with children in need, you will be provided a strong understanding of principles and practices of care.

Our undergraduate religion programs are designed to prepare students who are just starting their education, as well as students who are looking to advance their current careers. Liberty University’s online program will teach you in-demand skills that you can study on your schedule, with the opportunity to take courses in a convenient 8-week format. You will be prepared to go on to graduate-level courses upon the completion of the Bachelor of Science in Religion – Christian Counseling degree.  

What Will You Learn in Our Christian Counseling Degree?

  • Christian counseling for children
  • Christian counseling for marriage and family
  • Issues in Christian counseling
  • Issues in human sexuality

Our professors have experience as clinical psychologists, vocational rehabilitation counselors, clinical counselors, crisis intervention, as well as clinical and administrative counselors. Having a wide range of knowledge and experience available to you will provide you with insight that professors have discovered through their years of practice. You may also be interested in exploring our bachelor’s degrees in Christian leadership and management or biblical and educational studies.

Potential Career Fields for B.S. in Religion – Christian Counseling Graduates

  • Administration
  • Case management
  • Community relations
  • Non-licensed Christian counselor

Highlights of the B.S. in Religion Program

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.
  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
  • You can complete our bachelor’s degree in religion – Christian counseling in under 4 years.

    Military Benefits for Online Students

    Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

    • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
    • Reserve/National Guard
    • Veterans/retirees
    • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
    • Current Department of Defense employees

    We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

    • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
    • 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)
    • Potential college credit for military training

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    Available Online

    Class Type

    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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