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Oct 22, 2018
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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 the fundamental principles of the Bible, Christianity, theology, and the church. Each of the specializations in our Religion degree is 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.

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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.

Apologetics

Biblical & Theological Studies

Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Religion – Biblical and Theological Studies provides an understanding of the fundamentals of the Bible and Christianity. You will gain a rich understanding of the origin and contents of the Bible and will grasp its importance to the Christian faith.

Christian Ministries

 Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Religion – Christian Ministries is designed to equip you to meet the growing need for ministry leaders in churches across the country and around the world. An emphasis will be placed on training in Christian discipleship and outreach. You will explore a broad range of biblical leadership principles and strategies that can be utilized in your local church or community organization.

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Potential Career Options

  • Clergy
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Local Church 

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Christian Counseling

Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Religion – Christian Counseling degree will equip you to meet the growing need for trained counselors who can offer the highest-quality care from a Christian perspective. You will be introduced to the issues facing today’s patient and the biblical basis for counseling as a ministry. Courses will provide you with a strong understanding of principles and practices of care.

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Potential Career Options

  • Non-licensed Christian counselor
  • Administration
  • Lay ministry Christian counseling
  • Advocacy

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Evangelism

Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Religion – Evangelism degree equips you to impact the world for Christ through a deeper understanding of theology and evangelism history. Courses within this specialization have been developed in partnership with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s Schools of Evangelism Online and will prepare you to effectively evangelize locally or across the globe and to teach the Word of God in private schools or within the church.

General

Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Religion – General Track degree is designed to provide you with the backbone of an excellent religion program with the flexibility and freedom to select a large number of electives. With no specific specialization, you can mix and match, creating a personalized degree program that fits your passion and direction for the future.

NextGen

Liberty University’s 100% online B.S. in Religion – NextGen degree will prepare you to navigate the unique leadership challenges that come with ministering to minors. With a focus on NextGen, you will learn how to create safe environments across ministry programs, design a spiritual formation strategy for the family, and to develop the leadership skills necessary to lead in the local church. 

Featured Courses

Potential Career Options

  • Children’s Pastor / Director
  • College Ministry Pastor / Director
  • Next Generation Pastor
  • Youth Pastor / Director

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    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, 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!

    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:

    • Admission Application
    • Application fee*
    • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted 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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