Undergraduate Certificate in Global Studies Navigate Global Challenges with Confidence


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the certificate total

Impact the Nations with a Certificate in Global Studies

Do you have a desire to impact other nations? With a Global Studies Certificate, you can be better prepared to impact others on a global scale. In Liberty’s Global Studies Certificate, you can prepare to engage with other cultures and help people no matter where they are. Meeting the needs of others can be difficult without a sensitivity to the culture and the environment that you are in. With a certificate in global studies, you can better prepare to take the next step in making lasting and meaningful change.

Whether you are new to the idea of global engagement or are a seasoned veteran, a certificate in global studies can help you take the next step in your career. Partner with us and take your career to the next level with a Global Studies Certificate.

*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

We know that flexibility and quality are important to you. That is why our Global Studies Certificate is offered 100% online with no set login times. That way, you can complete your courses from the comfort of home. Additionally, Liberty is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), so you can be confident that you are receiving a world-class education. Our professors are experts in their field with advanced degrees in related areas of study who are dedicated to your personal success

After completing your Global Studies Certificate, you may be interested in furthering your education with our Bachelor of Science in Religion – Global Studies. With courses that are designed to transfer into this bachelor’s degree, you can be well on your way to earning another credential.

By pursuing our Undergraduate Certificate in Global Studies, you can further your education while still managing your family, workplace, and community responsibilities. Our 100% online format allows you to grow your global concentration skill set without the need to come to our residential campus.

Our global studies courses are designed to produce Christ-centered leaders with the values, knowledge, and intercultural skills required to excel as individuals in their communities, lead as professionals in their concentration, and serve as followers of Christ in the global context of the 21st century.

Our global studies courses cover topics like cultural differences, communication and engagement with other cultures, and an internship so that you can gain practical hands-on experience and turn knowledge into wisdom.

With your internship, you will engage in a culture that is different from your primary culture. You will work with an organization that shares the vision and the heart of our Global Studies program so that you can be career-ready upon graduation.

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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.