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Bible University 
is a private, non-profit, and distance learning educational institution whose mission is to educate anyone who feels called to study the Bible and Christian faith completely free of charge. All course materials are completely online with no fees for textbooks. The students reside in over 150 countries around the world with the faculty also teaching from all parts of the world. Bible University grants Bachelor Degrees to Ph.D. Degrees.

Bible University was awarded official status as an Exempt Religious School on October 27, 2011, according to Sections 173.600 through 173.619.2, RSMo, by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE), Jefferson City, Missouri, USA. It is also duly recognized as a nonprofit organization in the State of Missouri with its registration number being N01119879 awarded February 17, 2011, by the Secretary of State of Missouri.

    Available courses

    The Bachelor's Degree Program, including BBS (Bachelor in Biblical Studies), basically has two components:

    1. Completion of 10 courses.

    Each course consists of in-depth study, compulsory reading, external reading, and completion of one essay. List of courses: A Survey of the Old Testament; A Survey of the New Testament; The Christian Church; Biblical Studies 1; Biblical Studies 2; Religions of the World 1; Religions of the World 2; Christians Issue 1; Christians Issue 2; and The Gnostic Gospels.

    2. Thesis Completion.

    You are expected to study each course topic, enter a thorough study of each course document, and all required reading. You are encouraged to explore and study other related readings (online resources, printed texts, journals, the Bible, and the like) to gain a broad understanding and appreciation of relevant concepts as far as possible.

    The Bachelor's Degree Program, including BBS (Bachelor in Biblical Studies), basically has two components:

    1. Completion of 10 courses.

    Each course consists of in-depth study, compulsory reading, external reading, and completion of one essay. List of courses: A Survey of the Old Testament; A Survey of the New Testament; The Christian Church; Biblical Studies 1; Biblical Studies 2; Religions of the World 1; Religions of the World 2; Christians Issue 1; Christians Issue 2; and The Gnostic Gospels.

    2. Thesis Completion.

    You are expected to study each course topic, enter a thorough study of each course document, and all required reading. You are encouraged to explore and study other related readings (online resources, printed texts, journals, the Bible, and the like) to gain a broad understanding and appreciation of relevant concepts as far as possible.

    The Master in Christian Education Program has two components:

    1. Completion of 6 courses.

    Each course consists of in-depth study, compulsory reading, external reading, and completion of one essay. List of courses:

    1. The Meaning and the Origin of Christian Education          MCE100         
    2. Christian Education in the Local Church                             MCE101
    3. Christian Education in the Old Testament Era                    MCE102
    4. Christian Education in the New Testament Era                  MCE103
    5. Christian Education and the Endtime                                 MCE104
    6. Christian Education Versus World Religion Education       MCE105

    2. Thesis Completion – MCL106

    You are expected to study each course topic, enter a thorough study of each course document, and all required reading. You are encouraged to explore and study other related readings (online resources, printed texts, journals, the Bible, and the like) to gain a broad understanding and appreciation of relevant concepts as far as possible.

    • You are to send your Thesis Proposal to your Professor for approval before you commence writing your Thesis.
    • The Proposal must focus on Christian Education, but on any topic of your choice.
    • It must contain ToC of the Thesis, and a minimum of 10 references you desire to use.

    The Master in Christian Leadership Program basically has two components:

    1. Completion of 6 courses.

    Each course consists of in-depth study, compulsory reading, external reading, and completion of one essay. List of courses:

    1. Understanding the Christian Leadership                 MCL 100
    2. Christian Leadership in a Local Church                    MCL 101
    3. Christian Leadership Versus Philosophy                  MCL 102
    4. Christian Leadership in the Old Testament Era       MCL 103
    5. Christian Leadership in the New Testament Era      MCL 104
    6. Christian Leadership During Technology Age         MCL 105

    2. Thesis Completion – MCL106

    You are expected to study each course topic, enter a thorough study of each course document, and all required reading. You are encouraged to explore and study other related readings (online resources, printed texts, journals, the Bible, and the like) to gain a broad understanding and appreciation of relevant concepts as far as possible.

    • You are to send your Thesis Proposal to your Professor for approval before you commence writing your Thesis.
    • The Proposal must focus on Christian Leadership, but on any topic of your choice.
    • It must contain ToC of the Thesis, as well as minimum of 10 references you desire to use.


    The Master Degree Program, including MBS (Master in Biblical Studies), basically has two components:

    1. Completion of 10 courses.

    Each course consists of in-depth study, compulsory reading, external reading, and completion of one essay. List of courses: Christian Apologetics; The Church Growth Movement; History of Religion; Cults of the World; The Existence of God; Christology; Christian Theology 1; Christian Theology 2; Christian Ministry; and Christianity & Science.

    2. Thesis Completion.

    You are expected to study each course topic, enter a thorough study of each course document, and all required reading. You are encouraged to explore and study other related readings (online resources, printed texts, journals, the Bible, and the like) to gain a broad understanding and appreciation of relevant concepts as far as possible.

