B.S. in Religion – Digital Discipleship Faith in the Digital Age


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Are you looking to combine your love of religious studies with additional knowledge in digital discipleship ministries? Maybe you want to share the Gospel with as many people as possible, and you’re looking for a degree that can help you do just that. If so, Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Religion – Digital Discipleship can help equip you with essential skills that you can use to share God’s Word with digital audiences across the world.

Christianity provides truth that transcends time and medium. The growth of social media and digital platforms has created an entirely new opportunity for virtual discipleship. Because digital discipleship and evangelism is an emerging field, you may find that you lack the knowledge needed to successfully make disciples of Christ on virtual platforms. That’s why we created our digital evangelism and discipleship degree — to help you grow in your faith while learning in-demand digital media skills that can be used for God’s glory.

Our B.S. in Religion – Digital Discipleship is designed to help you strengthen your faith, develop valuable ministry skills, and become a Champion for Christ in a world that desperately needs the Gospel. Partner with us to learn skills that can help you make a difference in the world.

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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

At Liberty, we understand that you can’t afford to put your life on hold while working towards your degree. Our B.S. in Religion is offered 100% online in 8-week terms with no set login times, so you can complete your coursework when it is most convenient for you. Characterized by a strong, unwavering commitment to Scripture, our B.S. in Religion can help you understand and overcome challenges commonly faced by Christian leaders.

Our bachelor’s degree in religion is taught by experienced professionals who have years of experience in various forms of Christian ministry. Additionally, Liberty’s own successful history of digital discipleship has spanned decades — we’ve been pioneering distance education since 1985. If digital discipleship is a skill you would like to learn more about, choose a university that has helped lead students to Christ for years through a virtual format.

Liberty’s bachelor’s degree in religion online offers you an in-depth study of the Christian faith. You will begin by studying both the Old and New Testaments as well as the basics of systematic theology. From there, your courses move into more advanced religious studies — including apologetics, Christian history, biblical theology, Acts, and Romans.

At Liberty, we strive to create impactful difference-makers who can articulate and defend the essential truths of evangelical Christianity. Our professors will challenge you to demonstrate skill in navigating, explaining, and applying the Bible to contemporary settings, including digital media.

The digital discipleship specialization can help you attract and shepherd believers using online platforms. In the digital discipleship and evangelism courses, you will study the biblical and theological underpinnings of digital ministry, methods for building community on virtual platforms, and techniques for developing a thriving digital ministry.

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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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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.