Old Testament, M.A. | Abilene Christian University | Abilene, United States
24 months
731 USD/credit 17544 USD/year
731 USD/credit 17544 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Old Testament from Abilene Christian University is designed to equip you with an advanced academic foundation in Old Testament studies. Our academically rigorous program will train you how to think, not what to think.


Key facts

At Old Testament from Abilene Christian University you will gain proficiency in appropriate exegetical tools and languages, as well as a broad understanding of textual and theological issues. You will improve in your ability to interpret a variety of Old Testament texts, understanding them within their larger cultural and theological contexts. This program will prepare you well for further study in a Ph.D. program or to pursue a career in teaching or ministry.

Graduates with Old Testament from Abilene Christian University will:

  • have critical facility with the most important primary sources and issues of scholarly discussion in biblical studies, theology, or church history
  • have ability to use the best current methods of research in one of the following disciplines: biblical studies, theology, or church history
  • demonstrate ability to produce scholarly contributions in their field of study

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Hebrew
  • Old Testament Theology 
  • The Pentateuch
  • Historical Books of the Old Testament
  • Prophetic Literature of the Old Testament
  • Devotional and Wisdom Literature
  • Historical Books of the Old Testament 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application and application fee;
  • An official transcript of all previous colleges attended. The transcript must indicate an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent; 
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Two letters of recommendation (may be submitted through the online application);
  • A purpose statement 
  • GST Writing Assessment (a brief evaluation of academic writing skills).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 731 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 731 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Abilene

932 - 1728 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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