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Master of Arts (M.A.) in Biblical Studies2018-07-19T15:43:14+00:00

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

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

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.

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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