Bachelor's Degree in Biblical And Theological Studies
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Feb 10, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Grow in Your Faith by Earning a B.S. in Religion — Biblical and Theological Studies Degree

Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Religion — Biblical and Theological Studies degree will prepare you to impact the world for Christ locally and globally. Throughout our online biblical and theological studies degree program, you will study topics like the history of Christianity, apologetics, and scripture teaching. 

Comparable to a bachelor’s degree in theology, our B.S. in biblical and theological studies prepares you for biblical, servant leadership in your family, the local church, and on the mission field. 

Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s in Biblical and Theological Studies Degree?

You will learn from professors who have real-world experience as pastors and missionaries and teach you practical skills you can apply directly to your ministry. Our professors have a passion for helping you grow in your walk with Christ, and they will do all they can to support you throughout your degree program as you follow God’s calling on your life. 

Our bachelor’s degree in biblical studies and theology is offered completely online, giving you the freedom to complete your assignments around your schedule — meaning you can earn your degree and further your career without having to sacrifice your current job and time with your family and community. 

What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor’s of Religion — Biblical and Theological Studies Degree?

If serving in ministry positions is in your future, it is essential that you know how to correctly read, interpret, and apply the Bible. By earning a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies and theology, you will gain valuable knowledge in areas like the history of life and the Christian church. The online Bible and theology classes in this degree provide you with a solid foundation in biblical principles that will be crucial in your ministry pursuits. You will learn from faculty committed to our mission of Training Champions for Christ as you dive into biblical interpretations and learn to connect them with the world around you.

Our online bachelor’s in religion — biblical and theological studies degree is a great foundation for students wanting to further their education through one of our online master’s degree programs.

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Degree Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Our B.S. in Biblical and Theological Studies Program Highlights

  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 4 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!
  • By earning your online bachelor’s degree in religion — biblical and theological studies from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% 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. 
  • You will have access to a wide variety of resources and materials found through Liberty University’s Jerry Falwell Library search portal while you pursue your bachelor’s degree in religion.
  • Opportunities for additional transfer credit are available through our Experience Plus Program.

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. 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 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve 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
  • Potential college credit for military training

Our Online Bachelor’s of Religion Degree Information

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Potential Careers with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical and Theological Studies

  • Chaplaincy
  • Clergy
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Local church administration
  • Local ministries
  • Missions
  • Religious communities
  • Social services

Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • 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.