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Master of Arts in Biblical Studies

Master of Arts in Biblical Studies

This is 48 credit hour program leading to a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies Degree in Ministry Studies (BIS.M.), which requires no Thesis Project.

The purpose Biblical Studies (BIS.M.) program is to provide the candidate with an advanced competencies and biblical insights through in the helping profession, preparation and observation for those actively involved in vocational Christian ministry of counseling. Cornerstone focuses on knowledge and understanding rather the actual degree itself. For this purpose, CCU’s requirements and standards are slightly higher without any additional cost to you. From the start of your first course up to your graduation you’ll know your interest, perception, and desire are biblically oriented and intellectually stimulated and you’ll be humbly proud of your education and the degree up on your wall.

Contextually speaking, apart from a stated regulate licensure; individual Graduated from the Ministry Studies will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding and integration of ministry in relation to the ministry studies, academic, and educational disciplines.
  • Articulate and apply a comprehensive and critical philosophy of ministry.
  • Demonstrate advanced competencies in the areas of critical thinking, Research and Writing, Biblical studies, Biblical Communication, Administration/Education Leadership, and Great Commission Strategies.
  • Plan, implement, and critically evaluate major undertakings in ministry toward the fulfillment of the Great Commission and the Great Commandment.
  • Evaluate personal, spiritual, and professional development and design a plan for lifelong learning.
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Courses
Credits
HRM503
Introduction to the Bible
3
BIS513
Biblical Hermeneutics
3
BIS523
Christian Apologetics
3
BIS533
Foundation of Faith II
3
BIS453
Old Testament Studies
3
BIS563
Historical Books
3
BIS573
Psalms: The Bible’s Heartbeat
3
BIS583
Exploring the Pentateuch
3
BIS593
The Book of Romans
3
BIS603
Pauline Epistle
3
BIS613
General Epistles
3
BIS623
Ephesians
3
BIS633
The Four Gospels
3
BIS 623
Hebrews
3
BIS664
The Prophets of Israel
3
BIS684
Christology
3