Biblical & Theological Studies B.A.

Program: Bachelors of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies 

School(s):  School of Ministry

The Biblical and Theological Studies major at Palm Beach Atlantic University provides a comprehensive study of the Biblical Scriptures. You will learn to explore the Biblical text at a deeper level for the purpose of interpreting it faithfully and communicating it effectively.  Your theological studies will help you answer important questions about the content of the Christian faith and what it means to live as a Christian in this world.  Our major is designed to assist you in understanding the Bible and Christian theology in a way that enables you to be a Christian leader and teacher of others. 

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What Can I Do With This Degree?

  • Ministerial leadership within local churches or parachurch groups
  • Writing and speaking within the church or parachurch context
  • Inter-cultural service, both domestic and abroad
  • Lay leadership within the church
  • Further academic pursuits

Program Details

Distinctively PBA 

The School of Ministry is all about equipping. We equip passionate young people with the earthly tools and spiritual perspective needed to create positive change in the world guided by the Word of God. We promise a connected, engaging and fulfilling learning experience that will equip you to use your gifts for His Glory. Our programs prepare students through expert instruction in Bible, theology, history and real-world ministry skills.

As a student majoring in any of the undergraduate programs offered in the School of Ministry, you’ll wade into an ocean of diverse learning opportunities designed to prepare you to positively impact lives.

  • Gain specialized training in ministry
  • Experience spiritual growth with a deeper understanding of God and His Word
  • Practice your ministry abilities through internships, practicum experiences and field service activities
  • And travel on any of PBA’s more than 20 annual mission trips

Courses 

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog

Tuition & Fees

PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year and 97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid. 

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“PBA gave me the opportunity to take on leadership roles where I would learn to use my own creativity and gifting to develop those around me.” Jenn Stoltzfus '12