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Department of Biblical & Theological Studies


We value the Bible as the inspired Word of God and specialize in advanced training for students who want to excel in biblical studies, theology and philosophy. An Accelerated Master of Arts in Theological Studies is also available. Our desire is to see all students grow in their faith through relevant Bible courses embedded in the core curriculum at Northwestern.

About the Department


The Department of Biblical & Theological Studies will prepare you for a meaningful career that impacts and transforms lives. Engage in significant conversations, explore ideas and learn to communicate effectively. Connect with caring and knowledgeable faculty who want to help you succeed. Follow your desire to know God better through in-depth study of the Bible. Examine philosophy through the lens of Christian theology. Grow in your faith as you develop valuable skills in research, analysis, and critical thinking. And be ready to confidently step into the future.

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These degrees and programs prepare students for entry into their careers as well as top graduate programs in theological studies, philosophy, divinity, and seminary schools.

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Learn from caring and knowledgeable faculty with pastoral and academic experience. They present their research internationally, serve in local churches, publish books and articles, participate in archaeological digs, and lead study trips to biblical sites in Israel, Turkey and Greece.

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