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About Liberty University

Committed to 'Training Champions for Christ,' Liberty University offers more than 600 academic programs from its 7,000-acre Lynchburg, Va. campus as well as through an online format. Over 400 of these programs can be taken online. Online studies encompass associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs. The ultimate goal of Liberty University is to provide an education where students will work hard and come away with an added purpose and meaning to their lives that could positively impact them, their loved ones, and their chosen career.

From business majors to technical training, Liberty University offers a broad range of programs designed to prepare students for nearly any type of career. For instance, there are 18 programs in business administration at the undergraduate level; students could prepare to work in areas of finance, marketing, project management, public administration, communications, or data analytics, to name a few. The MBA program offers concentrations in, among others, accounting, criminal justice administration, leadership, legal studies, and supply chain management. Nursing, law, education, healthcare administration, sport management, public health, and ministry are among the many other areas of study that students could pursue at undergraduate and graduate levels. Associate-level studies could also train future paralegals and medical office assistants.

In addition to classroom or online studies, students of Liberty University are given the opportunity to grow spiritually and to give back through participation in local and global service events, such as food drives or providing humanitarian aid to communities affected by natural or other disasters. Liberty University also boasts 20 NCAA Division I athletic programs, more than 2,500 full- and part-time faculty, and up to 75% credit transfer for online undergraduate and 50% credit transfer for online graduate programs. Friendly and knowledgeable admissions counselors are available to guide students throughout the admission process.

'Liberty holds a special place in my heart -- not just because of the academics, but because of the people. The professors care for you as an individual. I never felt like I was just another name on a roster. My professors cared and they demonstrated the light of Christ in their instruction and interactions with me online. I am very thankful for the training I have received.'

-Annelisa Winston, Liberty Graduate

'The values, ethics, and philosophy taught through my degree plan developed me as a Christian leader. I plan to continue to use my education to influence and shape policy within the realm of government and to encourage others to follow Christ through my actions.'

- Joel Sweeney, Liberty student

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED

Why Liberty University?

100% Online Studies

The availability of online studies at all academic levels allows students to earn their degrees while maintaining their current schedules. This flexible option also enables students to log in at any time; no set login times are required.

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC). Some programs have been additionally accredited by such bodies as ABET, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), American Bar Association (ABA), Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Academic Support Services

From peer mentoring to career advising, students of Liberty University enjoy full academic support throughout their tenure. A Student Advocate Office, tutoring and writing services, study skills development, and career assessment are among the services provided.

Financial Support

Liberty University is ready to help students navigate the financial aid process, from applying to federal loans to seeking scholarships. The university even offers a free financial literacy course.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to most Liberty University programs must have graduated from high school or earned a GED.

Earn Credit

You can transfer credit from any of the following Study.com courses towards your Liberty University undergraduate degree. Click to view the courses in each subject area.

Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
Accounting 101: Financial Accounting ACCT 211 : Financial Accounting 3.0
Accounting 102: Intro to Managerial Accounting ACCT 212 : Managerial Accounting 3.0
Accounting 201: Intermediate Accounting I ACCT 211 : Financial Accounting 3.0
Accounting 202: Intermediate Accounting II ACCT 212 : Managerial Accounting 3.0
Accounting 301: Applied Managerial Accounting ACCT 2XX (Accounting Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Accounting 302: Advanced Accounting ACCT 402 : Advanced Accounting 3.0
Accounting 303: Cost Accounting ACCT 311 : Cost Accounting I 3.0
Business 100: Intro to Business BUSI 101 : Introduction to Business 3.0
Business 101: Principles of Management BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 102: Principles of Marketing BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 103: Introductory Business Law BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 104: Information Systems and Computer Applications CSIS 2XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 105: Labor Relations BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 106: Human Resource Management BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 107: Organizational Behavior BUSI 240 : Organizational Behavior 1 (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 108: Business Ethics BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 109: Intro to Computing CSIS 2XX : Computer Concepts & Applications (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 110: Business Math BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 111: Principles of Supervision BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 113: Business Communication BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 120: International Business BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 121: Introduction to Entrepreneurship BUSI 2XX : Small Business Entrepreneurship (Business Elective - Lower Level) 2.0
Business 202: Introduction to E-Commerce BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 203: Introduction to Retail Merchandising BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 209: Mentoring & Leadership Development in the Workplace BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Business 302: Foundations of Leadership BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Business 303: Management Information Systems BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Business 304: Leading Organizational Change BUSI 335 : Leading Change 3.0
Business 305: Leadership Communication BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Business 306: Strategic Human Resources Management BUSI 342 : Human Resources Management 3.0
Business 307: Leadership & Organizational Behavior BUSI 240 : Organizational Behavior 1 3.0
Business 308: Globalization & International Management BUSI 303 : International Business 3.0
Business 309: Digital Marketing & Advertising BUSI 436 : Digital Marketing in a Virtual World 3.0
Business 310: Advanced Business Ethics BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Business 311: Project Management BUSI 313 : Foundations of Project Management 3.0
Business 312: Advanced Operations Management BUSI 411 : Operations Management 3.0
Business 313: Organizational Communication SCOM 355 : Organizational Communication 3.0
Business 314: Employment Law BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 2.0
Business 315: Logistics & Supply Chain Management BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Business 318: Management Ethics BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Business 319: Negotiations & Conflict Management BUSI 455 : Communication Theory 3.0
Business 321: Small Business Management BUSI 336 : Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3.0
Business 323: Organizational Theory BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Business 324: Managerial Communication BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Business 325: Union & Labor Relations BUSI 343 : Employee and Labor Relations 3.0
Business 327: Retail Strategy BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Communications 101: Public Speaking COMS 101 : Speech Communication 3.0
Communications 102: Interpersonal Communication SCOM 325 : Interpersonal Communication 3.0
Communications 120: Presentation Skills in the Workplace SCOM 2XX (Speech Coms Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Communications 301: Diversity and Intercultural Communication SCOM 220 : Communication & Diversity 3.0
Computer Science 304: Network System Design CSIS 2XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Economics 101: Principles of Microeconomics ECON 213 : Principles of Microeconomics 3.0
Economics 102: Macroeconomics ECON 214 : Principles of Macroeconomics 3.0
Finance 101: Principles of Finance BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Finance 102: Personal Finance BUSI 223 : Personal Finance 3.0
Finance 104: Financial Management BUSI 2XX (Business Elective - Lower Level) 2.0
Finance 301: Corporate Finance BUSI 320 : Corporate Finance 3.0
Finance 302: International Finance BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Finance 303: Financial Institutions & Markets BUSI 321 : Money and the Financial System 3.0
Finance 304: Security Analysis & Portfolio Management BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Finance 306: Small Business Finance BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Health 301: Ethical & Legal Issues in Healthcare BUSI 302 : Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3.0
Hospitality 101: Introduction to Hospitality FACS 2XX (Fam & Cons Sci Elect - Lower Level) 3.0
Hospitality 105: Introduction to the Tourism & Travel Industry FACS 2XX (Fam & Cons Sci Elect - Lower Level) 3.0
Hospitality 301: Hospitality Marketing FACS 3XX (Fam & Cons Sci Elect - Upper Level) 3.0
Hospitality 304: Hotel & Lodging Management & Operations FACS 3XX (Fam & Cons Sci Elect - Upper Level) 2.0
Hospitality 309: Food & Beverage Service & Operations FACS 3XX (Fam & Cons Sci Elect - Upper Level) 3.0
Marketing 301: Marketing Research BUSI 331 : Marketing Research 3.0
Marketing 302: Consumer Behavior BUSI 332 : Consumer Behavior 3.0
