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Liberty University

About Liberty University

Liberty University was founded by Rev. Jerry Falwell in 1971 as the Lynchberg Baptist College. The school's name was changed in 1984.

Liberty University enrolls more than 60,000 students pursing over 70 different degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Liberty University has been accredited since 1980 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Admission and Enrollment Information

Students interested in applying may complete an application online or contact the admissions office directly. All applicants must submit an admissions essay for consideration. Either ACT or SAT scores are also required. The school will waive the application processing fee for needy students.

Liberty University Academic Departments

School of Aeronautics

Students in the School of Aeronautics can pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics. Students can pursue concentrations in commercial aviation, military aviation and missionary aviation. The school also offers aircraft mechanic and helicopter training programs.

College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in chemistry, history and counseling. The College of Arts and Sciences has a minor in creation studies. The college is home to Liberty's theater and music programs.

Helms School of Government

The Helms School of Government has associate's, bachelor's and doctoral degrees. Popular majors include government, criminal justice and international relations. Students can minor in areas, like pre-law, politics and policy and international relations.

Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary

The Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary awards graduate degrees in marketplace chaplaincy, evangelism and church planting and religious studies. Master's degrees include worship studies, pastoral counseling and Christian leadership. Graduate students can earn doctorate degrees in counseling and theology and apologetics.

School of Business

Liberty's School of Business awards associate's and bachelor's degrees business and accounting. Students earning a bachelor's degree in business can specialize in economics, finance and marketing. Graduate students can earn master's degrees in accounting.

School of Communication

Students in the Liberty School of Communication can major in English, Spanish, communications studies and visual communications arts. The school has master's degrees in communications studies and English. Students can also pursue degrees in teaching English as a second language.

School of Education

Undergraduates in the Liberty University School of Education can major in elementary education, secondary education and special education. Students can purse the Master of Education and the Doctor of Education degrees. After graduation, students can seek teaching licenses in any U.S. state.

School of Engineering & Computational Sciences

The School of Engineering & Computational Sciences has degrees in electrical engineering, software engineering and industrial engineering. Students can major in computer science, management information systems and computer competency. The school has a minor available in intelligence.

School of Law

Liberty University's law school was founded in 2004. Graduates from the School of Law earn a Juris Doctor degree. The School of Law is fully accredited.

School of Religion

The School of Religion offers unique major in biblical studies, church ministries and philosophy. Students in this school can earn a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy or a Bachelor of Science in Inter-Cultural Studies. The school provides students with missionary opportunities abroad in Thailand, Bosnia and Ethiopia.

Contact Information:

  • Address: Liberty University, 1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24502
  • Phone Number: (800) 424-9595
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  1. AA Accounting

    • AA: Accounting
  2. AA Apologetics

    • AA: Apologetics
  3. AA Biblical Studies

    • AA: Biblical Studies
  4. AA Business

    • AA: Business
  5. AA Creative Writing

    • AA: Creative Writing
  6. AA Criminal Justice

    • AA: Criminal Justice
  7. AA Education

    • AA: Early Childhood Education
    • AA: Education (Non-Licensure)
  8. AA General Studies

    • AA: Interdisciplinary Studies
  9. AA History

    • AA: History
  10. AA Information Systems

    • AA: Information Systems
  11. AA Military Studies

    • AA: Military History
  12. AA Paralegal Studies

    • AA: Paralegal Studies
  13. AA Psychology

    • AA: Psychology
    • AA: Psychology: Christian Counseling
  14. AA Religion

    • AA: Religion
  15. AAS Medical Office Assistant

    • AAS: Medical Office Assistant
  16. AS Mathematics

    • AS: STEM Mathematics
  17. BED Education

    • BED: Education Licensure: Elementary Education
    • BED: Education Licensure: Middle Education - English
    • BED: Education Licensure: Middle Education - Social Sciences
    • BED: Education Licensure: Special Education
  18. BFA Graphic Design

    • BFA: Graphic Design
  19. BS Accounting

    • BS: Accounting
  20. BS Aeronautics

    • BS Aviation: Management
    • BS: Aviation (Professional Pilot)
    • BS: Aviation Maintenance Management
  21. BS Christian Leadership

    • BS: Christian Leadership and Management: Business Management
  22. BS Commercial Music

    • BS: Commercial Music
  23. BS Communication

    • BS: Strategic Communication
    • BS: Strategic Communication: Social Media Management
  24. BS Computer Science

