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 Degree Programs

 
Individual Courses
 
For students taking individual courses (i.e. not enrolled in a degree program),
MCBI awards a completion certificate for that course.
 

 
Associates Degree
 
Pre-requisites: The pre-requisites for acceptance into the "Associate of Biblical Arts" program are a High School Diploma or GED.
 
Completion Requirements: The total curriculum of MCBI consists of 20 courses administered over a period of four years.
 
Completion of all four years (20 courses) of Bible Institute training results in the graduate being awarded with an "Associate of Biblical Arts" Degree from MCBI.
 

 
Bachelor's Degree
 
Pre-requisites: The pre-requisites for acceptance into the "Bachelor of Biblical Arts" program are an Associates Degree or at least 60 transferable undergraduate credits. Please see the "Transferability" paragraph of the MCBI catalog for clarifying instructions on our current policy.

Declaring a Major: All Bachelor Degree students must declare a major and specialize portions of their Student Ministry time and writing requirements toward that major. Your assigned faculty advisor will continually advise you throughout your enrollment relative to your declared major objective and requirements.

Majors available are as follows:

  • Biblical Counseling
  • Christian Education
  • Theology
  • Urban Ministry

Completion Requirements:

Combined with the student's previous transfereable couresework, completion of all four years (20 courses) of Bible Institute training results in the graduate being awarded with a "Bachelor of Biblical Arts" Degree (with specified major) from MCBI. 
 

Master's Degree

Pre-requisites: The pre-requisites for acceptance into the "Master of Ministerial Arts" program are an earned, 120 credit Bachelors Degree. Please see the "Transferability" paragraph of the MCBI catalog for clarifying instructions on our current policy.
 
Completion Requirements: Graduate level work includes a greater writing requirement indicative of reading and research.
In addition to the written homework assignments, the Masters level student is required to write a 10 page book report as a final paper for each course.
A format guide will be provided.
 
Combined with the student's previous transferable coursework, completion of all four years (20 courses) of Bible Institute training results in the graduate being awarded with a "Master of Ministerial Arts" Degree from MCBI. 
 

Doctoral Degree

Pre-requisites: The pre-requisites for acceptance into the "Doctor of Ministerial Arts" program are an earned, 60 credit Master's Degree. Please see the "Transferability" paragraph of the MCBI catalog for clarifying instructions on our current policy.
 
Completion Requirements: Graduate level work includes a greater writing requirement indicative of reading and research.
In addition to the written homework assignments, the Masters level student is required to write a 10 page book report as a final paper for each course.
A format guide will be provided.
 
A Dissertation is required. A format guide will be provided.
 
Combined with the student's previous transferable coursework, completion of all four years (20 courses) of Bible Institute training results in the graduate being awarded with a "Doctor of Ministerial Arts" Degree from MCBI.
 

 

 FIRST YEAR COURSES

  • Bibliology
  • Introduction to Theology
  • Christian Disciplines I
  • Church Ministry
  • Spiritual Gifts

 SECOND YEAR COURSES

  • New Testament Survey
  • Soteriology
  • Christian Disciplines II
  • Discipleship Ministries
  • Evangelism

 THIRD YEAR COURSES

  • Old Testament Survey
  • Pneumatology
  • Christian Disciplines III
  • Church History
  • Homiletics

 FOURTH YEAR COURSES

  • Hermeneutics
  • Church Leadership
  • Christian Nonprofit Management
  • Apologetics
  • Christian Disciplines IV
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