Bachelor of Science in Religion – Christian Leadership

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

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Learn to Lead the Church with Our B.S. in Religion – Christian Leadership Degree

Liberty University’s bachelor’s degree in religion, with a specialization in Christian leadership, is designed to help you uncover how God has gifted you to lead in your local church and community. Through this degree, you will enhance your leadership and administrative skills and explore foundational topics in religious studies so you can gain an understanding of the biblical principles you need to pursue ministry as a profession.

With a concentration in Christian leadership, you will gain a strong theological foundation on which you can develop and build your leadership and management philosophy. You will also study the most effective ways to set goals, create collaboration between members of a church staff, develop strategies, and manage the priorities and needs of your organization. Ultimately, you will be better prepared to serve as a pastor, administrator, program director, or Christian leader.

 

 

What Will You Learn in Our B.S. in Religion – Christian Leadership Degree?

  • Biblical and theological foundations of Christian leadership   
  • Critical issues in ministry leadership   
  • Personal development of a leader
  • Organization and leadership in ministry

Our courses in Christian leadership will explore a broad range of biblical leadership principles and strategies that you can use for personal growth and in your local church and community. Through your training, you will understand the many different leadership roles within the church, from the senior pastor role to lay workers. You will also examine the challenges facing church leaders today as well as practical steps in how to overcome these challenges. Our religion degree will give you the tools you need to present God’s Word with meaning and application.

 

Potential Career Options with a Degree in Religion: Christian Leadership

  • Christian camp director
  • Church administrator
  • Church and parachurch ministry
  • Missions mobilizer
  • Sunday school coordinator

Bachelor’s in Religion – Christian Leadership Program Benefits

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 Christian leadership 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 online Bachelor of Science in Religion – Christian Leadership in as little as 3.5 years.

Military Benefits

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)

 

120

Credit Hours

SACSCOC

Available Online

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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

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

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