Master of Biblical Studies

36 Credit Hours

The Master in Biblical Studies is a 36 credit hour program designed to give students a solid and thorough understanding of the Bible and Pentecostal Theology, as well as strengthen their ability to interpret the Word of God and communicate it to others. This program seeks to prepare pastors, missionaries, and teachers in churches and Bible colleges.

Core Courses: 26 Credits
BBL501 Hermeneutics 2 credits
BBL503 Bible Survey 3 credits
NTS601 Pauline Epistles 3 credits
NTS701 Hebrews 2 credits
OTS501 Pentateuch I 2 credits
OTS502 Pentateuch II 2 credits
OTS601 Historical Books 2 credits
PHL602 Apologetics 2 credits
SYS501 Systematic Theology I 2 credits
SYS502 Systematic Theology II 4 credits
SYS601 Systematic Theology III 2 credits
SYS602 Systematic Theology IV 2 credits

Culminating Thesis: 3 Credits
RES601 Thesis 3 credits

General Elective Courses: 7 Credits
Students may choose courses from the general course list to fulfill this requirement. Depending on the students' previous studies, elective courses may be replaced by additional required courses. Electives courses are subject to the approval of the Registrar's Office.


Zion Christian University
Graduate School of Theology
25400 US 19N Suite 150
Clearwater, FL 33763
tel: 727.791.4846