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Minister of Biblical Studies

(180 Semester Hours)

Prerequisite: Diplomat of Biblical Studies program (120 SH)

Twenty (+60 SH) additional level-five courses: (including the following and others under development) PRO5 Project V (3 SH) SEM5 Seminar V (6 SH)


Course description: The Minister of Biblical Studies program is a 180 semester hour program. Students may complete the program at their own rate of progress, with most students completing the program in approximately four to six years (including prerequisites). The program is very accessible to both full-time and bi-vocational students, with all courses being available through SMBI distance education and locally led formats.

Course objective: Prepares the student of high ability and trust who is called by Christ to manage or oversee medium to large scale ministerial duties and operations.

“If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.” (1 Peter 4:11 KJV)


Cost of Program:*

  • Download from SMBI: No Cost (All PDF workbooks & MP3 class sessions)
  • Printed course workbook (each course): $15.00 (+shipping)
  • Individual courses on CD (each course): $5.00 (+shipping) (PDF workbook & MP3 class sessions)
  • Entire program on CD (all 20 courses): $80.00 (+shipping) (All PDF workbooks & MP3 class sessions)
  • SMBI supporter suggested donation $750.00 Note: Not a required fee. The suggested donation amount is for those who would like to support SMBI in the cost of providing this free Minister of Biblical Studies program. Visit the SMBI donations page for more information about donating at: Selah Mountain Donations
  *Does not include prerequisite costs.