The Christianity program at the Houston Baptist University is especially appropriate for those who wish to serve the body of Christ as a minister in a church, a missionary, someone in parachurch ministry, or in whatever setting God calls you. We value our Baptist heritage, but our faculty and students are broadly evangelical, drawing from a variety of traditions and denominations. Thus, we welcome anyone who would wish to study with us.
The Christianity major is the broadest of our four undergraduate degrees. It is 38 credit hours-long, with 17 hours of core classes, 15 hours of electives, and 6 hours of language. The core courses for the major are New Testament Theology, Old Testament Theology, History of Christianity, Hermeneutics, Systematic Theology, and the Senior Seminar. We also offer a wide variety of electives which allow you to tailor your studies to your interests, such as Jesus and the Gospels, Romans, the Christian Vocation, Revelation, Homiletics, Paul and His Letters, Isaiah, the Reformation, and Spiritual Formation.
The purpose of the Covenant Fellows Program is to give students called to Christian ministry financial, personal and professional support as they further their undergraduate development into competent and holistically educated ministers/professors/missionaries. HBU covenants with our students and with local churches to provide education and professional experiences that will prove beneficial to both those studying in the program and those churches supporting and employing our ministerial students.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Palestinian Archaeology
- Supervised Ministry Practicum-Hospital
- Systematic Theology
- Old Testament Prophets
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Religious Studies & Theology Christian Studies View 801 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Show proof of sufficient English skills
- TOEFL, IELTS, SAT and/or ACT scores, OR
- Completion of two (2) classes of collegiate English taken in the United States
- Certificate of completion from Language Consultants International (ESL program)
- A bachelor’s degree or equivalent at an accredited institution of higher education whose instruction is conducted in English.
International32350 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32350 USD per year during 48 months.
National32350 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32350 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Houston
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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