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Biblical Studies                Associates of Arts Degree

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The Biblical Studies Degree will deepen your knowledge and understanding of scriptural truth through careful Bible interpretation. You will be able to apply the Bible through historical and contextual exploration. This online degree is the foundation for everything you need in Ministry and Leadership.

Course Reading


How To Study The Bible
Bible Study Methods by Rick Warren

The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson

Theology and Biblical Doctrine
Bible Doctrines by William Menzies & Stanley Horton

Old Testament Survey I (Genesis ~ Job)
Encountering The Old Testament by Bill Arnold & Bryan Beyer

Old Testament Survey II (Psalms ~ Malachi)
Encountering The Old Testament by Bill Arnold & Bryan Beyer

New Testament Survey I (Matthew ~ Acts)
New Testament Survey by Merrill Tenney

New Testament Survey II (Romans ~ Revelation)
New Testament Survey by Merrill Tenney

Ministerial Communication
Communication for Change by Lane Jones & Andy Stanley

Leadership Basics
Leadership Essentials by Greg Ogden & Daniel Miller

Revivals and Revivalists
The Charismatic Century by Jack Hayford

Armor of God & Spiritual Warfare
Dressed to Kill by Rick Renner

AA Degree

  • 12 Courses


Access to Student Online Account

  • Once enrollment and application process to ABLA has been accepted and student Paid in Full. You receive an email with your personal PASSWORD and LOGIN ID.  The page will have current Courses available to begin study.

  • Students are required to purchase course textbooks.  For the students’ convenience, a purchase link is provided with the course syllabus.

To Receive Degree

  • Completion of 96 class lectures online (12 courses, each course has eight video classes), including book reading, quizzes and final exam.

  • Two years to complete (Time begins when student is paid in full).

  • A letter grade of 'C' or higher with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 with a percentage of 75. 

  • No outstanding financial obligation to the ABLA.

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