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Bachelor of Science in Biblical and educational studies online degree program page
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Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 75% can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Oct 22, 2018
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Gain Powerful Insight by Earning our Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical and Educational Studies with a Biblical and Theological Studies Specialization

Liberty University’s Bachelor’s degree in Biblical and Educational Studies – Biblical and Theological Studies is offered as a Christian-based 100% online degree program. Our biblical and educational studies degree is designed to equip students to meet the growing need for theologically trained teachers who will impact the Christian education system. 

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Why Choose Liberty’s Online Biblical and Educational Studies Degree?

Many students choose Liberty’s online Christian college degree programs because of our affordability, flexibility, low tuition, and our prestigious accreditation through the Southern Association Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, the Bachelor of Science in Biblical and Educational Studies is recognized by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Upon graduation, you will be eligible for an ACSI certificate that will enable you to teach in most Christian schools. This option can fast-track your ability to teach sooner at many private schools, while also providing you with the opportunity to obtain a teaching licensure after earning your bachelor’s degree by applying for and completing our online Master of Arts in Teaching program.  

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What Will You Learn in our Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical and Educational Studies: Biblical and Theological Studies Specialization?

Liberty University’s bachelor’s degree in Biblical and Educational Studies is designed to train teachers who can positively impact students in their educational journeys. Through essential classes in Education and Theology, you will gain insight into current issues in the education system such as the viability of creation studies and other current theological issues. The ability to properly read, interpret, and apply the Bible is critical for an effective ministry, and with a Biblical and Theological specialization, you can gain a better understanding of Scripture application — preparing you to minister to your students.  

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    Degree Information
    Military Benefits
    Potential Careers
    Admission Requirements

    Highlights of Our Biblical and Educational Studies Degree

    • Tuition for our online biblical and educational studies degree has not increased in three straight years. While many schools which offer an online education studies degree have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
    • By earning your Bachelor’s degree in Biblical and Educational Studies – Biblical and Theological Studies from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others.
    • Liberty graduates are often are sought after by prestigious companies for their integrity, personal discipline, and versatility.
    • 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!

    Similar Online College Degree Programs

    • Bachelor of Science in Special Education – Our Bachelor of Science in Special Education Interdisciplinary Studies focuses on education theory and best practices by examining learning disabilities and adaptation techniques to equip you to enter the field of special education.
    • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education – Liberty’s Elementary Education online degree is designed to be a pre-teacher preparation program that will give you the opportunity to practice educational planning by creating lesson plans and units.
    • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education – Liberty’s B.S. in Early Childhood Education degree focuses on establishing a firm understanding of early childhood educational development and behavior while evaluating associated methods and interventions such as differentiated learning and direct instruction.

    Military Benefits

    Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. 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 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
    • Potential college credit for military training.
    • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

    Potential Biblical Studies Career Options

    • Elementary School Teacher
    • Middle School Teacher
    • High School Teacher
    • Tutor
    • Educational Ministries Director

    Biblical and Educational Studies Degree Information and Requirements

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    Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees

    Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on Good Standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for Acceptance on Caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

    All applicants must submit the following:

    • Admission Application
    • Application fee*
    • Unofficial college transcripts 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. 

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