Master of Arts (M.A.) in Biblical Studies2018-09-13T13:55:04+00:00

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Biblical Studies

MA In Biblical Studies Is Ranked Top Ten

36 Credit Hours – 2 Years (avg.)

Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, the graduate should be able to:

  1. Interpret and analyze the history, content, and background of the Bible;
  2. Evaluate Christian doctrine and theology and articulate their ethical and theological system(s);
  3. Design and defend scholarly research papers;
  4. Apply Biblical hermeneutics to an advanced exegetical research project; and
  5. Demonstrate the importance of the Biblical worldview in Biblical Studies.

Potential Career Options with a Masters of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies

    • Higher Education Instruction
    • PhD Education
    • Global Missionary Ministry
    • Research/ Author

Benefits of the Online Masters of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies

By earning your masters degree online from an accredited, nonprofit university, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within your field. Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs is ranked Top Ten in the country, with no out of state tuition. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, SFBC has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 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 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. No GRE is required.

Through the M.A. degree in Biblical Studies, you will study:

    • New Testament Survey
    • Old Testament Survey
    • Systematic Theology I
    • Systematic Theology II
    • New Testament Theology
    • Biblical Hermeneutics
    • Christian Apologetics
    • Wealth and Poverty in the Bible
    • Church History I
    • Writing Research Papers Across the Curriculum

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