Earn a Certificate of Distinction in Biblical Studies at Azusa Pacific University
You will boost your résumé and graduate applications when you earn your biblical studies degree with a Certificate of Distinction, which acknowledges superior coursework mastery. You can qualify by maintaining a GPA of 3.5 in your major, and completing 24-25 units of upper-division coursework in biblical studies and biblical languages.
Program at a Glance
The School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University trains students for effective ministry in the church and around the world through practical programs in a supportive Christ-centered community.
Gain Hands-on Experience
- Study the Bible and biblical languages in-depth at an upper-division level.
- Explore the relevance and authority of Scripture through a variety of approaches to biblical interpretation.
- Read and translate the texts of Old and New Testaments in their original languages.
By the Numbers
Jimmy Curley ’18 APU’s experience as a biblical studies major taught him how to integrate academics with his Christian faith.
You can earn a Certificate of Distinction in Biblical Studies by maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher in your major, and completing 24–25 units of upper-division coursework in biblical studies and biblical languages.
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Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
Career Outlooks and Outcomes
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