Colorado Christian University
Associate Degree in Biblical Studies
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Associate Degree in Biblical Studies

Biblical Studies Associate Degree, A.A.

CCU's Biblical Studies Associate Degree is a two-year degree program that will provide you with a foundation for various ministry and missions positions, social service, or personal spiritual development. The curriculum emphasizes Christian values as part of every course. A key focus is spiritual formation — developing a Christ-centered character that is visible through servanthood to God and others.

Program Focus

Biblical studies, Christian doctrine, and theology

In the Biblical Studies A.A. degree program, you will learn the basic doctrines of the Christian faith and beliefs, including revelation, the Trinity, creation, reconciliation, and the church. You will explore the interpretation and provenance of the Old Testament and examine the content, message, and significance of the New Testament. Plus, you'll study an overview of biblical languages and learn about research tools to study biblical text.

Complete your degree in Biblical Studies within two years!

The 60-hour Biblical Studies associate degree program can be completed in less than two years, even without any prior coursework. However, you can earn an associate degree in Biblical Studies faster if you already have college, military, or technical credits. Find out how many transfer credits you may be able to receive!

What can you do with a Biblical Studies degree?

The associate degree in Biblical Studies prepares you for various ministry positions, working in missions, and social service opportunities. The degree also helps you with your own personal spiritual formation which can better prepare you to serve in any environment.

In addition, this associate degree provides a foundation for further career advancement if you continue on to complete your bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies. All 60 credit hours from your CCU Biblical Studies associate degree may be applied to our Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies. Once you complete your bachelor's degree, you can even continue on to our Master of Arts in Counseling or Master of Organizational Leadership program for more advanced career options.

Flexible options and benefits for adult learners

  • The program is specially designed for adult students who are busy with work and family commitments.
  • Classes are available both online and at our Regional Centers.
  • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
  • Students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field.

Apply Now

  • Ready to get started? Take the first step by applying to CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies, and start investing in your future.

  • CCU Online

    The College of Adult and Graduate Studies offers adult students the opportunity to earn their degree online from anywhere in the world.

  • CCU Colorado

    Adult students living in Colorado can take courses at any one of our six center locations throughout the Colorado region.