Bachelor Of Science In English And Writing, Liberty University Online English Degree
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jan 15, 2024
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Develop a Valuable and Diverse Skill Set with Our Online English and Writing Degree

Are you interested in becoming a journalist, educator, or writer? Do you want to pursue a career in technical writing, website content writing, or social media management? Whatever your career goals, Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in English and Writing degree online can help you meet them.

Content is everywhere — every company needs someone who can write skillfully and professionally. Businesses are eager to take on skilled writers who can help them write reports, webpages, advertisements, articles, and all kinds of written material. With an online degree in English and writing, you could go on to use your skills in tech companies, engineering labs, newspapers, magazines, or a variety of other areas.

And when you graduate from Liberty’s online program, you can have confidence that your degree from this accredited university meets the highest industry standards and can help prepare you for an exciting future. Prepare to take the next step in your career by furthering your education with us today!

Why Choose Liberty’s B.S. in English and Writing Online Degree?

When you pursue an online education from Liberty University, you’ll get much more than a degree. From online networking to professional mentorship to courses taught from a biblical worldview, the Liberty experience is an investment in your success.

Liberty University is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). This means you can trust that the knowledge and skills you acquire throughout your degree program will be recognized and respected by employers as well as other schools and universities.

At Liberty, our mission is Training Champions for Christ, so biblical principles, values, and ethics will be integrated into every area of your educational experience. We take your priorities — like flexibility, your job, family, and social life — into account when developing our online programs. Our 8-week course options are designed to work with your schedule, so you can continue to do the things that are important to you while you pursue your degree online.

What Will You Learn in Our B.S. in English and Writing Online Degree?

With a bachelor’s degree in English and writing, you’ll be able to pursue the writing-related career field you’re passionate about. You can study classic literature, including Christian literature and authors, as well as improve your creative, grant, technical, and inspirational writing abilities. Every course you take will be presented through a biblical worldview, so you can learn how to integrate values and ethics into your career.

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Highlights of Our B.S. in English and Writing Online Degree

  • 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 from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.

  • Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.
  • 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!
  • Liberty University has partnered with New York Times bestselling author and Christian novelist, Karen Kingsbury, to create the Karen Kingsbury Center for Creative Writing. Your curriculum includes content developed by Karen Kingsbury herself.
  • Liberty University holds institutional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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Military Benefits for Our Online B.S. in English and Writing Degree

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering 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

Career Opportunities for B.S. in English and Writing Graduates

  • Blogger
  • Editor
  • Freelance writer
  • Grant writer
  • Journalist
  • Librarian
  • Publisher
  • Screenwriter
  • Social media manager
  • Songwriter
  • Technical writer
  • Tutor or educator
  • Website content writer

Admission Requirements for Our B.S. in English and Writing

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • High School Self-Certification form and official high school transcripts within first 12 credit hours
  • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.


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*Please note that this is not a specialization. Any reference using the term “General” is the main degree and is only used to differentiate from other specializations.