BS in Bible – Humanitarian Action and Human Rights Advocate, Empower, and Serve With Compassion


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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Does advocating for and ministering to those who are oppressed sound like a meaningful way to serve? With Liberty’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Bible – Humanitarian Action and Human Rights, you can help the suffering through cross-cultural service. We are called to love the Lord and to love our neighbors as ourselves. Liberty’s human rights degree can equip you with a comprehensive understanding of the Bible and how it can be applied when serving the disadvantaged.

Whether you envision serving others in your local community or internationally in the wake of a crisis, Liberty’s bachelor’s degree program in Bible – humanitarian action and human rights may be the program for you. Through this degree, you can prepare to seek positions in various types of nonprofit organizations, governmental aid organizations, and non-governmental humanitarian groups. You can work alongside others seeking to defend human rights and assist those who are suffering. Education is the first step. You can complete our bachelor’s degree to give yourself the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the needs of others.

The Bachelor of Science in Bible is designed to allow you to study the Bible in depth. You can further your understanding of how to study Scripture and relay the information to others through our program. And, by pursuing a specialization in humanitarian action and human rights, you can learn practical skills that you can utilize when serving others.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Liberty University has a mission of Training Champions for Christ. We accomplish this by teaching all our courses, regardless of program, from a biblical worldview. You can learn the skills needed for humanitarian work and the defense of human rights through our Bachelor of Science in Bible. We provide you with the best education possible to help you build a solid foundation of biblical understanding. While many degree programs can help you better understand the Bible and prepare you for a career in outreach, the specialization in humanitarian action and human rights can further hone your skill set to help you serve those in crisis on a global scale.

Our 100% online courses give you the flexibility needed to maintain your commitments. If you are already working or volunteering to serve others, it can be difficult to dedicate the time needed to take courses on a physical campus. By furthering your education online, you can have a better balance of education, work, and life.

Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Bible allows you to dive deep into Scripture. The core major courses of the program will incorporate teaching you how to go about studying the Bible effectively. Courses include research and writing for religious disciplines as well as methodical study and practical teaching of Scripture. This program also seeks to establish foundational knowledge of both the Old and New Testaments, major and minor prophets, Pauline and general epistles, Gospels, Daniel-Revelation, Acts, and biblical theology.

You’ll also take 2 courses that discuss the theology of humanitarian response and the theological foundation for human rights. Additionally, your courses can give you a firm grasp of the principles we must uphold and defend for vulnerable populations globally based on the ethic of universal benevolence from the Judeo-Christian faith. Instruction includes how to maintain the dignity of those assisted and provide sustainable relief that does not harm the local economy. You can gain real-world knowledge of how humanitarian actions are carried out by completing a praxis course as part of your specialization.

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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 the majority of 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!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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

*Not applicable to certificates.

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