Bachelor of Science in Religion – Disability Ministry Ministry in Action Across Barriers


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Do you wish to see better support and involvement within churches for those with disabilities? Do you want to enact change where it is needed to create more unity within the church community? Churches need staff who have special training and knowledge in the area of disability ministry to create a welcoming and successful environment.

Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Religion – Disability Ministry can help you prepare for a rewarding career working alongside those with disabilities. This program is designed to facilitate the development of a theological foundation for understanding disability ministry and the practical implications for specific ministry contexts. You can learn about the importance of engaging with and ministering to those who are marginalized by disability.

Your BS in Religion – Disability Ministry can train you to create biblically founded, disability-inclusive ministry environments that are informed by an understanding of the impact of disabilities across an individual’s lifespan. In doing so, you can help increase accessibility, hospitality, and participation within the local church. Partner with us today and take the next step toward your future.

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Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Religion – Disability Ministry can prepare you for a rewarding career helping others. Ministering to those with disabilities is essential for a cohesive and unified church body. To accomplish this end, Liberty University teaches all courses from a biblical worldview. This particular method for studying disability ministry can allow you to become even more effective in helping churches reach all people.

Your Bachelor of Science in Religion – Disability Ministry is offered 100% online. This format allows you to build your foundational knowledge and develop your skills while maintaining your personal commitments. With no set login times, you are able to complete your degree on your own schedule.

Give yourself the opportunity to pursue a unique educational experience that can set you up for success and equip you to be the agent of change you want to see in the world through a Bachelor of Science in Religion – Disability Ministry from Liberty University.

Your Bachelor of Science in Religion – Disability Ministry is designed to help you pursue a future career serving people with disabilities. Through your courses, you’ll have the opportunity to develop the skills needed to be effective in building, maintaining, and integrating a successful ministry focused on helping those in the church and community who have disabilities.

Courses in the BS in Religion cover a wide range of topics, so you can be confident that your education is well-rounded. Subjects include methodical study of Scripture, survey of the history of Christianity, research and writing for religious disciplines, and practical teaching of Scripture. You can also dive deep into studies of apologetics, books of the Bible such as Acts and Romans, church ministries, history of life, global studies, and biblical theology.

The specialization is built with a central focus on what makes a successful disability ministry. You can become equipped with the knowledge and tools needed to make a profound difference. Courses cover what disability ministry looks like in the church, how to foster accessibility and inclusion within a local church, approaches to congregational care with an understanding of disability ministry, and practical application of the theology of disability.

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