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Master of Arts in English Bible

Program Details

Maranatha Baptist Bible College offers a Master of Arts in English Bible degree program for students that interested in advancing their education while still maintaining their current careers and ministry.  The program can be completed entirely online and offers courses that have flexible schedules. The program will offer courses that have heavy focus within areas of theology and bible study. Students can also choose within various areas of education by choosing their own practical electives within the program. The program will provide experienced instructors from Maranatha Seminary and will not require students to know Greek or Hebrew. Students may take one course every eight weeks in order to complete the degree in two years.  The Master of Arts in English Bible offers more electives than any other Master of Arts program within Maranatha Baptist Bible College.

Students will need to complete a total of 34 semester credit hours in order to earn the Master of Arts in English Bible degree. Within those 34 semester credit hours, students will also need to complete four Old Testament course credits, four New Testament credits, nine Systematic Theology credits, two Historical Theology credits, and 15 General Education credits.  Some New Testament courses that will be offered during the program are Biblical Theology of the New Testament, New Testament Backgrounds, Exposition of the Gospels, Exposition of Pastoral Epistles and Exposition of Revelation. 

Upon graduation, students will able to show a Fundamentalist and Baptist approach to theology. Students will be able to lead others and strengthen confidence in the Bible’s Word. Instructors will teach program students to understand current theological issues in Christianity today, equip students with the interpretive skills based on a dispensational approach to hermeneutics, and strengthen communication skills to teach the Bible.


  • Must complete at least 34 credit hours 
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited institution 
  • Transfer students can only transfer up to 12 graduate credits for the program
  • Must complete the program with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher (4.0 scale)
  • Students may only receive two “C” grades to still be eligible for graduation

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission