Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
Bob Jones University
Students seeking to gain a mastery of knowledge in Biblical Studies have the opportunity to enroll in the online Master of Arts degree program. Biblical Studies is a broad program, delving into the advanced concepts associated with understanding the Bible and its many facets. Masters students will use the online learning environment to satisfy community and church obligations while earning the advanced education to serve others. The Master of Arts program builds on already learned foundations from a solid liberal arts education as well as introducing students to the essential topics of interest in Biblical Studies. The program will give students a strong biblical foundation to grow in faith as well as understanding of Christian doctrines.
The Biblical Studies curriculum will increase a graduate student’s ability to grow, both in personal faith and in the confidence to communicate to individuals in need of clarification. The concentration gives graduate students a breadth and depth of understanding in essential topics of interest in the relevant issues of theology, counseling and interpretation of the scripture. The degrees primary objectives will satisfy the academics needs for individuals currently working or planning on entering the services of ministry, counseling, church administrators or pastor.
Earning the MA in Biblical Studies degree is a rigorous program comprised of coursework covering topics of interest necessary for a graduate to convey the importance of the Bible and the cultural impact on historical events and modern sermons. Students will be well versed on the intricate theories comprising counseling methods, application of the new and old testaments, the family dynamic and hermeneutics.
Graduates will use the coursework to grow a ministry as well as provide their community with an informative and faithful understanding of the Word of God. The program is designed to build a whole person both mentally and academically, the curriculum will allow students to gain a deeper perspective of the teaching power of the Bible.
Degree Level: Master
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission
Bob Jones University is a Christian liberal arts, private for-profit, four-year institution of higher education that is located in the city of Greenville, South Carolina. Desiring to open a Christian college, Dr. Bob Jones Sr. founded Bob Jones University in 1927. The school relocated to Greenville, South Carolina, after World War II to accommodate a larger student body. The University continued to expand and introduced the WORLD fund and mission programs. Distance education programs were introduced in the 1990s. Today, the mission and visions of Bob Jones University continue to emphasize the university’s Christian principles.
Bob Jones University awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. Popular fields of study include accounting, Bible, biblical counseling, business administration, criminal justice, engineering, elementary education, graphic design, music education, and nursing. BJU Online offers distance education coursework, including high school dual enrollment, undergraduate, graduate, and professional development opportunities, including online master’s degrees.
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