ACADEMICS: INSTITUTE DIVISION

DEGREES AVAILABLE IN THE INSTITUTE DIVISION

ASSOCIATE OF BIBLE DEGREE

This course of study is a prerequisite for students who plan to pursue advanced studies in the Seminary Division. In addition, it offers a well-rounded study course for those who have no desire, need, or opportunity to take advanced training. It affords appropriate studies and recognition for teachers, deacons, and others who can attend school only for a limited period or part-time. Students may choose between an emphasis of Biblical Studies, Children’s Ministry, Women’s Ministry, Worship Leading or Youth Ministry. Upon completion of 64 credit hours, the student may be presented:

  • Associate of Bible, Emphasis Biblical Studies Degree
  • Associate of Bible, Emphasis Children’s Ministry Degree
  • Associate of Bible, Emphasis Women’s Ministry Degree
  • Associate of Bible, Emphasis Worship Leading Degree
  • Associate of Bible, Emphasis Youth Ministry Degree
BACHELOR OF ENGLISH BIBLE DEGREE

This course will prepare a student with a foundation of Bible and ministry skills. A student will demonstrate the ability to use the Biblical text to support preaching, pastoral, mission and Christian education ministries as well as application to the world. The student may choose to major in Christian Education, Missions/Church Planting, Pastoral Ministry, or Preaching. Upon completion of 128 credit hours, the student may be presented:

  • Bachelor of English Bible, Major Children’s Ministry Degree (launching Fall 2025)
  • Bachelor of English Bible, Major Christian Education Degree
  • Bachelor of English Bible, Major Missions/Church Planting Degree
  • Bachelor of English Bible, Major Pastoral Ministry Degree
  • Bachelor of English Bible, Major Preaching Degree
  • Bachelor of English Bible, Major Women’s Ministry Degree (launching Fall 2025)
BACHELOR OF THEOLOGY DEGREE

The Bachelor of Theology Degree will prepare a student with a foundation of Bible and ministry skills along with Biblical Languages. Language classes are required for the Master of Theology and beyond. A student will demonstrate the ability to use the Biblical text to support preaching, pastoral, mission and Christian education ministries as well as application to the world. The student may choose to major in Christian Education, Church Revitalization, Missions/Church Planting, Pastoral Ministry, or Preaching. Upon completion of 128 credit hours, the student may be presented:

  • Bachelor of Theology, Major Christian Education Degree
  • Bachelor of Theology, Major Church Revitalization Degree
  • Bachelor of Theology, Major Missions/Church Planting Degree
  • Bachelor of Theology, Major Pastoral Ministry Degree
  • Bachelor of Theology, Major Preaching Degree

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What computer skills do I need to take an online course?

You will need to know how to:

  • send email
  • download files
  • save and upload assignments
  • use Zoom
What kind of technology would I need for an online course?

You will need:

  • laptop or tablet with webcam and microphone
  • reliable internet connection
When does class begin?

Your course begins on the date specified on the TBI calendar.

TBI Calendar

How do I know the courses I have completed or need to take?

You may locate current and past course information by choosing the STUDENT tab in Populi. Choose DEGREE AUDIT to see courses completed and not completed towards your Bible Certificate.

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