Bachelor of Arts in Religion

Major in Biblical Studies and Minor in Biblical Counseling


The Bachelor of Arts in Religion with a Biblical Counseling minor is designed to introduce you to the essentials of biblical counseling.  The program is not designed to prepare one for professional state licensure, however, you will be equipped to serve more effectively as a biblical counselor in the local church, on the mission field, or in biblical counseling centers, among other related occupations.

Luther Rice is a Christian college that offers fully online biblical degree programs or a combination of both online and on-campus classes.

Quick Facts

  • Accredited with SACSCOC, TRACS, and ABHE
  • 120 hour undergraduate degree program
  • 97% of graduates reported that a Luther Rice education improved the quality of their ministry service
  • Transfer in up to 90 credit hours
  • Available 100% online or through a combination of online and on-campus classes
  • Tuition $238 per credit hour for campus-based courses and $410 for online courses

Program Course Listings

Download the program course listings (PDF)

Potential Careers

  • Church Counselor
  • Associate Pastor
  • Missionary
  • Christian Education
  • Community Care and Outreach Pastor
  • Ministry Staff
  • Pastor
  • Religious Counseling Center

Program Coordinator

Dr. David Casas

770-484-1204 ext. 5692

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Casas personally anytime, or you can reach the Enrollment Team at or 770-484-1204 ext. 5758.


Florida Admissions Note: Students who reside in Florida are required to complete 45 hours of General Education.  In order to meet this state requirement, Florida students will take 15 hours of General Education electives and only 18 hours of regular electives.