Master of Arts: Old Testament Studies

Master of Arts: Old Testament Studies

Master of ARTS – Online or On-campus

Dive Deeper into Scripture

Does the Old Testament fascinate you? Specialize your studies in biblical Hebrew and various Old Testament books to equip you for accurate, meaningful and relevant communication of God’s first testament.

30 credit hours
Online or On-Campus
Discounts available
MA Old Testament Studies

PREPARATION FOR LIFE AND MINISTRY

Accessible and Practical

The Old Testament concentration within this fully accredited, 30-credit-hour, online Master of Arts degree will enhance your ministry as a Christian leader in as little as two years. Enjoy the flexibility of an online program that is focused on the Word of God.

“In future ministry and career, I can’t even count the amount of ways and aspects of my schooling that I will use. Every course offers something that can be used in relating to people and in ministry in different fields.”

Hannah

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?

Fuel your passion for God’s Word

Your interaction with the original texts of the Old Testament will provide you with intimate knowledge of the Scriptures that will bring the Bible to life in exciting ways.

Study Scripture carefully

You will develop your exegetical skills through your study of the Old Testament and biblical Hebrew.

Teach the Old Testament well

You will be equipped with a greater understanding and ability to communicate the truths of the Old Testament clearly to your church and community.

YOUR COURSES

What You Will Study

Each of your courses is taught from a biblical worldview. You’ll interact within small class sizes and with professors who really care about you and your goals. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for the next steps in your career and ministry, but you’ll also get mentorship to prepare you for life.

All courses are 3 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 Old Testament Literature [OT500]
  • Introduction to New Testament and New Testament [NT501] Literature
  • God’s Plan for the Ages [TH531]
  • Principles of Spiritual Formation [PT512]
Old Testament Studies

You will build upon this foundation with 15 credits focused on Old Testament studies: 

  • Elements of Hebrew 1 [OT502]
  • Elements of Hebrew 2 [OT503]
  • Hebrew Exegesis [OT600]
  • Hebrew Exegesis Elective [OT code]
  • Free Elective

Program Highlights 

  • Earn your degree entirely online!
  • Take multiple courses in the biblical language of Hebrew.

    Explore the Old Testament.

    You will hone your exegetical skills as you study the Old Testament to prepare to you help others understand its significance more clearly.

    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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    • 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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