Bachelor of Arts Degree in
Biblical Literature (New Testament)


Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Literature (New Testament) is a 100% online program that emphasizes the content of the New Testament with the acquisition of the Greek language. It also provides you with a solid knowledge of the Word of God to effectively integrate His truth. You will graduate with an appreciation and understanding of God’s Word and its application. 

More than this, our commitment to educating your whole person - mind, body, and spirit - can truly set you apart as a Bible scholar. You will be exposed to a broad spectrum of exegetical and hermeneutical perspectives, methods and tools to enable you interpret the Bible responsibly and perceptively within a theological-historical framework.

What can I do with a degree in Biblical Literature?

Our unique mission to develop Spirit-empowered leaders will enable you to become an in-demand professional in biblical literature. Your degree will prepare you to serve in potential occupations, such as:

  • Chaplain
  • Evangelist
  • Missionary
  • Pastor
  • Instructor
  • Researcher and Writer

What distinct courses will I take?

You will take various courses such as:

  • Biblical Greek
  • Greek Exegesis
  • Jesus and the Gospels
  • The Pauline Epistles
  • Johannine Literature
  • Systematic Theology
  • And more!

How long will it take me to graduate?

This program is 124 credit hours. If you were to begin without transferring credit, you could still complete this degree in as little as 3.5 years when you enroll full-time. We consider full-time enrollment for this program as 6 credit hours per 7-week term with 6 terms per year.

How much does this program cost? 

Our affordable tuition means your finances go further. In addition, many students benefit from federal aid and our interest-free payment plan. To view your cost, click here.

Any other reasons to complete my degree online with ORU?

  • You’ll graduate on time with a team of Success Coaches who’ll walk with you every step of the way.
  • You can begin classes ASAP with year-round terms and direct access to our friendly admissions team.
  • Fit classes into your schedule so you can balance work and family commitments.
  • Academic support with easy access to caring professors and helpful learning resources.
  • Access classes anytime and anywhere with our mobile-friendly and user-friendly online platform.
  • ORU Online is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and utilizes the same world-class curriculum as traditional courses.

Ask us about our introductory Online Strategies class that will jump-start your journey with 3-credit hours towards your degree. Experience what students around the world have gained earning a degree with ORU Online.

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