Master of Arts in Biblical Studies

 

DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

Requirement

Courses/Hours

Explanation

Total Courses

8 courses/40 hours

Core Courses & Electives

Core Courses

Minimum 5

Authorized Textbooks

Elective Courses

Maximum 3

Elective  Page or No Travel Seminar Tab

Textbook Alternates

Maximum 2

Submit Textbook Alternate Form

No Travel Seminars

 

Maximum 4

( 1 core)

No Travel Seminar Tab

 

TUITION - $2,295.00


Automatic Monthly Payment Program:  $200 down and $100 a month for a total of $2,295.00.

Up Front Payment Program: $300 reduction for a total of $1,995.00 paid at enrollment.

Tuition does not include textbooks. Please purchase them at your favorite book dealer or www.Amazon.com

COMBINATION DEGREE PROGRAMS:  A Master’s/Doctoral combination degree program is available.  Talk to a student advisor about Combination Degree Program details.

ABOUT THIS DEGREE PROGRAM:  The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies degree program will provide an opportunity for the student to pursue courses that will broaden Biblical understanding and perspective at the Master’s level.  The program consists of eight courses which are the equivalent of forty hours of study. Texts must be selected from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Although all textbooks may be ordered simultaneously, assignments must be submitted one at a time.  Once a textbook is read, a 10 to 20 page paper describing what was read must be submitted for grading.    A four to six page paper is required for each No Travel Seminar.  We are simply asking students for a summary of the material. Review the How to Submit Your Work tab concerning submission of assignments.

SPECIFIC DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:  The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies degree program requires a total of 40 hours.  Five of the eight required courses must be core courses chosen from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Up to three of the eight required courses may be electives.  Electives may be chosen from the Electives Page or the No Travel Seminar tab.  Up to two of the Electives may be Textbook Alternates.  Alternates must be submitted for consideration via the Textbook Alternate Form tab.  No Travel Seminars are optional.  A maximum of four No Travel Seminars may be utilized for this program.

AUTHORIZED TEXTBOOKS:

BS 600   Biblical Worldview - Making Sense of Your World: A Biblical Worldview by W. Gary Phillips, William E. Brown and John Stonestreet (Apr 12, 2008)

BS 610  Understanding the Bible - 30 Days to Understanding the Bible by Max Anders (Mar 29, 2011)

BS 620   New Testament Survey - Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies) by Walter A. Elwell and Robert W. Yarbrough (May 15, 2013)

BS 630   Biblical Interpretation and Application - Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible by J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays and Kevin J. Vanhoozer and Mark L. Strauss (May 7, 2012) - Deluxe Edition

BS 640   Understanding Abraham - Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths (P.S.) by Bruce Feiler (Aug 2, 2005)

BS 650    Introduction to Biblical Interpretation - Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, Revised Edition by William W. Klein, Craig L. Blomberg and Robert I. Hubbard Jr. (Jul 8, 2004)

BS 670   The Life of Jesus -  The Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey (Feb 11, 2002)

BS 680    Review of The Tabernacle - The Tabernacle : Shadows of the Messiah (Its Sacrifices, Services, and Priesthood) (See How the Tabernacle Relates... by David M. Levy (Sep 1, 1993)

BS 690    Biblical Authorship - Who Wrote the Bible? by Richard Elliott Friedman (Jan 1, 1987)

BS 700    Understanding End-Time Prophecy - The Day of the Lord, The Key to Understanding End-Time Prophecy by Allen M. Barber (Jul 26, 2011) 

BS 800    The Tabernacle - The Secret Place, by Lynn Liebengood, February 2016

 
 




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