M.A. in Biblical Languages – Thesis

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Master of Arts in Biblical Languages – Thesis Concentration

What You Will Learn

Liberty’s Biblical Languages Thesis Track Helps You Engage in Biblical Scholarship

Do you want to develop your ideas and engage in high-level research and writing in the field of biblical studies? Liberty University’s 100% online M.A. in Biblical Languages – Thesis Concentration is a 45-hour program designed to equip you with advanced knowledge of the original languages used in Scripture for in-depth biblical studies.

Through this biblical language degree, you can learn how to interpret Scripture and teach in an academic or church setting with confidence. Whether you want to enhance your personal study with academic training or expand your ministry with advanced biblical studies, this degree can give you the foundational knowledge you need. With our thesis-track biblical languages program, you can prepare for doctoral studies in our Ph.D. in Bible Exposition. Reach a deeper level of biblical understanding with Liberty’s biblical languages master’s degree!

What Will You Learn in Our Thesis-Track Master’s in Biblical Language Studies?

  • Create original research in the field of biblical language studies
  • Develop research and writing skills for biblical scholarship
  • Explore the structure and grammar of biblical Greek and Hebrew
  • Study the process of translation and interpretation

Liberty’s M.A. in Biblical Languages – Thesis Concentration is a focused examination of the form and construction of the biblical languages and helps prepare you for doctoral studies in our Ph.D. in Bible Exposition. The thesis concentration provides additional training in textual criticism, biblical exegesis, research, and writing to help equip you for the academic scholarship required for an impactful thesis project.

Benefits of Pursuing Your Biblical Languages Degree with Liberty University

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for our online seminary programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Institutional Challenge Exams (ICE) are available to test out of foundational biblical and theological studies content for the online M.A. in Biblical Languages program.
  • Study under theologians and missionaries with real-world experience in our online seminary’s web-based content developed by Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity.
  • Develop research and write a thesis to help set you apart as an expert in the field.
  • You can complete this M.A. in Biblical Languages degree in as little as 1.5 years.

Military Benefits

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • Discounted divinity block rate: $2,475 per semester – only $165/credit at 15 credit hours*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Credits taken below 9 and above 15 credit hours for the online M.A. in Biblical Languages are charged at the part-time rate.

Potential Careers for M.A. in Biblical Languages – Thesis Concentration Graduates

  • Bible translator
  • Biblical languages instructor
  • Christian school administrator
  • Sunday school administrator
  • Thesis advisor

Credit Hours

Available Online

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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Jun 24, 2024


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