Master of Arts Degree in Biblical Languages

Master of Arts Degree in Biblical Languages

The purpose of this degree is to strengthen the full-time Christian worker or earnest layman who hungers for a greater knowledge of the Scriptures and to equip him for greater effectiveness in ministry.

Learning Outcomes: Graduates of this program will be able to

  • demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the Word of God through expositional study,
  • offer a credible defense of sound doctrine,
  • integrate a greater understanding of Scripture into various ministry contexts,
  • evaluate current issues affecting ministry in light of biblical teaching, and
  • translate God’s Word accurately from the original languages.

This program focuses on God’s Word in the original languages. The biblical doctrines of inspiration and preservation are stressed to instill a loyalty to the Masoretic Text/Textus Receptus and a reverence for the accuracy and integrity of the Authorized Version (KJV). Students acquire and apply sound tools for studying the Scriptures and rightly dividing the Word of Truth.

Admission Requirements

See General Admission Requirements. Biblical Languages requires at least two years of undergraduate Greek with a minimum grade of “C-.”

Residence Requirements

The M.A. degree must be completed within 7 years. All coursework may be completed via online learning. Courses are also offered on campus during the fall and spring semesters and summer sessions.

Graduation Requirements