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Biblical Languages


The Biblical Languages emphasis consists of three years of biblical Greek and one year of Hebrew. While receiving a broad education in Scripture, theology, and Bible backgrounds, these students also dive deeply into the Bible’s original languages, allowing them to engage directly with the original text without the buffer of an English translation.

This emphasis is primarily designed for students pursuing seminary or a future in Bible translation. However, anyone desiring to understand Scripture more accurately through knowledge of Greek and Hebrew will benefit greatly from this program. By studying the Bible in its original languages, students gain a more precise picture of the authors’ intentions and a deeper understanding of how the Old and New Testaments work together in context.

  • • Top local and national internships and career opportunities
  • • Options to study abroad in Israel, Italy, and 10+ GO! locations
  • • Receive mentorship and guidance from faculty advisors
  • • Eligible for all undergraduate scholarships and aid

Potential Careers

Biblical Counselor
Worship Leader

Questions about a potential career? Visit our Student Career Center.

Notable Alumni

Austin Surls, '06

B.A. Biblical Studies

Professor at Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary

Next Steps: Applying

Since 1927, the mission of The Master’s University is to empower students for a life of enduring commitment to Christ, biblical fidelity, moral integrity, intellectual growth, and lasting contribution to the Kingdom of God worldwide.


  • Required statement of faith and pastoral recommendation
  • 3.6 GPA average for new applications
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