Master of Arts: Biblical Studies

Master of Arts: Biblical Studies

Master of Arts – Online or On campus

Pursue Your Passion for the Bible

Looking for a highly customizable program packed with biblical electives that appeal to your interests?  Jump into a program that’s shaped by your pursuits, passions and goals.

30 credit hours
Online or on campus
Discounts available
MA Biblical Studies

PREPARATION FOR LIFE AND MINISTRY

Accessible and Customizable

The Biblical Studies concentration within this fully accredited, 30-credit-hour, online Master of Arts degree prepares you for careers and enhances your ministry as a Christian leader in as little as two years. Enjoy the flexibility of an online program that offers many electives.

“I’m only on my third BBS class, but I have already used what I’ve learned in a multitude of ways. The apologetics classwork and forum discussions help me practically apply what I’m learning in a kids inner-city ministry, my church, and in evangelistic conversations with people of all ages.”

Haley Cleveland

Master of Arts student

TUITION & AID

BBS is affordable

BBS works hard to ensure you receive the best value in education with competitive tuition rates, many ways to qualify for discounts and individualized support.

$510

Per credit
(2023–2024)

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Discounts available

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Discounted rates for course audits

Does not include textooks

PERSONAL SPIRITUAL GROWTH

What Will You Learn?

Deepen your knowledge of Scripture

Your ability to understand God’s Word and apply it to your life and ministries will grow tremendously.

Pursue your goals

With many elective options, you can tailor your studies and take classes in areas that fascinate you!

Equip yourself for ministry

By building into your own biblical knowledge and spiritual life, you will be prepared to build into the lives of your family, church and community.

YOUR COURSES

What You Will Study

Each of your courses is taught from a foundational biblical worldview. You’ll interact within small class sizes and with professors who really care about you, your family, your ministry and your goals. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for what God has called you to, but you’ll also get mentorship from experienced ministry leaders to prepare you for life.

All courses are three credits unless noted. Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

Core Courses

The 15-credit core of the Master of Arts program will establish your foundational knowledge of God’s Word: 

  • Principles of Biblical Interpretation [BI604]
  • Introduction to Old Testament and OT Literature [OT500]
  • Introduction to New Testament and NT Literature [NT501]
  • God’s Plan for the Ages [TH531]
  • Principles of Spiritual Formation [PT512]
Biblical Studies Courses

You will build upon this foundation with 15 credits that will directly impact your life and expand your ministry: 

  • Foundations of the Christian Faith [TH500]
  • Bible/New Testament/Old Testament Elective [BI, NT or OT code]
  • Bible/New Testament/Old Testament Elective [BI, NT or OT code]
  • Bible/New Testament/Old Testament Elective [BI, NT or OT code]
  • Free Elective

Program Highlights

  • Earn your degree entirely online!
  • Tailor your electives to fit your interests and future ministry goals.

Broaden your understanding of Scripture.

Dive into God’s Word through a unique study that will encourage and equip your passion of ministering to others through biblical truth.

    ONLINE SESSIONS

    Starting Dates

    Flexibility is key. Jump in and start reaching toward your goals at any time of year with our multiple start dates.

    MAR

    18

    2024

    MAY

    20

    2024

    AUG

    19

    2024

    OCT

    21

    2024

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    WHY BBS?

    You want to
    choose a seminary:

    • Where you can deepen your ministry.
    • Where you can learn at your own pace.
    • Where you’ll be challenged to think biblically.
    • Where you’re own spiritual growth is a top priority.

    Every class at BBS is carefully crafted with your relationship with God and the foundation of Scripture at its core. You will be immersed in principles from God’s Word as you learn valuable, practical tools to apply to your ministry.

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    Answer God’s call to serve Him as you deepen your ministry and grow spiritually.

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