Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies/
Master of Divinity
Interested in completing an undergrad and seminary degree in just five years?
This hybrid program allows advanced students to move through college and seminary classes more rapidly, allowing for dual credit to be awarded for selected classes in the pursuit of both a B.A. in Biblical Studies and a M.Div. degree.
You Might Like This Program If…
- You want a deeper understanding of Scripture
- You want to save time and money
- You want to reduce redundancy of coursework
- You want to get into ministry faster
- Exemplify marks of spiritual growth and maturity.
- Identify the qualities that manifest servant leadership in vocational Christian ministry.
- Produce graduate level theological research and writing competencies.
- Produce Biblically sound interpretations of Scripture considering the context of Scripture and contemporary scholarship.
- Formulate theological convictions drawn from biblical, theological, and historical analysis.
- Apply Biblical and theological principles to practical ministry situations.
Potential Career Paths
- Lay Church Leadership
- Youth Ministry
Curriculum Overview Sample: Second Year
- Fall: Greek Grammar I, Intro. to Communications, Western Civilization I, Intro. to Philosophy, Pastoral Theology, Theological Research; Systematic Theology I
- Spring: Acts, Western Civilization II, Greek Grammar II, Western Civilization II, Physical Science, Systematic Theology II
- Summer I & II: Baptist History and Beliefs, Hermeneutics, History of Fundamentalism
Average Completion Time:
Online, Residential, and Module
Meet the Faculty
- Applicants must have a high school GPA of 3.3 or higher (B+ average) and score 24 or higher on the ACT or 1090 or higher on the SAT.
- Enrollees must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher through their sophomore year of college, avoid academic delinquency, and pass Christian Service evaluations and interviews with the Biblical Studies Chair and Seminary Academic Dean.
- Transfer Credits: Normal institutional credit-transfer policies will be observed for this degree.
- Because financial aid is tied to your program of study, combining college and seminary courses may reduce your financial aid. Please refer to the financial aid handbook for specific details regarding this program.
- Full admissions and continuation procedures are listed in the college and seminary catalogs.