The Master of Arts (Biblical and Theological Studies) is an academic degree program designed for persons who intend to pursue further graduate religious studies in Biblical exegesis and theology or who desire to broaden and deepen their knowledge in these areas.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or the educational equivalent is required.
The Master of Arts (Biblical and Theological Studies) requires completion of a total of 60 credit hours and a comprehensive examination. The program can be completed fully online or residentially. To graduate, a student must earn at least a grade of C- (1.7) in each course, and must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).
Upon successful completion, the student is awarded the Master of Arts (Biblical and Theological Studies) degree.
A graduate of the MA (Biblical and Theological Studies) program at Knox will
• Effectively communicate Christ and His gospel throughout the entirety of Scripture.
• Be increasingly transformed by the gospel and grow in desire and competence for sharing that gospel with others.
• Articulate the centrality of the gospel for every aspect of Christian life and ministry.
• Thoughtfully exegete their culture and understand the Christian’s responsibility to participate in God’s work of making all things new.
Total Semester Hours: 60
Biblical Studies 18 Hours / Credits:
Theological Studies 12 Hours / Credits:
Historical Studies 6 Hours / Credits:
Pastoral Studies 3 Hours / Credits:
Electives 21 Credit Hours