MA in Biblical Studies

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Develop a wide range of knowledge to help you interpret and understand the Bible on a deeper level.

Advance your understanding of the Bible and its surrounding context with the MA in Biblical Studies.

About This Degree

This rigorous degree is designed to give you the skills to understand scripture, the Savior it describes, the historical setting in which it was written, and responsible ways to interpret it for a new generation.

The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies includes learning biblical Greek or Hebrew and developing a solid theological foundation, in addition to several courses on interpreting the Bible. This degree provides an excellent next step for a pastor seeking to enhance preaching skills or a future biblical studies professor who is interested in a PhD.

The School of Divinity (graduate programs) within the Barnett College of Ministry & Theology at Southeastern University is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).

This degree will help you:

  • Advance your biblical knowledge
  • Formulate personal and communal spirituality
  • Learn advanced preaching skills
  • Deepen your knowledge of biblical languages
  • Prepare for a PhD or advanced/terminal degree in Biblical Studies

Program Details

Credit Hours: 48

Est. Program Length: 2-3 years

Tuition: Ask info here.

SEU flexible course options are designed with your busy schedule in mind, and you’ll receive personalized attention and support from educators with years of experience.

Contact your admission counselor for details about transferring your prior college credits to SEU, here.

Career Ideas

SEU online MA in Biblical Studies is designed to prepare you for a rewarding leadership position in the growing field of business. With support from industry-experienced educators and the content of our advanced curriculum, you’ll develop the professional skills you need to succeed.

Once you’ve completed the program, you’ll have the credentials to purse a variety of careers, including:

  • Religion writer/editor
  • Lead pastor
  • Missionary
  • Church administrator
  • Pastoral minister
  • Bible teacher