Master of Arts (M.A.) in Biblical Studies2018-05-08T16:05:18+00:00

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

Degree Prerequisite: Student should have completed 6 credits of Biblical Languages before admittance into this program.

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.

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

Pre-requisite: one year of Biblical language or one year of language will be added to the program.

Breakdown of Core Curriculum

NTS5501New Testament Survey3 Credits
OTS5501Old Testament Survey3 Credits
THE5561Systematic Theology I3 Credits
THE5562Systematic Theology II3 Credits
THE5511New Testament Theology3 Credits
THE6651Biblical Hermeneutics3 Credits
THE5571Christian Apologetics3 Credits
NTS5507Wealth and Poverty in the Bible3 Credits
HIS5501Church History I3 Credits
CED5612Writing Research Papers Across the Curriculum3 Credits
THE6680MA Seminar3 Credits
Theology Elective3 Credits
Total: 36 Credits