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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 mission 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 with a Christian worldview 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 through Bible study. You will explore both the Old and New Testaments; specifically, the interpretation and provenance of the Old Testament, and the examination of 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 and scripture.

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 of Arts degree in Biblical Studies prepares you for various ministry positions, working in missions, and social service opportunities. The degree also helps you with your spiritual formation, biblical interpretation and discipleship, and a solid general education foundation, including critical thinking, which can better prepare you to serve in any environment.

In addition, this associate of Biblical Studies degree provides a foundation for further career advancement if you plan on pursuing higher education in a bachelor's program or master's program. Pursuing CCU’s bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies after your associate degree completion may allow all 60 credit hours from your CCU Biblical Studies associate degree to be applied to our Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies. Once you complete your bachelor's degree, you can even continue to our Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or Master of Organizational Leadership program for more advanced career options.

Flexible options and benefits for adult learners

  • The 100% online program is specially designed for adult students who are busy with part-time or full-time work and family commitments.
  • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
  • Students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field.
State Exclusions for Online Students

Colorado Christian University is required by the U.S. Department of Education to be in compliance with state laws regarding where we can offer distance and/or online education. The College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University offers courses to online students in all states with some exceptions for specific academic programs.

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