Bachelor's Degree In Military Studies
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100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
January 13, 2020
Accreditation
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Duty, Honor, Country Means Something at Liberty University

This program will be available in Spring 2020.

You are looking to serve your country, or you have served and want a degree that will reinforce the skills you’ve gained while serving the nation. There are few if any civilian academic programs in the country that provide an awareness of military values and culture. Even fewer programs adequately train military personnel and contractors to handle large-scale strategic and professional operations. Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Military Studies is here to fulfill this need with a strong focus on military history and 4 different specializations that are tailored to your particular goals and background.

If you want to turn your commitment to the military into a fulfilling career, then this military studies degree program can help guide you to the proper career path. The knowledge and skills you learn could help you find a job in intelligence, military operations, or military contracting.


Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s in Military Studies Degree?

Liberty University’s Department of History has more military history specialists than any other institution of higher education in the United States, aside from the service academies and American Military University. If you are looking for a degree that offers a firm foundation in military history and can prepare you for future contracting work with the Department of Defense, other military agencies, and supporting companies, then Liberty is a great choice for you.

Our award-winning online instructors and accomplished military veterans will share their expertise on military operations from a Christian worldview. Once you’ve got a firm foundation, you can choose from four different specializations to suit your particular goals and background.

Military History Degree

History

This program focuses on topics in American and European history, providing important historical context for military operations and events. You will also study the History of American Entrepreneurship, which provides content related to military contractors and larger macroeconomic implications of warfare.

 

International Security Bachelor's Degree Online

International Security

This research-based program covers both historical contexts of current military threats and guides students through pertinent areas of military analysis and military doctrine. This specialization includes coursework on military intelligence and is designed specifically for those seeking careers in defense intelligence.

Professional Military Studies Degree

Professional

This program is geared toward veterans and current service members who want to make the most of their military experience. You can even earn college credit for life experience through our portfolio process to get up to 9 credit hours of course credit if you meet the requirements.

 

Military Resiliency Degree Online

Resiliency

This program trains graduates to support existing and veteran military personnel with transitioning to civilian life, coping with medical complications, and growing in their spiritual development.


What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor’s in Military Studies Degree?

You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to support the defense of the United States — at home and abroad — as well develop a strong Christian foundation for leadership and appreciation for this country’s Judeo-Christian heritage. Liberty University’s military studies degree is supported primarily by coursework on military history and cultural studies to provide context for existing military policy and threats. 

Depending on which specialization you choose, your focus might be on history, intelligence, or helping existing soldiers and veterans transition to civilian life. Using historical precepts, you will also explore areas like leadership and entrepreneurship and how they relate to military contracting. With a degree in military studies from Liberty, you can understand the different branches and how they relate to each other in times of peace and war.

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Military Benefits
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Admission Requirements

History

International Security

Professional

Resiliency

Highlights of Our B.S. in Military Studies Degree

  • By earning your military studies degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set 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 4 years – and counting.
  • We have more military history specialists in our Department of History than any other civilian institution of higher education.
  • Take advantage of our Experience Plus program to finish your degree faster.

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Bachelor’s in Military Studies Degree Information

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over 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

Career Opportunities for Military Studies Degree Graduates

  • Military analyst
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Defense contractor
  • Security contractor
  • Department of Defense worker

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Online Degrees

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**
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English proficiency

*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.