    • BS: Computer Science Cyber-Security
  25. BS Criminal Justice

    • BS: Criminal Justice
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Business Administration and Management
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Crime Scene Investigation
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Criminal Psychology
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Homeland Security
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Juvenile Justice
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Public Administration
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Strategic Intelligence
  26. BS Education

    • BS: Education Non-Licensure: Early Childhood Education in Interdisciplinary Studies
    • BS: Education Non-Licensure: Elementary Education in Interdisciplinary Studies
    • BS: Education Non-Licensure: Special Education in Interdisciplinary Studies
  27. BS Engineering

    • BS: Civil Engineering
  28. BS English and Writing

    • BS: English and Writing: Creative Writing
    • BS: English and Writing: General
    • BS: English and Writing: Journalism
  29. BS Fire Administration

    • BS: Fire Administration
  30. BS General Studies

    • BS: Interdisciplinary Studies
  31. BS Government

    • BS: Government: National Security
    • BS: Government: Politics and Policy
    • BS: Government: Public Administration
    • BS: Public Administration
  32. BS Healthcare Administration

    • BS: Healthcare Administration
  33. BS History

    • BS: History
  34. BS Informatics

    • BS: Informatics: Healthcare Informatics
  35. BS Information Systems

    • BS: Information Systems
    • BS: Information Systems: Accounting Information Systems
    • BS: Information Systems: Data Networking
    • BS: Information Systems: Database
    • BS: Information Systems: Information Assurance
  36. BS Information Technology

    • BS: Information Technology: Application and Database Development
    • BS: Information Technology: Data Networking and Security
    • BS: Information Technology: Gaming Design
    • BS: Information Technology: Web and Mobile Programming
  37. BS Law and Policy

    • BS: Law and Policy: Pre-Law
    • BS: Law and Policy: Public Policy
  38. BS Military Studies

    • BS: Military Studies: History
    • BS: Military Studies: International Security
    • BS: Military Studies: Professional
    • BS: Military Studies: Resiliency
  39. BS Paralegal Studies

    • BS: Paralegal Studies
  40. BS Political Science

    • BS: Political Science
  41. BS Psychology

    • BS: Psychology
    • BS: Psychology: Addiction and Recovery
    • BS: Psychology: Criminal Psychology
    • BS: Psychology: Crisis Counseling
    • BS: Psychology: Developmental Psychology
    • BS: Psychology: Life Coaching
    • BS: Psychology: Military Resilience
    • BS: Psychology - Christian Counseling
  42. BS Religion

    • BS: Biblical and Education Studies: Biblical Theological Studies
    • BS: Religion
    • BS: Religion: Apologetics
    • BS: Religion: Biblical and Theological Studies
    • BS: Religion: Christian Counseling
    • BS: Religion: Christian Leadership
    • BS: Religion: Christian Ministries
    • BS: Religion: Evangelism
    • BS: Religion: Global Studies
    • BS: Religion: NextGen (Next Generation Ministries)
  43. BS Social Work

    • BS: Social Work
  44. BS Sports Management

    • BS: Sport Management: Conference and Event Management
    • BS: Sport Management: General
    • BS: Sport Management: Sport Administration
    • BS: Sport Management: Sport Communication and Public Relations
    • BS: Sport Management: Sport Outreach
    • BS: Sport Management: Sport Venue Management
  45. BS Teaching English

    • BS: Education Non-Licensure: Teaching English as a Second Language
  46. BS Worship Studies

    • BS: Worship Studies
  47. Doctor of Business Administration

    • DBA: Finance
    • DBA: Healthcare Management
    • DBA: Human Resources
    • DBA: Information Systems
    • DBA: Leadership
    • DBA: Marketing
    • DBA: Non-Profit Leadership & Management
    • DBA: Project Management
    • DBA: Real Estate Development
    • DBA: Strategic Management
    • DBA: Strategic Media & Digital Content
    • DBA: Supply Chain Management & Logistics
    • Doctor of Business Administration: International Business
  48. Doctor of Ministry

    • DMN: Biblical Studies
    • DMN: Chaplaincy
    • DMN: Church Revitalization
    • DMN: Discipleship
    • DMN: Doctor of Ministry: Next Generation Ministry
    • DMN: Doctor of Ministry: Spiritual Formation
    • DMN: Doctor of Ministry: Urban Ministry
    • DMN: Evangelism and Church Planting
    • DMN: Expository Preaching and Teaching
    • DMN: Ministry Leadership
    • DMN: Pastoral Counseling
    • DMN: Theology and Apologetics
    • DMN: Worship
  49. Doctor of Music Education

    • DME: Doctor of Music Education
  50. Doctor of Public Administration

    • DPA: Public Administration
  51. Doctor of Strategic Leadership

    • DSL: Strategic Leadership
  52. Doctor of Worship Studies

    • DWS: Worship Studies
    • DWS: Worship Studies: Ethnomusicology
    • DWS: Worship Studies: Leadership
    • DWS: Worship Studies: Pastoral Counseling
  53. EDD Christian Leadership

    • EDD: Christian Leadership: Ministry Leadership
  54. EDD Counseling

    • EDD: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage and Family
    • EDD: Community Care & Counseling: Pastoral Counseling
    • EDD: Community Care & Counseling: Traumatology
  55. EDD Education

    • EDD: Curriculum and Instruction
    • EDD: Curriculum and Instruction/Elementary Education
    • EDD: Curriculum and Instruction/Middle Grades Education
    • EDD: Curriculum and Instruction/Secondary Education
    • EDD: Curriculum and Instruction/Special Education
    • EDD: Educational Leadership
  56. EDS Education

    • EDS: Curriculum and Instruction
    • EDS: Curriculum and Instruction/Elementary Education
    • EDS: Curriculum and Instruction/Middle Grades Education
    • EDS: Curriculum and Instruction/Secondary Education
    • EDS: Curriculum and Instruction/Special Education
    • EDS: Educational Leadership
    • EDS: Higher Education Administration
  57. Juris Master

    • JM: American Legal Studies
    • JM: Compliance
    • JM: International Legal Studies
  58. LLM

    • LLM: International Legal Studies
  59. MA Addictions Counseling

    • MA: Addictions Counseling
  60. MA Applied Psychology

    • MA: Applied Psychology: Developmental Psychology
    • MA: Applied Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology
  61. MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling

    • MA: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CACREP)
  62. MA Communication

    • MA: Communication
    • MA: Promotion and Video Content
    • MA: Strategic Communication
  63. MA Composition

    • MA: Composition
  64. MA Divinity

    • MA: Biblical Exposition
    • MA: Biblical Studies
    • MA: Christian Apologetics (Non-Thesis)
    • MA: Christian Apologetics (Thesis)
    • MA: Sports Chaplaincy
    • MCM: Master of Arts in Christian Ministry
  65. MA Ethnomusicology

    • MA: Ethnomusicology
  66. MA Executive Leadership

    • MA: Executive Leadership
  67. MA General Studies

    • MA: Interdisciplinary Studies
  68. MA History

    • MA: History
  69. MA Human Services

    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Addictions and Recovery
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Business
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Criminal Justice
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Crisis Response and Trauma
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Dobson Center Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Dobson Center Marriage and Family Studies
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Dobson Center Parenting and Child/ Adolescent
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Executive Leadership
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Health and Wellness
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Life Coaching
    • MA: Human Services Counseling: Marriage and Family
    • MA: Human Services - Christian Ministries
    • Master of Arts in Human Services - Military Resilience
  70. MA Marriage and Family Therapy

    • MA: Marriage and Family Therapy
  71. MA Medical Sciences

    • MA: Medical Sciences: Biopsychology
    • MA: Medical Sciences: Business Management
    • MA: Medical Sciences: Health Informatics
    • MA: Medical Sciences: Molecular Medicine
    • MA: Medical Sciences: Public Health
  72. MA Music & Worship

    • MA: Music and Worship: Worship Music Studies
  73. MA Music Education

    • MA: Music Education: Music Studies
  74. MA Pastoral Counseling

    • MA: Pastoral Counseling
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Addictions and Recovery
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Community Chaplaincy
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Crisis Response and Trauma
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Discipleship and Church Ministry
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Dobson Center Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Dobson Center Marriage and Family Studies
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Dobson Center Parent and Child/Adolescent
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Leadership
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Life Coaching
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Marriage and Family
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Military Resilience
    • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Theology
  75. MA Professional Writing

    • MA: Professional Writing
  76. MA Public Policy

    • MA: Public Policy
    • MA: Public Policy: Campaigns and Elections
    • MA: Public Policy: International Affairs
    • MA: Public Policy: Leadership
    • MA: Public Policy: Middle East Affairs
    • MA: Public Policy: Policy Studies
    • MA: Public Policy: Public Administration
  77. MA Teaching English

    • MA: Teaching English as Second Language
  78. MA Visual Communication Design

    • MA: Visual Communication Design
  79. MA Worship Studies

    • MA: Worship Studies: African-American Worship
    • MA: Worship Studies: Ethnomusicology
    • MA: Worship Studies: Leadership
    • MA: Worship Studies: Pastoral Counseling
    • MA: Worship Studies: Worship Techniques
  80. Master in National Security

    • MS: National Security
    • MS: National Security: Homeland Security
  81. Master of Accounting

    • MS: Accounting
    • MS: Accounting: Audit & Financial Reporting
    • MS: Accounting: Business
    • MS: Accounting: Financial Services
    • MS: Accounting: Forensic Accounting
    • MS: Accounting: Leadership
    • MS: Accounting: Taxation
  82. Master of Arts in Religion

    • MAR: Christian Apologetics
    • MAR: Community Chaplaincy
    • MAR: Discipleship and Church Ministry
    • MAR: Evangelism and Church Planting
    • MAR: Global Studies
    • MAR: Homiletics
    • MAR: Master of Arts in Religion: Next Generation Ministry
    • MAR: Pastoral Counseling
    • MAR: Pastoral Ministry
    • MAR: Worship
    • Master of Arts in Human Services - Military Resilience
    • Master of Theology - Biblical Studies
    • THM: Master Of Theology (No Thesis)
  83. Master of Arts in Teaching

    • MAT: Master of Arts in Teaching (36 Hours): Elementary Education
    • MAT: Master of Arts in Teaching (36 Hours): Middle Grades Education
    • MAT: Master of Arts in Teaching (36 Hours): Secondary Education
    • MAT: Master of Arts in Teaching (36 Hours): Special Education
    • MAT: Master of Arts in Teaching (45 Hours): Elementary Education
    • MAT: Master of Arts in Teaching (45 Hours): Middle Grades Education
    • MAT: Master of Arts in Teaching (45 Hours): Secondary Education
    • MAT: Master of Arts in Teaching (45 Hours): Special Education
  84. Master of Business Administration

    • MBA: Accounting
    • MBA: American Legal Studies
    • MBA: Criminal Justice
    • MBA: Economics
    • MBA: Finance
    • MBA: General (36-hour)
    • MBA: Healthcare Management
    • MBA: Human Resources
    • MBA: International Legal Studies
    • MBA: Leadership
    • MBA: Marketing
    • MBA: Non-Profit Leadership & Management
    • MBA: Project Management
    • MBA: Public Administration
    • MBA: Public Relations
    • MBA: Real Estate Development
    • MBA: Strategic Management
    • MBA: Strategic Media and Digital Content
    • MBA: Supply Chain Management & Logistics
    • Master of Arts in Public Policy - Public Administration
  85. Master of Criminal Justice

    • MS: Criminal Justice
    • MS: Criminal Justice: Cybercrime Investigation
    • MS: Criminal Justice: Forensic Psychology
    • MS: Criminal Justice: Homeland Security
    • MS: Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Leadership
    • MS: Criminal Justice: Public Administration
  86. Master of Cyber Security

    • MS: Cyber-Security
  87. Master of Divinity

    • MDV: Biblical Languages-75 hrs.
    • MDV: Biblical Languages-90 hrs.
    • MDV: Biblical Studies
    • MDV: Chaplaincy
    • MDV: Christian Apologetics
    • MDV: Christian Leadership and Church Ministries
    • MDV: Christian Ministries
    • MDV: Church History
    • MDV: Community Chaplaincy (Non-Thesis)
    • MDV: Community Chaplaincy (Thesis)
    • MDV: Discipleship Ministries
    • MDV: General
    • MDV: Global Studies
    • MDV: Healthcare Chaplaincy (Non-Thesis)
    • MDV: Healthcare Chaplaincy (Thesis)
    • MDV: Homiletics
    • MDV: Leadership
    • MDV: Military Chaplaincy (Non-Thesis)
    • MDV: Military Chaplaincy (Thesis)
    • MDV: Pastoral Counseling
    • MDV: Theology
    • MDV: Youth and Family Ministries
  88. Master of Education

    • MED: Administration and Supervision: Teacher Licensure
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Early Childhood Education
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Educational Law (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Educational Technology (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Elementary Education (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: English (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: General Education (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted Education
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: History (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Leadership (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Middle Grade (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Special Education (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Student Services (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Curriculum and Instruction: Urban Education (Non-Licensure)
    • MED: Higher Education: Educational Leadership
    • MED: Higher Education: Instructional Design and Technology
    • MED: Math Specialist Endorsement
    • MED: Reading Specialist Endorsement
    • MED: School Counseling
  89. Master of Exercise Science

    • MS: Exercise Science and Wellness: Fitness and Performance
    • MS: Exercise Science and Wellness: Nutrition and Wellness
  90. Master of Finance

