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Academic Catalog 2013-2014 
Academic Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Old Testament, M.A.

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The Master of Arts (Biblical Languages) (MABL) is to prepare students for further academic study of the biblical languages and the Biblical text in the original languages. Graduates will be prepared to undertake further academic study in Biblical Studies and Biblical Languages, and to faithfully interpret God’s Word for life and ministry.

Admissions Requirements

Application for admission should be made at least 60 days prior to matriculation. Persons enrolled in another Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary program must notify the director of admissions, the registrar, and the program administrator. Admission to this degree is based upon the following requirements: 1. A set of completed standard application forms an MA (Old Testament) application form. 2. Minimum of 3.0 GPA in an accredited baccalaureate degree program. Applicants with degrees from colleges or universities outside the United States will be considered on an individual basis. 3. Four references (non-family): 1 pastor, 1 character, 2 academic. 4. A graded research paper from a graduate or undergraduate course. Alternatively the GRE Writing Assessment will be accepted. 5. Applicants for whom English is a second language must achieve a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (100 on the internet-based TOEFL) or present an equivalent demonstration of ability to read and write English at a graduate level.

Prerequisites - 39 Hours

Additionally, admission into the Master of Arts (Old Testament) Program is based upon the satisfactory completion of all prerequisite courses (or their equivalents) necessary for entry into this degree. These prerequisite courses (or their equivalents) are as follows:

Degree Requirements - 48 Hours

Required courses in sequence:

Total Hours - 48

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