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Associate of Arts in Religion

Program Details

If you are a pastor looking to develop your ministry skills or an individual with a desire to learn more about the Bible, the Associate of Arts in Religion from Liberty University Online provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the Bible, Christianity, and Christian theology. Through the program, you will develop excellent oral and written communication skills that are critical to ministry environments.

Potential Career Options: Church Management, Pastoral Responsibilities, Chaplaincy, Clergy, Health & Welfare Ministries, Local Ministries, Missions, Religious Communities, and Social Services.

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.


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