Certificate in Biblical Studies | IBCS

Certificate in Biblical Studies

The Certificate in Biblical Studies program at IBCS is an excellent path if you are interested in concentrating your studies on the knowledge and application of the Bible and on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.


We Do More Than Teach the Theoretical

IBCS offers the Certificate in Biblical Studies to individuals who, as followers of Jesus Christ, wish to increase their knowledge of the Bible, particularly in the areas of historical content, the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, and basic Christian doctrine. The Certificate in Biblical Studies program consists of 18 credit hours and can be completed in one to two years.

Program Learning Outcomes

Through the Certificate in Biblical Studies program, IBCS seeks to develop leaders who possess a knowledge of and love for God and are able to make daily decisions through a Biblical worldview. You will

  • Gain the assurance that the Word of God, when properly understood and applied, will provide godly wisdom and change the hearts of people.
  • Acquire Biblical knowledge and theological understanding that will enable them to teach more accurately and minister more confidently for the Lord.
  • Develop an enlarged appreciation for and understanding of the life and work of Jesus Christ.
  • Enter the open door of lifelong learning in the Bible and theology.

Your Future

After earning your certificate, you can continue your education in the following programs:

Graduate Studies

Many of our graduates continue their education in the Graduate School and Seminary. We offer degrees in:

Program Requirements

Degree Emphasis
Course Hours
BI 102 Hermeneutics 2
BI 103 Dispensationalism 2
BI 202 Foundations of New Testament Themes 2
BI 203 Foundations of Old Testament Themes 3
TH 102 The Theology of Sin and Salvation 2
TH 111 The Theology of the Bible, God, and Man 3
TH 202 The Theology of Angels, the Church, and Last Things 2
TH 211 The Theology of the Jesus, and the Holy Spirit 2
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