Bachelor of Science in Theology Navigating the Narratives of Faith


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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Pursuing Liberty’s online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Theology is a great way to deepen your understanding of the Bible and its teachings. Through this program, you can study fundamental topics such as the history of Christianity, biblical interpretation, and the role of faith in contemporary society. Earning your online bachelor’s degree in theology can help prepare you for a variety of careers, such as religious leader, nonprofit coordinator, or youth pastor. Moreover, it can help you grow personally and spiritually, enhancing your ability to live a life of purpose and meaning.

Liberty’s 100% online BS in Theology also gives you the opportunity to connect with a diverse community of students and faculty members who share your passion for religious studies. With online classes, you can engage in meaningful discussions and exchange ideas with fellow students from different backgrounds and cultures, expanding your understanding of the world and its many faith traditions. Ultimately, our online bachelor’s degree in theology can help provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to lead a fulfilling life grounded in faith and service to others.

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  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
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  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Liberty University’s online Bachelor of Science in Theology offers a flexible and convenient way to pursue your passion for religious studies. Through this program, you can learn more about the Bible and its teachings while also balancing your work and family obligations.

Another reason to choose Liberty’s online BS in Theology degree is our commitment to providing a Christ-centered education. With a focus on integrating faith and learning, our program can help you grow both academically and spiritually, deepening your understanding of God’s plan for your life.

Liberty’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity faculty members are experienced theologians and ministry professionals who are passionate about helping you succeed in your studies and your future career. With their guidance and mentorship, you can gain the knowledge and skills you need to make a difference in the world through your faith.

Liberty’s online BS in Theology degree offers a comprehensive education in religious studies. With courses such as Practical Teaching of Scripture, Biblical Theology, and Doctrine of God, you can gain a well-rounded education that helps prepare you for a variety of careers in ministry, education, and more. Through the courses provided in the program, you can learn how to analyze biblical texts, apply Christian principles to real-world situations, and effectively communicate the Gospel message to others.

As a student in the online theology bachelor’s program, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn about a variety of biblical topics. This degree can equip you with a foundational understanding of apologetics, helping you develop critical thinking skills so you can respond persuasively to arguments about the faith. Our courses will help you explore theological themes within the Old and New Testaments and examine the origin and nature of the Church.

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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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  • 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

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