Wheaton College

M.A. in Biblical Exegesis


Wheaton College Graduate Admissions

501 College Ave.

Wheaton, IL 60187

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. in Biblical Exegesis

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The masters in Biblical Exegesis at Wheaton College is a biblical language-based degree which emphasizes study in both the Old and New Testaments. Students will be able to interpret scripture through study of the original languages of Hebrew and/or Greek.

Biblical Training for Kingdom Service
You will gain the academic skills necessary for advanced study and service in the church and society through formation in three interrelated areas: biblical and theological knowledge; academic skills and critical reflection; and Christian life and service. Our graduate programs are committed to stimulating learning that bears fruit in lives of faithful thinking and witness for Christ and His kingdom.

A Charitable Approach
You will discuss key positions within the evangelical global church in a community that values charitable conversation. Together you and your peers will wrestle through the hard questions of faith with faculty willing to walk alongside you to find answers in evangelical theology and exegesis.

Biblical Languages
Do you have a calling to study Scripture in its original languages? The M.A. in Biblical Exegesis is strategically designed to equip students to exegete Scripture in the original languages for the good of the church and world. Whether you want training and research tools that will contribute to your formation for further academic study, church ministry, missions, translation, teaching in classical schools, and more, the degree is tailored to equip all students in exegesis of the Scriptures.

Flexible Degree Options
The central focus of this degree is exegesis. The degree offers you flexibility to customize your degree in light of your own calling.

  • In the dual track option, you will learn to exegete the Hebrew OT and Greek NT culturally, canonically, and apply it to the life of faith within the context of the local church.
  • Choose to focus in only one of the ancient languages, Greek or Hebrew, and have more flexibility to explore elective courses. 

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 42

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Large Suburb

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