Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
|School:||Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
|Faculty:||Faculty of Graduate Studies
|Field of Study:||Bible/Biblical Studies
|Description:||The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies program is a specialized academic program led by expert faculty who prepare students to interpret Scripture and to investigate major issues that attend biblical studies. Faculty and students engage in original research and together critically examine biblical and related primary texts in their original languages (e.g.biblical manuscripts, the Dead Sea Scrolls, papyri, inscriptions, early rabbinica, pseudepigrapha). Students engage with visiting scholars and the best scholarly literature by means of colloquia and department-sponsored seminars and learn to formulate their own written contributions to the scholarly conversations in a style that is both professional and compelling.
|URL:||Biblical Studies at Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
|Cost per year:*||
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Applicants with a B.A. in Biblical Studies that includes 42 credit hours of Biblical Studies coursework with 2 years of Biblical Hebrew and 2 years of Biblical Greek or applicants with an M.Div. (or equivalent degree) may apply for direct admission into the Graduate Year of the M.A. in Biblical Studies.
Applicants with an undergraduate degree in another discipline may apply for admission into the Qualifying Year(s). Students thus admitted will have status as graduate students while completing required qualifying coursework in Biblical Studies (up to 42 credit hours including 2 years of Biblical Hebrew and 2 years of Biblical Greek).
A Minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 (or B), in the last two years of the B.A. (predominantly upper level courses) is required; 12 semester hours of upper level courses in the major in the final two years must be minimally 3.5 (or B+).
A recent written sample of work in the area of Biblical Studies, normally a research paper produced in the last two years of the B.A. program must be submitted. Papers specifically prepared for application will also be accepted.
|Application Notes : ||A recent written sample of work in the area of Biblical Studies, normally a research paper produced in the last two years of the B.A. program must be submitted. Papers specifically prepared for application will also be accepted.
|Additional Admission Requirements:||
Two letters of reference, one academic and one character.
- Statement of Research Interests
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.