Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies

The online Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies at Belhaven University provides students with a Biblical foundation for life and for ministry. At the heart of the Biblical Studies degree at Belhaven is the conviction that the Bible is God’s Word and that it is the final authority for faith (what we believe about God) and life (how we are called to live). In light of this, all courses are taught from the view that the Bible is God’s revealed truth and that it is relevant for our lives. In addition to this commitment to the Bible as the Word of God, the Biblical Studies degree program is designed for students to grow academically in their knowledge of God’s Word, spiritually in their relationships with Jesus Christ, and practically in their preparation for ministry.

Belhaven University is an exciting place to study the Bible and to prepare for ministry, and the Biblical Studies major at Belhaven serves as an excellent foundation for life and for ministry!

An online degree in biblical studies will give each student the flexibility they need to complete their degree at their own pace. Students who earn this online Bible degree can go into ministry positions that includes pastoral ministry, working with youth or children, counseling, teachers or missionaries. Belhaven also offers an Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies, as well as a Certificate in Biblical Studies.

  • 124 credit hours
  • 100% online
  • 7-week courses, taught year round
  • All classes taught from a Christian worldview
  • Small class sizes so you know your professors and classmates
  • Competitive tuition rates
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Youth Ministry
  • Children's Ministry
  • Counselor
  • Christian Education
  • Missionary
  • Chaplain
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The Human Services Concentration is for students who plan to work directly with people in need and offers theoretical and applied preparation for careers in helping professions. In addition, this concentration:

  • Provides students the opportunity to learn about why groups of people do what they do in any given situation, what motivates groups of people to act, or react, and about quality of life issues
  • Helps students effectively work with families of all cultures or race as well as with families that suffer from different problems and issues
  • Prepares students for careers as caseworkers in a variety of social services settings by enhancing their knowledge, skills and values within a Christian Worldview
  • Enlightens the students with knowledge of current social problems, how families function, information about race, gender and diversity and basic information concerning death, dying and grief
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These rates are for August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2023.

Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate Degree/Certificate $425
Active Military Discount, Undergraduate Program $250
20% Discount: Military Spouse/Veteran/First Responder $340

Visit the Scholarship, Discounts and Fees web page to view other fees and the cost estimate calculator.

We look forward to receiving your application! Please follow the steps on the How Do I Apply page to see how easy it is to submit your application to Belhaven University.