Biblical Exposition (M.A.)

Biblical Exposition (M.A.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
HOMI 601Foundations of Expository Teaching and Preaching3
NBST 515New Testament Orientation I3
NBST 520New Testament Orientation II3
NBST 610Hermeneutics3
NGRK 505Greek Language Tools3
or NGRK 520 Beginning Greek I
OBST 515Old Testament Orientation I3
OBST 520Old Testament Orientation II3
OBST 680New Testament Development of Old Testament Themes 13
OTCL 505Hebrew Language Tools3
or OTCL 520 Beginning Hebrew I
RTCH 500Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 23
THEO 525Systematic Theology I3
THEO 530Systematic Theology II3
Total Hours36

Crosslisted with NBST 680


RTCH 500 is required to be taken within the first two semesters for all students

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident & Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
NBST 515 New Testament Orientation I 3
RTCH 500 Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 1 3
NBST 610 Hermeneutics 3
Second Semester
HOMI 601 Foundations of Expository Teaching and Preaching 3
NBST 520 New Testament Orientation II 3
NGRK 505
Greek Language Tools
or Beginning Greek I
Second Year
First Semester
OBST 515 Old Testament Orientation I 3
OTCL 505
Hebrew Language Tools
or Beginning Hebrew I
THEO 525 Systematic Theology I 3
Second Semester
OBST 520 Old Testament Orientation II 3
OBST 680 New Testament Development of Old Testament Themes 2 3
THEO 530 Systematic Theology II 3
 Total Hours36

RTCH 500 is required to be taken within the first two semesters for all students.


Cross-listed with NBST 680.

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