MA in Ministry | Bible Concentration


  • 36 credits (2 years full-time)
  • Completely online
  • Weekly live video conferences with professor and classmates

The Bible concentration is designed to equip pastors and lay-leaders with skills and tools for teaching, discipling and preaching from Scripture.

Course Outline

The 18-hour Bible concentration builds on the 18-hour MA Ministry core.

MA Ministry Core 18 hours
BITH500 Biblical Languages and Technology 3 hours
BITH580 Biblical Hermeneutics 3 hours
BITH610 or 611 Old Testament or New Testament Theology 3 hours
SYTH Systematic Theology Elective 3 hours
HITH Historical or Wesleyan Theology Elective 3 hours
BITH612 Biblical Theology of Holiness 3 hours
Bible Concentration – 6 electives chosen from… 18 hours
BITH501 New Testament Introduction  
BITH502 Old Testament Introduction  
BITH610 or 611 Old Testament or New Testament Theology  
PRTH511 Pastoral Teaching: Theology and Practice  
PRTH510-519 Homiletics Electives  
PRTH581-589 Preaching and Teaching Scripture Electives  
  Total: 36 hours

Graduate Program Calendar

    Spring 2024 Dates

    • May 4th: Spring Classes End
    • May 17th: Graduate Breakfast & Commencement Practice (Optional)
    • May  18th: Commencement

    Summer 2024 Dates

    • May  27th: Classes Convene
    • June 1st: Fall Application Deadline
    • July 1-6th: Summer Break
    • July 27th: Classes End

    For more important dates the the GBSC Calendar.

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