The PURPOSE of the Master of Arts programs is to offer core and specialized graduate-level education for professional ministry leadership.
The MA curricula integrate an in-depth study of the Bible with basic historical, theological and practical disciplines critical to developing professional skills for ministry in the 21st century.
Master of Arts in Biblical History and Archaeology (MABHA)
This program offers students opportunities to study under recognized leaders in archaeology and related fields. Students strategically and comprehensively study all 66 books of the Bible; learn basic historical, theological, and practical knowledge critical for serving in professional ministry leadership; and experientially explore basic archaeological history, theories, and methodologies.
MABHA Objectives include the following:
Graduates of the MABHA program will possess the following competencies:
Frequency of Offering
At least some courses required for the MABHA program are offered every fall and spring semester on the main campus, and some core courses are also offered at various remote instructional locations. Uniquely for this degree, several courses for this degree are offered on site in Israel during the summer semester. See the Academic Calendar for specific times and availabilities.