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Online Theology Degree Programs

Studying theology can involve many aspects depending on your current knowledge, position, and professional goals. Liberty University offers a variety of online theology degrees – each with its own focus to better suit your needs. If you want to embark on a rich and fruitful study of theology, then a degree from Liberty can give you the biblical history, facts, and principles needed to help you increase the effectiveness of your ministry.

Liberty offers theology degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels to give you the specialized training in theological scholarship you need to further your ministry career and better reach others for Christ. Through Liberty’s online theology courses, you will dive deep into the history and traditions of the Christian church and explore God’s powerful, life-changing messages that can allow you to gain revelations and insights not found in general capacities.

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. Our 100% online programs are flexible and affordable and can allow you to pursue your degree in theology while staying connected with your family, your church, and your work. You can pursue theology degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, postgraduate, and even doctoral level with Liberty University and learn to help others grow in their walk with Christ!

Benefits of Earning a Degree at Liberty University

  • 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 degree or certificate 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. 
  • With Liberty’s 8-week format and 3 semesters per year, you can complete your online theology program in less time than attending courses on campus.
  • Learn practical, in-demand skills in ministry, leadership, evangelism, biblical studies, and theology that churches and ministries need!
  • You can take Institutional Challenge Exams (ICE) at the undergraduate and graduate level to gain course credit for personal studies in the Bible, theology, and many other topics!

Online Seminary Block Rate

To further help ministry professionals get the accredited biblical studies training they need, our graduate online seminary degrees have a discounted tuition rate of just $395 per credit hour for part-time or a maximum block-rate of $2,750 per semester (9-15 credit hours for graduate and 7-15 credit hours for doctoral).

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 and $275 per credit hour for graduate courses*
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder
  • Discounted divinity block rate for graduate programs: $2,475 per semester (9 to 15 credit hours for graduate and 7 to 15 credit hours for doctoral)
  • 8-week courses with 8 different start dates each year and no set login times

*At the doctoral level, the D.Min. in Pastoral Counseling as well as Ed.D. and Ed.S. programs qualify for the graduate military discount of $275 per credit hour — and all doctoral programs can now be eligible for the $300 rate if you meet the requirements.

“In the times in which we’re living today, Liberty University’s mission, the mission of training up a generation of Champions for Christ in literally every occupation, has never been more important.”


Experience That Matters to You

As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 35+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.


Ranked in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America and recognized by multiple institutions for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.

Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

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Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 9 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Financing Options

Financial Aid

Nearly 80% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

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