L. Scott Kellum
It will prepare students for faithful interpretation of Scripture in various ministry settings, and for advanced academic study of the Biblical languages beyond the Master of Divinity degree. The MABL degree is completed normally within two years of full-time enrollment.
MA in Context
What can I do with this degree?
Teach biblical languages in a Christian educational context
Teach biblical languages at the undergraduate level
Work with research institutions devoted to ancient texts
Pursue a Ph.D. in an effort to become a professor
The MA Biblical Languages presupposes undergraduate preparation in biblical, theological, and ministry studies from an accredited institution. Students must have completed 6 hours of theological studies and 6 hours of ministry studies, as well as 6 hours in New Testament (including survey), 6 hours in Old Testament (including survey), and 6 hours of Biblical Greek in their undergraduate coursework to be admitted into this program. Students who lack any of the necessary foundational coursework may take the appropriate remedial courses at SEBTS. Courses taken as prerequisites cannot also be used in the MABL degree requirements. Applicants for this degree program must meet these and all other normal application requirements for admission to Southeastern.