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February 26, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 129

Students who are seeking an education that emphasizes the beliefs of their Christian faith will find top-rated online and campus programs that offer various degree programs. Several Christian colleges located throughout the U.S. offer Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in theology and religious studies as well as business, computer science, nursing, liberal arts, social services and other fields. Degree choices include specialized programs that are designed to incorporate religious philosophy with practical applications. Students who graduate with a degree from an accredited Christian college will be able to apply their education to numerous employment opportunities in a variety of fields.

Programs Offered through Christian Colleges

Academic options for students interested in attending a Christian college typically combine a solid foundation in religious studies with general education courses and classes that complete a choice of a major focus. Studying for a Bachelor of Science in Theology degree can be accomplished by enrolling in online courses offered through well-known national universities located in various regions in the U.S. including colleges in the Midwest, Northeast, South, Western and Central states. Established institutions that provide quality educational programs for working adults and military personnel can be found through online study programs or by attending classroom environments. Students interested in attending a religious college will find institutions offering a combination of Biblical studies and general or technical subjects.

What Makes a Christian College Unique

Coursework in a Christian college typically include theology and Bible study emphasis as part of the required curriculum. Accredited Bible colleges and universities may be associated with a particular faith such as Baptist, Evangelical or Methodist or are recognized as multi-denominational institutions. In addition to fulfilling the basic requirements for a bachelor's degree, faith-oriented colleges provide guidance in moral aptitude, ethics and Christian values.

While receiving a quality education, students who attend a Bible college will also find student organizations that share similar beliefs. Campus studies offer the chance to meet like-minded students who are interested in pursuing Christian ideals. Online education also provides an outlet for communication with teachers and other students who follow a similar faith. The college experience not only provides a degree, but is also a chance to share and learn from others. Bible colleges are designed to offer a secure environment for sharing similar ideals and increasing knowledge about religious beliefs.

Graduates of faith-based colleges gain the ability to apply Christian principles to both their future employment prospects and their personal lives. Students will form relationships with both men and women who have similar backgrounds and viewpoints. Need help with paying for school? Financial aid is may be available through FAFSA.

Nick is a big Chicago area sports fan who also has a passion for online education. He earned his degree online and enjoys spreading the word about online degrees and the advantages of distance learning.

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