Department of Biblical & Theological Studies
Attend an interactive information session about Biblical Studies or Philosophy on March 20 at the annual Major Discovery event!
Why pursue Biblical Studies or Philosophy at Northwestern?
Learn to articulate, interpret and apply biblical content and to critically think through theological perspectives. Experienced faculty will show you how to understand the Bible in its original languages and cultural context.
Expand your mind and improve your thinking skills through our vigorous philosophy program. Our faculty teach philosophy from the starting point that all things are rooted in Christ and find meaning in Him.
What you can expect from us...
The "more" you've been looking for
Mastering your theology
Dual Degree – B.A./M.Div.
Now you can complete your Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministry and a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in just five years! Talk to your admission counselor for details about the dual degree program and available scholarships.
If you plan to pursue theology at the graduate level, Northwestern’s Center for Graduate Studies has two degrees for you:
Northwestern biblical studies undergraduates meet all prerequisites for these degrees. The MATS and M.Div. are offered on campus and online, so whether you plan to stay in Minnesota or relocate, you can complete your degree at UNW from anywhere!
"Faithful men and women..."
"I would not be where I am today if the Lord did not put faithful men and women in my path at University of Northwestern to teach me His Word."
–John Stromberg ’10, pursuing graduate studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
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Know who you are
"Our identities are neither in property ownership, nor in our place in the economic game. We are stewards of whatever talents, gifts, grace and wealth God has entrusted to us.”
–Walter Schultz, Ph.D.
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