CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, B.A.
Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of the content of biblical Scriptures.
Demonstrate the correct application of hermeneutical principles to develop an interpretation of a biblical text.
Articulate with biblical support the major doctrines of the Christian church.
Clearly articulate a biblical philosophy of ministry as it relates to the purpose of the local church.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively biblically disciple and counsel others believers.
Demonstrate the necessary entry-level skills to establish and implement core ministry functions within a typical
local church environment.
Develop a thoughtful, biblically-supported response to current societal issues from a biblical worldview.
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A.)
Conduct quantitative analyses of complex business situations.
Strategically solve complex business problems.
Integrate Scripture into the decision-making process.
Communicate at an advanced level in a variety of verbal and written formats, and a range of business-related
Apply high-level business concepts to real life business situations.
MASTER OF EDUCATION(M.ED
Apply a biblical worldview and specific scriptural principles in the evaluation of any educational program or issue.
Apply instructional theory to design and implement effective instructional strategies appropriate for the subject
matter and student characteristics (including age, diversity, and exceptionality).
Apply assessment theory to design and implement effective student and program assessment strategies in a range
of subject areas and educational settings.
Work effectively as a leader and/or team member within a collaborative educational environment.
Perform and communicate results of graduate-level educational research, which includes effectively analyzing and
evaluating the results of educational research, as well as applying the results to specific problems or issues as
BIBLICAL STUDIES, M.A.
Research available biblical and theological literature to develop a concise, biblically supported synthesis of the
supernatural and historical origin, the primary purposes, focus, and content outline of each of the 66 books of
the biblical canon.
Use correct hermeneutical principles to present a theologically defensible explanation, interpretation, and
application(s) of any given biblical text in its historical and theological dimensions.
Research available biblical and theological literature to construct a detailed biblically supported analysis of the
central theological themes of the Scriptures, relating them to the appropriate categories of systematic theology.
Analyze the key presuppositions of selected prevailing worldviews and develop a detailed, biblically supported
comparison of each with the foundational assumptions of a biblical worldview.
Develop thoughtful, defensible responses to prevalent contemporary personal, ecclesiastical, and societal issues
are founded on a biblical worldview,
make accurate and effective use of the biblical text, and
are consistent with the principles of systematic theology.
Demonstrate ability to perform and communicate graduate-level biblical research that includes application
principles for practical ministry and living where appropriate.