Reach the World for Christ with Our B.S. in Religion – Global Studies Degree
Are you passionate about ministry and using God’s Word to impact the nations? Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Religion with a specialization in global studies will equip you to pursue a variety of international ministry opportunities. This degree will allow you to study not only important biblical topics but also relevant ministry practices, giving you the foundational knowledge you need to become a missionary, international scholar, or non-governmental organization (NGO) or nonprofit worker. A wide range of international ministry careers will be available to you.
Our global studies concentration can prepare you to step out of your comfort zone and help spread the gospel to many people groups. Our hope is that your life will be fulfilled by helping and ministering to people who are in need of relief, basic necessities, and above all, the saving Word of God. You will develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to complete international work.
Why Choose Liberty’s Online B.S. in Religion – Global Studies Degree?
At Liberty University, our mission is to Train Champions for Christ. One of the most important callings in the Christian life is to fulfill the Great Commission, and by pursuing this degree, you will be exposed to training that can prepare you to bring the Word of God to those in need. You will not have to sacrifice quality for flexibility because our global studies degree can be completed 100% online. You’ll have the freedom to continue pursuing ministry or other career responsibilities at home or abroad while completing your degree.
Additionally, you can be assured that you are receiving a high-caliber education as you will be studying under professors who have both education and experience in international studies. Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), so a degree from Liberty holds the credibility you need to pursue job opportunities in ministry-related fields.
What Will You Learn in Our B.S. in Religion – Global Studies Degree?
Your hunger for a deeper understanding of God’s Word and how it can be delivered to all corners of the earth will be met by pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Religion at Liberty University. This degree will provide advanced training in God’s Word to strengthen your faith as well as develop exceptional written and oral communications skills.
Your desire to contribute to meaningful international work will be met with our global studies specialization. Throughout this degree program, you will study the political, economic, ecological and cultural relations and processes that bear upon the world. Through our course in cultural anthropology, you will gain a broader understanding of human societies, cultures, and their development. Our global studies specialization provides a basic knowledge and understanding of intercultural communication and cultural intelligence.
Bachelor’s in Religion – Global Studies Program Highlights
- By earning your online bachelor’s degree in religion – global 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.
- Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in 4 straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
- 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.
- Potential additional credit earned through life experience.
B.S. Religion – Global Studies Degree Information and Requirements
- This program falls under the Rawlings School of Divinity.
- View the Degree Completion Plan.
- View the undergraduate course syllabi (login required).
Bachelor’s in Religion Degree 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:
Potential Career Options with a Global Studies Degree in Religion
- Global worker
- Disaster relief coordinator
- International relations specialist
Admission Requirements for Our Online B.S. in Religion – Global Studies
Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for acceptance on caution. 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, if available
- Unofficial college transcripts can 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.