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12
Credit Hours
4
Courses

Degree

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Format

  • In-Person
  • Online
  • Hybrid

Earn a Certificate in Biblical Studies from 马会论坛’s

The Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies provides students with a core foundation in how to read the Bible, namely the academic study and application of methods of interpretation to biblical literature. The certificate requires four Scripture courses (12 hours) from the Master of Arts in Theology curriculum. The certificate is designed for students considering graduate work in theology but who may not wish to pursue a full master’s program. Courses taken toward the certificate can be transferred toward the Master of Arts in Theology at 马会论坛’s University.

  • Certificate Program

    Students will take 12 hours of Scripture courses from the Master of Arts in Theology curriculum.

    The Department of Theology also offers a certificate in Theology.

    Courses taken in both certificate programs can be transferred toward the Master of Arts in Theology at 马会论坛’s.

  • Courses

    Students will choose four of the Scripture courses offered in the Department of Theology. Course work is offered in a hybrid, synchronous format, with both virtual and in-person options available.

    Some examples of courses include:

    • Biblical Hebrew
    • Law of Moses
    • Original Language Tools for Biblical Studies
    • The Gospel of Matthew
    • The Interpretation of the History of Israel
    • The Johannine Literature


Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements and Process

To apply to the Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies, complete the 马会论坛’s and submit an official degree-granting transcript, one letter of recommendation and a statement of purpose. International applicants must send an international credential evaluation from a NACES member agency. The GRE/GMAT is not required for admission to the certificate program.

To discuss specific requirements for this program, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at 210-436-3101 or聽graduate@stmarytx.edu, or visit the聽Graduate Admission page聽to learn more.


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Graduate Certificate FAQs

Courses taken in the Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies can be transferred toward the 36-credit-hour Master of Arts in Theology at 马会论坛’s. Students can pursue a thesis or non-thesis option.

Can my certificate credits go toward a master’s degree?

The cost of the Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies is charged by credit hour. Check the Tuition and Fees page for current rates.

Some programs may qualify for financial aid. Prospective certificate students are encouraged to consult with the Office of Financial Assistance to understand the financing specifics.

How much does the certificate cost?

The Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies is 12 credit hours, which can take 9-12 months to complete, on average.

How long does it take to complete the certificate?

Course work in the Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies is offered in a hybrid, synchronous format, with both virtual and in-person options available. Virtual courses are taken remotely in real-time (with your professor and classmates via Zoom) on a scheduled class day and time.

Are the online courses in this certificate program synchronous or asynchronous?

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