Department of Biblical & Theological Studies
Meet students who love the Word like you do.
Why study Bible and theology at Northwestern?
Our professors are here for you, to train your heart and mind in lasting devotion to God through his Word.
You’ll be able to articulate, interpret and apply biblical content and to critically think through theological perspectives while you pursue loving God and people.
What you can expect from us...
The "more" you've been looking for
Want to study the Bible in its original languages? You can learn ancient and classical languages like Greek, Hebrew, Latin and Hieroglyphics.
You can go to Israel for a whole semester or just a few weeks with the Biblical & Theological Studies department. Get a sneak peak from this year's trip (July 2012).
Perfect for you deep thinkers who want to be rooted in Christ with room for all of life's questions.
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!
"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
Join our facebook group for updates and biblical chatter.
"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.
Professor of Philosophy
They are experienced biblical scholars, experts and authors. To name a few books:
Their interests just might match yours...