24 months
520 USD/credit 18720 USD/year
520 USD/credit 18720 USD/year
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At Westminster Theological Seminary in California, the study of Scripture is founded upon an understanding of the biblical languages, Greek and Hebrew, equipping graduates with the tools to Biblical Studies in the language of its authors, thus enhancing their ability to properly exegete and apply the Word of God.



  • Enable Biblical Studies students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to correctly interpret the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments
  • Prepare students at Westminster Theological Seminary in California to read and exegete the Greek and Hebrew text
  • Prepare graduates for graduate research opportunities in Old or New Testament studies; or, with further practical training, to use their biblical knowledge in such ministries as teaching, missions, counseling, or lay church leadership


  • Apply knowledge of the biblical languages, historical circumstances, and literary and theological interrelationships to exegete Scripture accurately
  • Analyze contemporary trends in biblical interpretation with discernment

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Greek and Hebrew Languages
  • Systematic Theology & Apologetics
  • Church History
  • Graduate Theological Writing and Bibliography
  • Historical Theology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • WSC accepts applications for admission up to the start date for each term.  


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


72 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) at an accredited institution of higher learning
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.7
  • Satisfactory completion of all application requirements, including a signed application with Application Fee and personal essay, submission of all academic transcripts, and acceptable academic and ecclesiastical reference forms
  • (International Students Only) Sufficient evidence of English language proficiency evidenced by a minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 520 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 520 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Escondido

1100 - 1600 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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