Biblical Studies Degree (BA) Online

About the Online Biblical Studies Degree

Those who want to focus on studying and communicating the truth of the Bible in its original context are well-suited to Biblical Studies at HCU. Students will gain in-depth knowledge about the Bible, skills to interpret the Bible responsibly, and skills to communicate the nature of God’s Word to others.

This degree is especially appropriate for those wanting to serve the body of Christ in a teaching and preaching role as a minister in a church, a missionary, in a parachurch ministry, or in any setting to which God calls.

View the Degree Completion Plan.

Admission Requirements for for the Biblical Studies Degree Online

Students are required to submit transcripts showing they achieved a high school general or advanced diploma or a GED with passing scores. (Waived if student has 32 credit hours or more of transfer credit)

Students must submit all college transcripts from any previously attended institutions. Official transcripts should be sent directly from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree to be considered official. Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted, including postbaccalaureate or graduate-level transcripts.

You may be accepted with unofficial transcripts by emailing copies to; however, you must submit the official transcripts in a sealed envelope from the school or through an approved electronic service by your second semester.
Mailing address:
Houston Christian University
Attention: Online Admissions Verification
7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX 77074-3298

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Houston Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.