BS in Religion Christian Counseling

Strengthen Your Understanding of the Bible and Christian Ministry with an Online Religion Bachelor’s Degree

Liberty University’s Bachelor’s in Religion is an online theology degree that offers the solid, biblical foundation necessary to serve well in a ministry-related role through a 100% online degree program. Through this online Religion degree, you will obtain solid instruction on fundamental principles of the Bible, Christianity, theology, and the church. Each of the specializations in our Religion degree are designed to help you delve deeper into the Word of God. This degree in religious studies will also prove beneficial for those who wish to gain additional qualifications in their current position of ministry.


Why Choose Liberty’s Online Religion Degree?

Liberty University’s Bachelor’s in Religion is an online theology degree that integrates biblical principles into every class to prepare you for a future both professionally and spiritually. If you are seeking an online theology degree, a religious studies program is an excellent option! Each online theology class is designed to strengthen your faith and equip you with valuable training in the field of ministry. Because our university was built on Christian values, you can be confident that a religious studies degree online is preparing you for success in a future career!

What Will You Learn in an Online Religion Degree?

Our Bachelor’s in Religion, an online theology degree, will assist you in acquiring a superior understanding of God’s Word that will serve to strengthen your faith. The theology courses found within Liberty’s online Religion degree will equip you to apply Biblical components and principles to many contemporary issues facing society today. In an online theology degree, you can develop exceptional written and oral communication skills that will benefit you both personally and professionally.

Liberty’s mission is to prepare you in every way to fill personal and professional ministry roles more efficiently. With an online theology degree, you will gain insight into the major issues, themes, and ideas of religious studies, so you are prepared for diverse vocational opportunities. With specializations in Biblical and Theological Studies, Christian Counseling, and Christian Ministries, graduates from this online Religion degree program are prepared to continue to graduate studies through a seminary or graduate program.

Benefits of Pursuing an Online Theology Degree like Our Bachelor’s in Religion

  • Students who pursue the Christian Counseling specialization may qualify for AACC certification. 
  • Increased job opportunities in the public service after completing your online Religion degree.
  • While pursuing an online theology degree, students will have the opportunity to learn from experienced professors in various fields of ministry and religious studies.
  • Students enrolled in our Bachelor of Science in Religion online degree are able to transfer up to 75% of credit hours (including up to 50% of their major) from another accredited college to Liberty.

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Specializations for our Bachelor’s in Religion

Students who are pursuing a Bachelor’s in Religion degree may choose a specialization. Please review the degree specific information in the below menus.

Biblical & Theological Studies

Christian Ministries

Christian Counseling




    Religion Degree Information and Requirements

    Bachelor’s in Religion Degree 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.

    Liberty’s Online Religion Degree Highlights

    • By earning your B.S. in Religion 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 in your field.
    • Liberty graduates are frequently sought after for employment opportunities for their integrity, personal discipline, and versatility.
    • Tuition for Liberty’s B.S. in Religion online degree has not increased in three straight years. While many other schools that offer online theology degrees have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
    • Students enrolled in our Liberty’s Bachelor’s in Religion degree will have access to a plethora of resources through Liberty’s research portal.
    • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, beginning fall 2018, electronic textbooks will be 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!

    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 of Caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

    All applicants must submit the following:

    *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.