B.S. in Religion – Disability Ministry

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Religion – Disability Ministry

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Bridge the Gap in Church Communities with a Bachelor of Science in Religion – Disability Ministry

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Religion – Disability Ministry program offered by Liberty University can help provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to integrate underserved populations within church communities. This online program focuses on developing a theological foundation for disability ministry, practical implications for ministry contexts, and the importance of engaging marginalized individuals. By enrolling in this program, you can learn how to create inclusive and biblically founded ministry environments that increase accessibility, hospitality, and participation within the local church.

Your curriculum will cover a wide range of topics, including the study of Scripture, the history of Christianity, research and writing skills, and practical teaching. The specialization in disability ministry can help equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to make a profound difference building, nurturing, and growing a ministry focused on caring for those in the community with disabilities. Graduates of this program can be well-prepared for a rewarding career in supporting and forging relationships with individuals with disabilities within church communities.

What Will You Learn in Liberty University’s B.S. in Religion – Disability Ministry?

  • Apologetics, books of the Bible such as Acts and Romans, church ministries, history of life, global studies, and biblical theology
  • Methodical study of Scripture, survey of the history of Christianity, research and writing for religious disciplines, and practical teaching of Scripture
  • The skills needed to be effective in building, maintaining, and integrating a successful ministry focused on helping those in the church and community who have disabilities

Courses in the specialization cover what disability ministry looks like in the church, how to develop accessibility and inclusion within a local church, approaches to congregational care with an understanding of disability ministry, and the practical application of the theology of disability.

Potential Careers for B.S. in Religion – Disability Ministry Graduates

  • Author
  • Church administrator
  • Disability ministry leader
  • Evangelist
  • Global worker
  • Pastoral assistant

Benefits of Pursuing Your Bachelor of Science in Religion – Disability Ministry with Liberty University

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 Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online 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 this B.S. in Religion – Disability Ministry program in as little as 3.5 years!
  • Learn how to build crucial relationships and accessibility for those with disabilities within the church.

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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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        Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

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        Jun 24, 2024

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