Biblical Languages (M.A.) - Linguistics

Biblical Languages (M.A.) - Linguistics

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.

Foundations Courses
NBST 610Hermeneutics3
RTCH 500Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 13
Total Hours6

RTCH 500 Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation (3 c.h.) is required to be taken within the first two semesters for all students.

Greek Courses
NGRK 520Beginning Greek I3
NGRK 525Beginning Greek II3
NGRK 620Greek Syntax3
Choose one of the following:3
Greek Exegesis: Galatians
Greek Exegesis Ephesians
Greek Exegesis: Philippians
Greek Exegesis: Colossians
Total Hours12
Hebrew Courses
OTCL 520Beginning Hebrew I3
OTCL 525Beginning Hebrew II3
OTCL 640Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis3
Total Hours9
Linguistics Cognate
LING 630Applied Linguistics I3
LING 633Applied Linguistics II3
TESL 600Introduction to TESL3
Total Hours9

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 Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
NGRK 520 Beginning Greek I 3
RTCH 500 Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 1 3
NBST 610 Hermeneutics 3
NGRK 525 Beginning Greek II 3
Second Semester
NGRK 620 Greek Syntax 3
OTCL 520 Beginning Hebrew I 3
OTCL 525 Beginning Hebrew II 3
TESL 600 Introduction to TESL 3
Third Semester
LING 630 Applied Linguistics I 3
OTCL 640 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis 3
LING 633 Applied Linguistics II 3
Greek Exegesis Elective 2 3
 Total Hours36

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


Choose one of the following courses not already applying to the degree: NGRK 643, NGRK 644, NGRK 645, or NGRK 646.

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