The M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies degree may be awarded to students who have completed at least 40 credit hours of doctoral coursework in biblical and theological studies, and the foreign language requirements of the Ph.D. program. In addition, students are required to satisfactorily complete their cumulative academic portfolios.
The M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies is understood as a terminal degree since the doctoral dissertation is not completed. The degree is awarded only to students who have studied in the doctoral program. Students who complete the dissertation and receive the Ph.D. degree will not be awarded the M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies.