Completing Your Degree.

The M.A. in Biblical Studies program offers flexibility so you can complete the program even if you are working full-time. The program consists of 36-semester hours and is designed as a distance education program allowing all of the 12 courses to be completed online.

Six core classes are offered in the cohort model in the order outlined below (core classes are in bold). In addition to the six core classes, you can take the remaining six classes at your own pace within 6 years from matriculation. You can complete the degree within a 2-4 years depending on what works best for your schedule.  

Examples of a two year and three year program plan are listed below:

Sample Two-Year Plan

 

Fall

Spring

Summer

Year One

  • Biblical Hermeneutics
  • Elective Course
  • Systematic Theology I
  • Elective Course
  • Old Testament Biblical Theology
  • Bible Elective

Year Two

  • Systematic Theology II
  • Bible Elective
  • Systematic Theology III
  • Bible Elective
  • New Testament Biblical Theology
  • Bible Elective

Sample Three-Year Plan

 

Fall

Spring

Summer

Year One

  • Biblical Hermeneutics
  • Elective Course
  • Systematic Theology I
  • Old Testament Biblical Theology

Year Two

  • Systematic Theology II
  • Elective Course
  • Systematic Theology III
  • New Testament Biblical Theology

Year Three

  • Bible Elective
  • Bible Elective
  • Bible Elective
  • Bible Elective