BS: Biblical & Education Studies: Theological Studies Bridging Education and Faith


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

You love working with children and equipping them for success. You are passionate about sharing the Gospel and helping others grasp biblical truth. You want to combine your passion for education and theology into an exciting, rewarding career.

If that sounds like you, Liberty’s online B.S. in Biblical and Educational Studies – Biblical and Theological Studies can help. This program is designed to help meet the growing need for biblically trained teachers in today’s Christian education system. With our bachelor’s in biblical studies, you can pursue work as a non-licensed teacher in private school or homeschool settings.

As a Christian teacher, you’ll have the unique opportunity to teach not just regular school subjects, but also Bible and theology courses. You can help children develop vital life skills and a deeper understanding of the Bible — and, as a Christian university, Liberty can help provide the tools you need to do just that.

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

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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

Flexibility | Our bachelor’s degree in Christian education is offered 100% online, and the classes have no set login times. That means you can complete your coursework wherever and whenever it’s most convenient for you!

High-Quality Academics | Liberty is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, our bachelor’s in biblical and educational studies is recognized by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). You can be confident that your degree from Liberty has met rigorous academic standards and accreditation requirements.

Path to Certification | After completing Liberty’s educational and biblical studies degree, you could pursue your ACSI teaching certificate. This is a valuable credential that can help enable you to teach Bible courses in most Christian schools.

Experienced Faculty | Liberty University’s Bible classes and education courses are taught by professors who have years of experience in Christian ministry and academia. With their guidance, you can develop the skills you need to become an effective educator.

In this program, you’ll explore core education topics, including learning theory, educational philosophy, and classroom management. You’ll also develop a portfolio and complete a 300-hour teaching practicum, allowing you to gain valuable on-the-job experience that can help boost your résumé and enhance your skill set.

In addition to honing your teaching abilities, this program provides a mix of religion, Bible, theology, and apologetics courses. These classes can strengthen your understanding of Scripture and help you prepare to teach theological concepts and church history to students of all ages.

Our educational studies major offers training in biblical teaching, curriculum development, and best teaching methods so you can succeed as a Christian school teacher. You can become equipped to develop Bible lessons and teach Scripture in a way that promotes understanding and real-world application.

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

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.