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Biblical Studies, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies (MABS) is a 72-hour degree that prepares students for military chaplaincy and/or ministry in a local church. The Department of Defense requires a 72-hour master’s degree in a theological field or related studies. Students will acquire an understanding of theology and the Bible and will integrate that understanding with practical skills enabling them to minister, teach, and counsel cross-culturally.

Baptist Bible College, founded in 1950, is a private Christian college that specializes in ministry and professional studies degrees. BBC has a long heritage of producing Christian professionals and ministers; offering accredited degrees at the associate, bachelor, and masters levels.

Baptist Bible College is an institution of biblical higher education that exists to provide a Christ-centered curriculum that fosters a biblical worldview, empowering students to engage and impact their global society  It is our desire to produce godly, motivated students for life-long ministry through the local church.  Students will be equipped with an understanding of the Bible, theology, and ministry and will integrate that understanding with practical skills to reach out to the world, and to train and motivate others to do the same.

As a student at Baptist Bible College, you will discover the benefits of living and learning in this unique biblical and educational environment. Along with other surrendered students, you will be part of God’s plan to evangelize people and make disciples for His glory through ministry training and academic progress. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Dynamics of Biblical Change
  • Counseling Ephesians
  • Counseling James
  • Counseling Song of Solomon
  • Theology and Secular Counseling
  • Biblical Counselor
  • Methods of Biblical Change 
  • Counseling Ecclesiastes
  • Counseling Job 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    450 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 450 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    450 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 450 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 725 - 1020 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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