CIU’s M.A. in Bible Exposition Ranks #1

July 23, 2019

Columbia International University’s Master of Arts in Bible Exposition is ranked the best in the nation for online ministry programs by The website’s rankings are grounded in statistical data that quantifies academic quality, affordability and online competency.

CIU’s Master of Arts in Bible Exposition is designed for those with a deep love of God’s word — those who want to read, analyze, and interpret Scripture. If that’s you, seeking to bring the world closer to God through writing about, teaching, and ministering Scripture, you’ll be at home in the Bible Exposition master’s program.

In CIU’s M.A. in Bible Exposition you’ll be introduced to specialized knowledge and skills to understand, apply, and communicate the Scriptures effectively on a regular basis in a local church context, especially as it applies to teaching or preaching as a member of a church staff or as part of a para-church ministry.

Professor of New Testament and Greek Dr. David Croteau says the program also assists you in contextualizing Scripture for a variety of cultures, and adds a hands-on approach.

“The MA in Bible Exposition offers an internship specialization, introducing you to the various roles of a pastor or professor,” Croteau said. “This practical training concludes in preparing and teaching a series of sermons or lessons in a formal adult setting.”

Croteau adds that graduates of the program pursue immediate employment in teaching ministry, both in the local church and in para-church ministries.

The program can be completed in less than three years of full-time study and is available in 16-week on-campus courses or in 8-week online courses.

Discover how an online degree from CIU can advance your career or ministry opportunities, including an online MBARequest information on enrollment at CIU and Columbia Biblical Seminary or call (800) 777-2227, ext. 5024.