Master of Arts in Old Testament
Biola University

Program Details

A Master of Arts degree in Old Testament is available online with Biola University.  Students in this program will study Old Testament backgrounds, including religious beliefs, literature, geography, and more.  Courses are offered in online, on-campus, and hybrid formats.  

The curriculum for this program includes but is not limited to:

  • Hermeneutics
  • Theology
  • Elements of Hebrew
  • Personal foundations and spiritual formation

Learn the tools and techniques to exegete scripture.  Study the history and culture of Ancient Near East, and develop skills of biblical interpretation through grammar and reading ancient Hebrew texts.  Prepare for further studies in the doctoral program through this master’s degree with Biola University.


  • A GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcript
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • TOEFL or IELTS: If English is not your first language
  • One pastoral reference
  • One character reference
  • Essays

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission