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Biblical Studies (Accelerated B.A./M.Div.)

Accelerated B.A. + M.Div. Program. A faster, more affordable path to ministry.

Have you sensed God’s call to ministry? Are you passionate about sharing the gospel before it's too late? Would you like to complete your training as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible?

Cedarville's new Accelerated Biblical Studies and Master of Divinity in Dayton, OH offers you an affordable, five-year pathway to ministry, delivered on a campus wholly committed to biblical authority, to the Great Commission, and to equipping the next generation of leaders for the local church.

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What You Need to Know


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5 Years/2 Degrees

From start to finish, this highly focused, accelerated degree takes just five years. You’ll earn both your B.A. in biblical studies and your Master of Divinity, reducing your time in school from seven years to five, avoiding duplicated courses, and saving thousands in college costs. And, Cedarville’s generous financial aid is also available during your undergraduate years.

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Comprehensive University

Study on a vibrant Christian university campus with all the benefits of daily chapels, residence life, student organizations, leadership training, NCAA Division II athletics, global ministry opportunities, and on-campus discipleship.

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Ministry Experience

Effective ministry takes far more than head knowledge. You’ll need a pure heart and skilled hands. Mentoring, guided weekend ministries, and internships are built into the program to assure you are equipped holistically to fulfill your high calling.



What You'll Study


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Undergraduate Studies (Gen. Ed. and Intro courses)
Old Testament
New Testament
Christian Theology
Applied Theology and Biblical Languages
Guided Ministry Experiences
Internship

Elective options in women’s studies, biblical counseling, and character development