Marketing 303: Global Marketing BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Marketing 306: Principles of Selling BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Marketing 308: Applied Marketing BUSI 3XX (Business Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
Computer Science 102: Fundamentals of Information Technology CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 103: Computer Concepts & Applications CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 105: Introduction to Operating Systems CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 107: Database Fundamentals CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 108: Introduction to Networking CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 109: Introduction to Programming CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 110: Introduction to Cybersecurity CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 111: Programming in C CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 112: Programming in C++ CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 115: Programming in Java CSIS 1XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 202: Network and System Security CSIS 2XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 302: Systems Analysis & Design CSIS 3XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Computer Science 303: Database Management CSIS 3XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Computer Science 305: Operating Systems CSIS 2XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Computer Science 306: Computer Architecture CSIS 3XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Computer Science 307: Software Engineering CSIS 3XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Computer Science 310: Current Trends in Computer Science & IT CSIS 3XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Computer Science 331: Cybersecurity Risk Analysis Management CSIS 3XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Computer Science 332: Cybersecurity Policies and Management CSIS 3XX (Computer Science Info Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
English 101: English Literature ENGL 215 : English Literature I 3.0
English 102: American Literature ENGL 201 : American Literature I 3.0
English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature ENGL 102 : Composition and Literature 3.0
English 104: College Composition I ENGL 101 : Composition and Rhetoric 3.0
English 105: College Composition II ENGL 102 : Composition and Literature 3.0
English 305: Advanced Technical Writing ENGL 103 : Technical Communications for the Professions 3.0
English 310: Short Stories ENGL 2XX (English Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
Spanish 101: Beginning Spanish SPAN 101 : Elementary Spanish I 3.0
Spanish 102: Intermediate Spanish SPAN 2XX (Spanish Elective - Lower Level) 2.0
Spanish 105: Spanish for the Workplace SPAN 2xx (Spanish Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
History 100: Western Civilization from Prehistory to Post-WWII HIEU 201 : History Of Western Civilization 1 3.0
History 101: Western Civilization I HIEU 201 : History Of Western Civilization 1 3.0
History 102: Western Civilization II HIEU 202 : History of Western Civilization 2 3.0
History 103: US History I HIUS 221 : Survey of American History 1 3.0
History 104: US History II HIUS 222 : Survey of American History 2 3.0
History 105: US History from Settlement to Present Day HIUS 221 : Survey of American History 1 3.0
History 106: The Civil War and Reconstruction HIUS 2XX (US History Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
History 108: History of the Vietnam War HIWD 2XX (World History Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
History 306: The American Civil War Era HIUS 2XX (US History Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
History 307: American Civil Rights Movement HIUS 2XX (US History Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
History 308: Causes and Effects of the Vietnam War HIWD 2XX (US History Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
History 309: War & American Society HIUS 2XX (US History Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
History 311: The Holocaust & World War II HIEU 2XX (European History Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
Art 103: History of Western Art I ARTS 201 : History of Art I 3.0
Art 104: History of Western Art II ARTS 202 : History of Art II 3.0
Humanities 101: Intro to the Humanities CSTU 101 : Western Culture 3.0
Philosophy 101: Intro to Philosophy PHIL 201 : Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas 3.0
Philosophy 102: Ethics in America ETHC 101 : Introduction to Ethics 3.0
Philosophy 103: Ethics - Theory & Practice ETHC 101 : Introduction to Ethics 3.0
Religion 101: Intro to World Religions ANTH 203 : World Religion 3.0
Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
Education 211: Teaching Elementary Math EDUC 301 : Instructional Practices for Math Teachers 3.0
Geometry 101: Intro to Geometry MATH 217 : Elementary Geometry 3.0
Math 101: College Algebra MATH 121 : College Algebra 3.0
Math 102: College Mathematics MATH 115 : Mathematics for Liberal Arts 3.0
Math 103: Precalculus MATH 128 : Elementary Functions and Coordinate Geometry 3.0
Math 104: Calculus MATH 131 : Calculus and Analytic Geometry 1 6.0
Math 105: Precalculus Algebra MATH 121 : College Algebra 3.0
Math 107: Quantitative Literacy MATH 115 : Mathematics for Liberal Arts 3.0
Math 108: Discrete Mathematics MATH 250 : Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3.0
Math 97: Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning CLST 2XX (College Learning Strategies Elective - Lower Level) 2.0
Math 98: Math for Everyday Life CLST 2XX (College Learning Strategies Elective - Lower Level) 4.0
Math 99: Essentials of Algebra and Statistics CLST 2XX (College Learning Strategies Elective - Lower Level) 4.0
Statistics 101: Principles of Statistics MATH 201 : Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3.0
Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology PSYC 101 : General Psychology 3.0
Psychology 102: Educational Psychology PSYC 2XX (Psychology Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Psychology 103: Human Growth and Development PSYC 210 : Developmental Psychology 3.0
Psychology 104: Social Psychology PSYC 2XX (Psychology Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Psychology 105: Research Methods in Psychology PSYC 255 : Introduction to Research 3.0
