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Biola University

Online B.S. in Biblical Ministries

Students who are seeking an online degree program that can help them expand their knowledge of the Bible and deepen their spiritual life may be interested in the BS in Biblical Ministries program offered by Biola University Online. Learn more about this fully online undergraduate program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Biblical Ministries

School Offering Program:

Biola University Online

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to Biola University Online's Bachelor of Science in Biblical Ministries program should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent. Program candidates should be Christians interested in studying and understanding more about the Bible. Some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Biola University Online's BS in Biblical Ministries program was designed for students who want to prepare for careers in professional ministries. Students who participate in the program will receive an introduction in the biblical languages and have the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills needed to teach and apply scriptures. Program participants will be able to study the Old and New Testament books as they gain the leadership and counseling skills that are needed for successful ministry careers. The program can be completed entirely online in as little as 24 months.

Learning Format:


Total Credits Required:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Contact the Biola University Online to learn more about financial aid options.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Coursework for a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Ministries:

Students in Biola University's BS in Biblical Ministries program will take a combination of major/concentration, Bible/theology, and general education courses. Some of the course topics include:

  • Biblical Interpretation and Spiritual Formation
  • The Church in Contemporary Culture
  • Leadership Development
  • Jesus' Life and Ministry
  • Counseling Skills

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing this program, graduates who wish to gain a deeper insight into religion could choose to continue their studies in a graduate program. A master's degree program could help them prepare for advanced ministry, teaching, or writing positions. Some of the degrees graduates could consider include:

  • Master of Arts in Theology
  • Master of Arts in Christian Ministry and Leadership
  • Master of Divinity in Pastoral and General Ministries
  • Master of Divinity in Spiritual Formation

Potential Career Paths:

The online BS in Biblical Ministries program is designed to prepare students for a variety of positions in Christian ministry, such as teaching youth ministry, women's ministry, or Sunday school. Graduates could pursue careers in settings such as churches, youth ministries, Christian schools, or religious nonprofits.