Master of Arts in Biblical/Theological Studies

Master of Arts in Biblical/Theological Studies


The purpose of our Master of Arts in Biblical/Theological Studies is to provide quality, graduate-level training for adults who have a calling or desire to serve God through vocational or voluntary ministry. Like a seminary degree, the Master of Arts in Biblical/Theological Studies offers training to prepare graduates for ministry in Bible and Theology. The non-thesis, 36-credit-hour program provides sound theological training with practical application for ministry in a variety of settings.


The Master of Arts in Biblical/Theological Studies program at University of Mobile provides several advantages for working adults:

  • Non-cohort, non-thesis 36-credit-hour program lets you finish at your own pace
  • Training in
    • Old Testament Interpretation and Exegesis
    • New Testament Interpretation and Exegesis
    • Systematic Theology and Church Ministry
    • Historical Theology and Church History
  • Convenient course offerings allow you to begin classes at any time (Fall, Spring or Summer)
  • Concierge Model with your personal Success Coach to support your journey
  • Easy access to faculty members with small class size

Every faculty member who teaches in the Master of Arts in Biblical/Theological Studies program:

  • Is an active member of a cooperating Southern Baptist church
  • Is a graduate from a Southern Baptist-affiliated seminary
  • Affirms the Baptist Faith & Message (2000)
  • Affirms the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy (1978)
  • Holds an earned doctorate
  • Has years of experience in ministry and/or teaching


Admission Requirements

As part of the application process, you will write an essay that explains why you selected the University of Mobile as the school you wish to attend for your graduate studies, and why you’ve selected your area of study.


OT 520-521 Interpreting the Old Testament
OT 510 Utilizing Old Testament Exegetical Tools
NT 530-531 Interpreting the New Testament
NT 520 Utilizing New Testament Exegetical Tools
TS 530-531 Surveying Systematic Theology
TS 536-537 Exploring Historical Theology
TS 540 Communicating Expository Messages
TS 541 Integrating the Gospel, Church & Culture

Tuition & Fees

Cost is $400/credit hour. Comprehensive fees are $350 per semester. Calculate your estimated total cost below: