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M.A. (Bible Translation) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary offers the Master of Arts (Bible Translation). Students participating in the program will be guided through a focused curriculum studying both Biblical Languages and principles of Bible Translation. The purpose of the Master of Arts (Bible Translation) is to prepare students to serve as translators and as field supervisors for Bible translation teams. The 60 hr curriculum can be completed in two years of full-time study.

Admissions Requirements Admission to the MA (Bible Translation) presupposes undergraduate preparation at the College at Southeastern along with 2 semesters of Greek or Hebrew. Candidates who are coming from outside the College at Southeastern may enter by demonstrating equivalency in addition to two semesters of Greek or Hebrew. Students lacking some equivalency requirements make up those deficiencies concurrently.

Degree Requirements Master of Arts (Bible Translation) students must complete 60 semester hours of credit. Students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 or better to be eligible for graduation. IND5000 MIS5000

Introduction to the Cooperative Program Introduction to Great Commission Studies

0 3

HEB5110 or GRK5110

Biblical Hebrew I


HEB5120 or GRK5120

Biblical Hebrew II

GRK6500 GRK6600 HEB6500 HEB6600 HEB7810 MIS6510 MIS6520 TRA5100 TRA5200 TRA5300 TRA5310 TRA6120 TRA6210 TRA6240 TRA6250

Greek Syntax and Exegesis Intermediate Greek Exegesis Biblical Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis Intermediate Hebrew Exegesis Biblical Aramaic Introduction to Linguistic Theory Anthropology for Cross Cultural Understanding Principles of Phonetics Principles of Phonology Principles of Syntax and Morphology Principles of Semantics and Pragmatics Language Program Planning Discourse Analysis and Text Linguistics Translation Practicum Field Methods

Biblical Greek I

Biblical Greek II

Exegesis Electives

Total Hours


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