Biblical Studies Bachelor’s Degree | Geneva College

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Biblical Studies

Go deeper into God’s word and its power in our world.

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biblical Studies degree program at Geneva College prepares you for seminary, local church leadership, and for living a God-honoring life. By exploring the truth of scripture, you gain an understanding of who God is and the meaning of life, allowing you to enter a career helping others.

See how Geneva College’s Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies teaches you how to study and learn from the word of God

Study abroad in Jerusalem

Walk where Jesus walked, participate in archeological digs, and bring the Bible to life through Geneva College’s institutional connection with Jerusalem University College

World Renowned Theologians

Biblical leaders speak regularly on the Geneva campus, enriching your college experience

Learn From Experienced Professors

Our professors are active teachers and preachers in their own churches, allowing them to teach students through their personal experiences in Christian ministry

Key Biblical Studies Courses

How to Read The Bible

Learn to examine the Bible through a redemption-based, historically accurate perspective.


Encompassing a careful analysis of Paul’s Letter to the Romans, this course draws special attention to how to interpret epistolary literature.

Wisdom Literature

Dive into Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes to uncover how the relevance of Israel’s history and traditions affects life today.

Gospel of John

An in-depth study of the Fourth Gospel, this course teaches you how to interpret gospel literature accurately.

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

Dr. Bradbury teaching a Biblical Studies Class
Geneva College is a multifaceted institution dedicated to Christ-centered education in every course of study. That foundational Christianity provides a uniquely vibrant atmosphere in which our theological studies degree programs thrive.
The Bible Department practice a three-point pursuit in all their courses:
  • academic excellence
  • spiritual development
  • practical ministry skills
These qualities allow students to become servant-leaders in Christ's work and calling for their lives. 

Geneva's Bible department offers various study abroad trips including The Best of Israel Tour. The trip to Israel truly connects classroom curriculum and biblical knowledge with experiential learning.

 "Not only will we read about the location of some of the stories of the Bible, but we'll actually visit them - so we'll see and feel these stories. Travelers have told me more than once, I'll never read the Bible the same way again." -Dr. Shidemantle

Learn more about the trip!

In Geneva's Biblical Studies program, students will learn to:

  • Successfully communicate a holistic understanding of the Bible.
  • Understand the historical significance of the Bible through time.
  • Respectfully engage in theological conversation based on exegetical examination of scripture.
  • Demonstrate how Christ-centered, faithful application of the Bible addresses issues in the modern world.

Career Outcomes

Graduates who aspire to have an impact in their communities and their careers through a Geneva Education gain expertise in this field enhanced by academics rooted in Christian values and ethics in Geneva’s program.


of our biblical studies graduates are working or in graduate school within six months

Study abroad with Geneva Professors at Jerusalem University College.

“I consider my professor in the Biblical Studies department as a father in faith for me. I can’t count how many times I saw him cry from sheer joy for Jesus. I love Geneva!” Julia, Geneva alumna

Prepare for a Variety of Christ-Centered Career Such As...

  • Pastor
  • Social Worker
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Missionary
  • Humanitarian Relief Worker
  • Church Administrator
  • Biblical Studies Professor
  • Youth Director
  • Camp Counselor

Further your impact...

  • Serve in a church as a pastor, associate pastor, or youth minister.
  • Follow other Geneva graduates as you pursue your master’s or doctorate at a highly ranked seminary.
  • Work with missionary or parachurch organizations such as the International Mission Board, Wycliffe Bible Translators, YoungLife, or the Coalition for Christian Outreach.

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