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The environment at Liberty University is exceptionally positive and provided me with the skills and background to succeed in life and with my career. The academics are rigorous and practical and taught by professors who genuinely care about their students. The campus is gorgeous with great activities and clubs, together with offering a full range of Division 1 sports. I have great memories from my time at Liberty, and made life long friends from across the country during my time there. At Liberty, they care about developing you as a person with character and integrity as well as academically. I highly recommend Liberty University to anyone looking for an outstanding education and college experience.
PLEASE DISREGARD GRADUATION YEAR! UN-ENROLLED FROM PROGRAM. I previously wrote a review on Liberty University concerning the M.A. Human Services Counseling degree and gave the program/school a 5/5 stars for efficiency and financial help. However, post graduation I quickly realized that my degree would yield no salary increase and meant nothing to employers. This prompted me to re-enroll in the M.A. Professional Counseling program in the online format. I finished the Spring 2017 semester and completed the term with a passing GPA. My problem is the lack of ACCREDITATION and the run around I continue to receive when questioning the status of the online program. My overall goal is to work with state/federal governments, specifically the Military, as I am a Military spouse and therefore sensitive to the issues in military families. Liberty University is currently NOT CACREP ACCREDITED, although they are seeking accreditation. Persons without a degree from a CACREP accredited program ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BE EMPLOYED IN MANY OF THE HIGHER PAYING SALARY AREAS ESPECIALLY WITH THE MILITARY. I was instructed (LIED TO) that they would receive this information in January 2017. They did not. Then as I continued to be a pest they said they would receive the CACREP decision in July 2017. When I requested the date of the July board meeting (as the decisions would be posted on the CACREP website 45 days after the meeting) so I would know whether or not they would receive accreditation prior to the deadline for dropping classes they would not give me this information. I was P*****. I decided that I would take that semester loss and move on to an already CACREP accredited university to pursue my degree. Too much hassle and too much inconsistency and lying when it comes to the info that is important to a person's life. My first degree is worthless, I did not want to waste time, energy and money on a second degree with them. The first time was a mistake, the second time I just would have been stupid! Do your research!
I previously wrote a review for the M.A. Human Services Counseling: Addiction & Recovery online degree program and gave Liberty a 5/5 stars for their efficiency and financial help. Due to that experience and the help it provided me with concerning my academics I had initially been pleased with my experience. However, after graduating from Liberty University in 2016 I realized that my degree would yield no salary increase past that of a Bachelor's degree level. I make $31,000/year with this degree in my designated field which is significantly less than what I was making as a Bachelor's level caseworker in the social work field. This degree is not helpful and may not increase salary by even as much as $1. Please do your research! Money wasted that could have gone to another program.
I am a military combat veteran, hold (among other degrees) a Masters in Clinical Medicine, and am a practicing ER Physician Assistant. I was initiating an MDiv (Masters of Divinity) degree, and was asked to submit a written statement as to my Christian calling. They then informed me that my beliefs were not Christian enough for LIberty University, and that I and that I would not be allowed to take any programs from them. If they are this descriminatory at the onset, I can only imagine what they do to people's grades and degrees. Please do not go here unless you are willing to bend your beliefs and ethics at their every whim.
Well structured programs and excellent faculty. Professors are quite helpful and academic advisors are available to assist the student round the clock. The technology used to conduct the classes is solid and intuitive. The course content is integrated in Blackboard and other learning platform such as Lynda.com are added extras. Excellent online environment and a friendly community. Highly recommended.
I began attending Liberty Christian University online in 2013. I attended each semester taking at least 9 hours. It has truly been a great experience, with great Godly professors that are understanding, interact with students and are very helpful. I will graduate with my Interdisciplinary Studies degree with a minor in Public Admin in December 2017. I cannot say enough about my experience with LUO! Yes if you live out of state it is costly but the fact is, you cannot find great education like you will receive at LUO! And it is very recognizable by many companies around the world.
I attended Liberty University online. I pretty much taught myself everything. The curriculum was great and I felt prepared for graduate school. I've used a great amount of what I learned in undergrad in my current graduate school. The cons are that there is no interaction with the professors (meaning it is difficult to get letters of recommendation) and little interaction other students and there are very few organizations designed for online students.
The Pre-law & Paralegal Studies are a joke and do nothing to prepare students for the realities of how law is actually applied and practiced in our American jurisprudence system today. The school is exclusively focused upon Jesus and how Christians are to "correctly believe." I know a few things about the legal system in our nation and the crap that Liberty pushes will not fly in a court of law. Do yourself a favor and look elsewhere; I am in the process of initiating a transfer and sincerely feel Liberty was and is a waste of money and time.
I just graduate in May 2017 and Liberty University is a good school. I learned a lot in my courses and the professors are great, and everyone that works are very nice and helpful. Any online schools are going to be hard, but you have dedicated to do the work.
In the process of transferring from LU. Although the flexibility and ability to customize schedule is great, the lack of help and overall learning experience has not been great. As others have stated, the process is a circus and a huge hassle. Financial aid department was very unhelpful as well as my instructors. I have previously taken online classes elsewhere and never had this much of an issue.