    • MS: Finance: Financial Management
    • MS: Finance: Financial Planning
    • MS: Finance: General
  91. Master of Fine Arts

    • MFA: Graphic Design
  92. Master of Global Studies

    • MGS: Master of Arts in Global Studies
  93. Master of Health Informatics

    • MS: Health Informatics
  94. Master of Healthcare Administration

    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Accounting
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Finance
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: General
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Human Resources
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Leadership
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Marketing
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Non-Profit Management
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Project Management
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Public Administration
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Public Relations
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Strategic Management
    • MS: Healthcare Administration: Supply Chain Management & Logistics
  95. Master of Human Performance

    • MS: Human Performance: Clinical
    • MS: Human Performance: Fitness and Wellness
    • MS: Human Performance: Nutrition
    • MS: Human Performance: Strength Training and Conditioning
  96. Master of Information Systems

    • MS: Information Systems: Information Assurance
    • MS: Information Systems: Technology Management
  97. Master of Information Technology

    • MS: Information Technology: Network Design & Security
    • MS: Information Technology: Software Design & Management
  98. Master of International Relations

    • MS: International Relations
  99. Master of Marketing

    • MS Marketing: Social Media Management
    • MS: Marketing: Digital Marketing and Advertising
    • MS: Marketing: Project Management
    • MS: Marketing: Public Relations
    • MS: Marketing: Sports Marketing and Media
  100. Master of Political Science

    • MS: Political Science
  101. Master of Project Management

    • MS: Project Management
  102. Master of Public Administration

    • MPA: Business & Government
    • MPA: Disaster Management
    • MPA: Fire Administration
    • MPA: Healthcare
    • MPA: Law & Public Policy
    • MPA: Master of Public Administration
    • MPA: Public & Non-Profit Management
  103. Master of Public Health

    • MPH: Health Promotion
    • MPH: Nutrition
    • Master of Public Health Global Health
  104. Master of Religious Education

    • MRE: Master of Religious Education
  105. Master of Social Media Management

    • MS: Social Media Management
  106. Master of Sport Management

    • MS: Sport Management (Non-Thesis)
    • MS: Sport Management: Coaching and Athletic Administration (Non-Thesis)
    • MS: Sport Management: Coaching and Athletic Administration (Thesis)
    • MS: Sport Management: Outdoor Adventure Sport (Non-Thesis)
    • MS: Sport Management: Outdoor Adventure Sport (Thesis)
    • MS: Sport Management: Sport Administration (Non-Thesis)
    • MS: Sport Management: Sport Administration (Thesis)
    • MS: Sport Management: Tourism (Non-Thesis)
    • MS: Sport Management: Tourism (Thesis)
  107. Master of Theological Studies

    • MTS: Master of Arts in Theological Studies
  108. Master of Theology

    • THM: Biblical Studies (Non-Thesis)
    • THM: Christian Apologetics (Non-Thesis)
    • THM: Church History (Non-Thesis)
    • THM: Global Studies (Non-Thesis)
    • THM: Homiletics (Non-Thesis)
    • THM: Theology (Non-Thesis)
  109. PHD Bible Exposition

    • PHD: Bible Exposition
  110. PHD Communication

    • PHD: Communication
  111. PHD Counseling

    • PHD: Counselor Education and Supervision
  112. PHD Education

    • PHD: Education: Curriculum and Instruction
    • PHD: Education: Educational Law
    • PHD: Education: Instructional Design and Technology
    • PHD: Education: Organizational Leadership
    • PHD: Education: Special Education
  113. PHD Higher Education

    • PHD: Higher Education Administration: Education Leadership
  114. PHD History

    • PHD: History
  115. PHD Nursing

    • PHD: Nursing: Nursing Education
  116. PHD Psychology

    • PHD: Psychology: Developmental Psychology
    • PHD: Psychology: General Psychology
    • PHD: Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    • PHD: Psychology: Social Psychology
  117. PHD Public Policy

    • PHD: Public Policy
    • PHD: Public Policy: Economic Policy
    • PHD: Public Policy: Education Policy
    • PHD: Public Policy: Foreign Policy
    • PHD: Public Policy: National Security
    • PHD: Public Policy: Social Policy
  118. PHD Strategic Media

    • PHD: Strategic Media
  119. PHD Theology and Apologetics

    • PHD: Theology and Apologetics
  120. School of Business

    • DBA: Accounting
  121. WSB

    • THG: Willmington School of the Bible: Biblical Studies

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