Psychology 106: Abnormal Psychology PSYC 2XX (Psychology Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Psychology 107: Life Span Developmental Psychology PSYC 210 : Developmental Psychology 3.0
Psychology 108: Psychology of Adulthood and Aging PSYC 235 : Psychology of Adulthood 3.0
Psychology 301: Industrial/Organizational Psychology PSYC 316 : Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3.0
Psychology 302: Cognitive Psychology PSYC 2XX (Psychology Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Psychology 306: Advanced Abnormal Psychology PSYC 430 : Abnormal Psychology 3.0
Psychology 310: Psychology of Personality PSYC 341 : Psychology of personality 3.0
Psychology 311: Physiological Psychology PSYC 380 : Physiological Psychology 3.0
Psychology 312: History and Systems of Psychology PSYC 401 : History and Systems of Psychology 3.0
Psychology 315: Psychology of Motivation PSYC 2XX (Psychology Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Psychology 316: Advanced Social Psychology PSYC 312 : Social Psychology 3.0
Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
Astronomy 101: Intro to Astronomy PHSC 121 : Introduction to Astronomy 3.0
Biology 101: Intro to Biology BIOL 101 : Principles of Biology 3.0
Biology 101L: Intro to Biology with Lab BIOL 101 & 103 4.0
Biology 102: Basic Genetics BIOL 2XX (Biology Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Biology 103: Microbiology BIOL 2XX (Biology Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Biology 105: Anatomy & Physiology BIOL 102 : Principles of Human Biology 3.0
Biology 106: Pathophysiology NURS 2XX (Nursing Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Chemistry 101: General Chemistry CHEM 1XX (Chemistry Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Chemistry 111L: Chemistry I with Lab CHEM 105 : Elements of General Chemistry 4.0
Chemistry 112L: Chemistry II with Lab CHEM 107 : Essentials of General and Organic Chemistry 4.0
Earth Science 101: Earth Science PHSC 210 : Elements of Earth Science 3.0
Earth Science 104: Intro to Meteorology PHSC 2XX (Physical Science Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity ENVR 215 : Principles of Environmental Science 3.0
Genetics 101: Intro to Genetics BIOL 2XX (Biology Elective - Lower Level ) 3.0
Geology 101: Physical Geology ENVR 220 : Physical Geology 3.0
Health 101: Principles of Health HLTH 216 : Personal Health 3.0
Health 103: Medical Terminology NURS 105 : Medical Terminology 2.0
Health 302: Health Services Policy HLTH 3XX (Health Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Health 303: Healthcare Organization & Management HLTH 3XX (Health Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Health 305: Healthcare Finance & Budgeting BUSI 323 : Financial Analysis and Management in Healthcare 3.0
Health 307: Healthcare Delivery Systems HLTH 3XX (Health Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Health 308: Healthcare Quality & Outcome Measurement HLTH 3XX (Health Elective - Upper Level) 4.0
Health 309: Healthcare Informatics HLTH 3XX (Health Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Health 310: Human Resource Management in Healthcare BUSI 344 : Management of Human Resources and Healthy Professionals 3.0
Nursing 301: Nursing Informatics NURS 3XX (Nursing Elective - Upper Level) 3.0
Nutrition 101: Science of Nutrition HLTH 330 : Human Nutrition 3.0
Physics 101: Intro to Physics PHYS 101 : Elements of Physics 3.0
Physics 111: Physics I PHYS 2XX (Physical Science Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Physics 112: Physics II PHYS 2XX (Physical Science Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Science 101: Intro to Natural Sciences NASC 2XX (Natural Science Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Science 102: Principles of Physical Science PHSC 102 : Elements of Physical Science 3.0
Study.com Course Code & Name Liberty University Course Code & Name Credits
Criminal Justice 101: Intro to Criminal Justice CJUS 200 : Introduction to Criminal Justice 3.0
Criminal Justice 104: Introduction to Criminology CJUS 2XX (Criminal Justice Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Criminal Justice 106: Forensic Science CJUS 2XX (Criminal Justice Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Criminal Justice 107: Criminal Law CJUS 2XX (Criminal Justice Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Criminal Justice 301: White Collar Crime CJUS 2XX (Criminal Justice Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Criminal Justice 305: The Juvenile Justice System CJUS 310 : Juvenile Justice 3.0
Criminal Justice 306: Research Methods in Criminal Justice CJUS 2XX (Criminal Justice Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Criminal Justice 381: Victimology CJUS 2XX (Criminal Justice Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Education 101: Foundations of Education EDUC 200 : Principles of Education 3.0
Education 103: Classroom Management EDUC 304 : Learning and Behavior Problems 3.0
Education 104: Differentiated Instruction EDUC 307 : Instructional Practices for Differentiated Instruction 3.0
Education 105: Special Education History & Law EDUC 2XX (Education Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Education 106: Introduction to Early Childhood Education EDUC 210 : Early Childhood Education Fundamentals 3.0
Education 210: Technology in the Classroom EDUC 2XX (Education Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Geography 101: Human & Cultural Geography GEOG 2XX (Geography Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Library Science 101: Information Literacy CLST 2XX (College Learning Strategies Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Political Science 101: Intro to Political Science GOVT 210 : Introduction to Political Science 3.0
Political Science 102: American Government GOVT 220 : American Government 3.0
Political Science 103: Comparative Politics GOVT 2XX (Government Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Social Science 108: Ethics in the Social Sciences SOCI 2XX (Sociology Elective - Lower Level) 3.0
Sociology 101: Intro to Sociology SOCI 200 : Introduction to Sociology 3.0
Sociology 103: Foundations of Gerontology SOCI 2XX : Gerontology 3.0
Sociology 305: Sociology of Work SOCI 2XX (Sociology Elective - Lower Level) 3.0

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