Online Theology Bachelor’s Degree
Credit Hours
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
May 13, 2024
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Prepare for Your Future in Ministry and Beyond with Liberty’s Online Bachelor’s in Theology

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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Why Choose Liberty’s Online BS in Theology 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.

What Will You Learn in Our Online Bachelor’s in Theology Degree?

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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Highlights of Our BS in Theology Degree

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • 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!
  • Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity is among the leading theological institutions in the country.
  • This program offers 8-week courses with 8 different start dates each year and no set login times.
  • Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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Military Benefits for Our Online Undergraduate Programs

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 (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

Potential Career Opportunities for Bachelor of Theology Graduates

  • Christian educator
  • Christian organizational leader
  • Ministry coordinator
  • Nonprofit director
  • Theologian

Admssion Requirements for Our Undergraduate Online 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**
  • Official high school transcripts or official GED test scores are required for an official admissions decision
    • Students may be allowed to enroll in up to 12 credit hours with Liberty with the submission of an unofficial high school transcript and our High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

*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.