Master of Arts in Bible Exposition


The M.A. in Bible Exposition provides you with specialized knowledge and skills to understand, apply, and communicate the Scriptures effectively on a regular basis in a local church context. It prepares you to teach or preach as a member of a church staff or as part of a para-church ministry.


This program will equip you to:

  • Practice sound exegesis and exposition of the biblical  text
  • Trace key themes in Scripture
  • Communicate biblical truth with the goal of life transformation


 Potential ministry opportunities for program graduates include:

  • Serving as an assistant or associate pastor
  • Serving as a church staff member with teaching responsibilities
  • Serving as a staff member of a para-church ministry
  • Teaching in a Bible institute
  • Teaching on a lay basis in the marketplace

Review our course requirements and begin the application process.

Featured Faculty: 
David Croteau, Professor of New Testament & Greek at CIU David A. Croteau
Professor of New Testament & Greek
B.A., California State University, Fresno; M.Div, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Photo of Brian Gault, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at CIU Brian P. Gault
Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
B.A., Cedarville University; M.Th., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion


A photo of Don Howell, professor of New Testament and Greek. Don N. Howell, Jr.
Professor of New Testament and Greek
B.I.E., Georgia Institute of Technology; Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary
Julia Klausli
Adjunct Counseling Professor

B.A., M.A., Columbia International University,  Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Photo of Benjamin Noonan, CIU professor Benjamin Noonan
Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew

B.S., M.A., Wheaton College; M.Phil., Ph.D.. Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion