Master of Biblical Studies

The Master of Biblical Studies is a 60 credit-hour program designed for those who desire advanced training on a graduate level in order to enhance their Bible knowledge.

There are two tracks within the Master of Biblical Studies program. The language track is divided between required courses, language courses, and electives (42 required credits, 12 language credits, and 6 elective credits). The non-language track is divided between required courses and electives (42 required credits and 18 elective credits).

  • Advanced Hermeneutics (3)
  • Old Testament Introduction (3)
  • New Testament Introduction (3)
  • Theology I (3)
  • Theology II (3)
  • Theology III (3)
  • Theology IV (3)
  • Biblical Apologetics (3)
  • Dispensationalism (3)
  • Church History (3)
  • Introduction to Biblical Ethics (3)
  • Biblical Leadership in the 21st Century (3)
  • Research and Writing (3)
  • Independent Theological Research (3)
Required Courses:

  • Greek I (3)
  • Greek II (3)
  • Hebrew I (3)
  • Hebrew II (3)

Elective Courses:

Electives consist of all non-required courses including those in the MCEd. Program and the M.Min. Program.

Electives consist of all non-required courses including those in the MCEd. Program and the M.Min. Program.

  1. The program will be completed through taking one-week modules throughout the year.
  2. Due to the nature of the material the language courses will be offered utilizing the semester format.
  3. All courses are offered online. Students may design their program to suit their needs, taking some, none, or all of their courses online, in the Fredericksburg classroom, or at a distance-learning site. However, students may not switch between online and the other options within a course.
  4. All module courses provide the student 30 days beyond the date of the final class to complete major projects. The course instructor determines which coursework is due during the module and which is given the 30 days for completion.