    The Master Degree Program, including MMin (Master in Ministry), basically has two components:

    1. Completion of 10 courses.

    Each course consists of in-depth study, compulsory reading, external reading, and completion of one essay. List of courses: Christian Apologetics; The Church Growth Movement; History of Religion; Cults of the World; The Existence of God; Christology; Christian Theology 1; Christian Theology 2; Christian Ministry; and Christianity & Science.

    2. Thesis Completion.

    You are expected to study each course topic, enter a thorough study of each course document, and all required reading. You are encouraged to explore and study other related readings (online resources, printed texts, journals, the Bible, and the like) to gain a broad understanding and appreciation of relevant concepts as far as possible.


    The Doctorate Degree Program, including DMin (Doctorate in Ministry), basically has two components:

    1. Completion of 10 Courses.

    Each course consists of in-depth study, compulsory reading, external reading, and completion of one essay. List of courses: The Gospel of Matthew; The Gospel of Mark; The Gospel of Luke; The Gospel of John; Acts; The Pauline Epistles 1; The Pauline Epistles 2; The General Epistles 1; The General Epistles 2; and Revelation. 

    2. Thesis Completion.

    You are expected to study each course topic, enter a thorough study of each course document, and all required reading. You are encouraged to explore and study other related readings (online resources, printed texts, journals, the Bible, and the like) to gain a broad understanding and appreciation of relevant concepts as far as possible.



    The Doctorate Degree Program, including DBS (Doctorate in Biblical Studies), basically has two components:

    1. Completion of 10 Courses.

    Each course consists of in-depth study, compulsory reading, external reading, and completion of one essay. List of courses: The Gospel of Matthew; The Gospel of Mark; The Gospel of Luke; The Gospel of John; Acts; The Pauline Epistles 1; The Pauline Epistles 2; The General Epistles 1; The General Epistles 2; and Revelation. 

    2. Thesis Completion.

    You are expected to study each course topic, enter a thorough study of each course document, and all required reading. You are encouraged to explore and study other related readings (online resources, printed texts, journals, the Bible, and the like) to gain a broad understanding and appreciation of relevant concepts as far as possible.

    Program Description

    The Doctorate Degree Program has essentially two components:

    1.  Completion of 10 courses. Each course consists of in-depth study, required reading, outside reading, and completion of one essay.

    2.  Completion of a Thesis.

    You are expected to study each course topic thorough. You are encouraged to explore and study other related readings (online resources, hard-copy texts, journals, the Bible, and similar) to gain as great of depth and breadth of understanding and appreciation of the relevant concepts as possible.

     Essays

    You are required to write an essay for each of the ten courses. The essay must be at least 2000 words in length, and must include at least 5 quality references. Quality references are defined as books (hard copy, e-books, or online), professional journals, and well-researched online documents. References from purely “opinion” oriented documents such as Wikipedia, blogs, and similar should comprise no more than 5% of the total references. Essays are to be double-spaced.

    Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Education (PhDCE) program at Bible University is designed to allow serving ministers and those desiring to pursue ministerial careers to earn a Doctorate in Christian Education while maintaining their pastoral positions. The program is predominately completed online within 24 months. The most important factor in admitting students for the PhDCE is to ascertain that the applicants understands what a Christian Education program is. Our program is professional training for people who wish to have careers as researchers, and ready to abide with terms and conditions guiding it.

    This program is one that presents biblical, historical and metaphorical background on Christian education.

    Under this course of study, we learn that Christianity teaches us responsibility, service and encourages us to help others. The course tutors make it a penitent point of order to show that Jesus is the colour that a minister’s life should have. As part of our regulations, our students undertake community service and mandatory local environmental work as TCE points during their time of study to understand their place in the wider community and their civic responsibility to society as a whole.


    Overview

    The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Leadership degree is multidisciplinary in scope, and e-Learning program. It is designed for students seeking an advanced degree leading to Christian leadership position. It integrates research, theory and practice, and provides a breadth of knowledge across the leadership field with in-depth research and study in pivotal areas. Three tracks are available for students to choose an area of specialty: Ministry or Church Administration, Educational Administration, and Organizational Administration.

    Flexible and Affordable

    The ability to study through online delivery offers busy working professionals an anywhere, anytime approach toward earning their doctorate in leadership.

    Objectives

    Synthesize, evaluate, and contextualize leadership approaches and theories

    Choose and create an original, scholarly research project culminating in a written, presented, and orally defended dissertation that advances leadership theories and contributes substantively to the body of knowledge in the student's chosen concentration.

    Demonstrate a high level of comprehension of leadership theory through practical individual and organizational application

    Analyze social, political, economic, religious, and organizational events relative to the influence of leaders and leadership approaches

    Integrate scholarly research and leadership skills by putting theory into practice



    You are required to write minimum of 2,000 words on ANY 3 topics of your choice in MLA writing format.