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The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, offered online, is the capstone of our efforts to discover and to communicate the knowledge of God's Word.

With a strong Biblical core and a variety of major tracks, the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies provides both sound preparation for more effective service in the church and a broad base for further training if the student wishes to specialize in more advanced graduate study.

The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies is a 36-hour program with the option of 30 hours of course work and a thesis or the option of 36 hours of course work. With either option a written comprehensive examination and an oral examination or interview are required.

A variety of scheduling options are available.

Degree Plan (36 hrs)

  • The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies Core (18 hrs)
    • BI 5300 Introduction to Graduate Biblical Studies (3 hrs)
    • BI 5301 Biblical Interpretation (3 hrs)
    • BI 5305 Advanced Introduction to the Old Testament (3 hrs)
    • BI 5306 Old Testament Theology (3 hrs)
    • BI 5320 Advanced Introduction to the New Testament (3 hrs)
    • BI 5321 New Testament Theology (3 hrs)
  • Major Track or Area of Concentration (12 hrs)
    • Old Testament
    • New Testament
    • Ministry
    • Missions
    • Youth and Family Ministry
  • Thesis or Electives (6 hrs) Electives in the non-thesis option may be taken from any track unless otherwise specified.

For more information, please contact:

Alison Cahoon, Graduate Admissions Counselor
Faulkner University
Graduate Admissions
5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36109-3398

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