Bachelor’s degree in related studies I.E. theology, ministry, or other Christian biblical studies. If the candidate has a degree in an unrelated field extra studies will be required.
Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, the graduate should be able to:
- Interpret and analyze the history, content, and background of the Bible
- Evaluate Christian doctrine and theology and articulate their ethical and theological system(s)
- Design and defend scholarly research papers
- Apply Biblical hermeneutics to an advanced exegetical research project; and
- Demonstrate the importance of the Biblical worldview in Biblical Studies.
This program is designed to provide the student with an in-depth study of the Scriptures on a graduate level. Hermeneutical principles and theological studies will be taught and then applied to the study of the Scriptures. This program consists of thirty-six credit hours of classroom, specific, and/or independent studies. Students are expected to be involved in a ministry of a local church on a regular basis.
Pre-requisite: One year of Biblical language will be added to the program.
Breakdown of Core Curriculum
1. New Testament Survey – 3 Credits
2. Old Testament Survey – 3 Credits
3. Systematic Theology I – 3 Credits
4. Systematic Theology ll – 3 Credits
5. New Testament Theology – 3 Credits
6. Biblical Hermeneutics – 3 Credits
7. Christian Apologetics – 3 Credits
8. Church History I – 3Credits
9. Writing Research Papers Across the Curriculum – 3 Credits
10. Seminar – 3 Credits
This course is currently only available at our live campuses and our distance learning program through emails.