Degree Requirements

Foundations (3 hours)

  • Introduction to Graduate Biblical Studies

Biblical Studies (18 hours)

  • Introduction to the Old Testament and Its Theologies
  • Introduction to the New Testament and Its Theologies
  • Advanced Biblical Exegesis
  • 9 hours biblical studies electives
    Note: 6 hours may be taken in Greek or Hebrew as part of the Original Language track, or you may choose all 9 hours from the elective pool as part of the English Only track.

History-Theology (6 hours)

  • Restoration Movement History
  • 3 hours of history-theology electives

Ministry Studies (18 hours)

  • Spiritual Formation
  • Preaching and Communicating Scripture
  • Counseling for Ministers
  • Theology for Ministry
  • 6 hours of ministry studies electives

Field Education (3 hours)

Supervised field education experience

Comprehensive Examination (1 hour)

Please note:  If you have not had at least 10 credit hours of undergraduate textual Bible study, you will need to take one 3 credit hour leveling class, Graduate Survey of the Bible, before enrolling in other textual Bible courses.