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The Bible Program (Masters) is a 32 credit-hour program designed to enhance one’s Biblical understanding, sharpen one’s exegetical skills, develop an understanding of the theological themes of each book of the Bible.

College Experience

Students gain not only from understanding weighty Biblical doctrine, but they grow in their passion for God and His word. Master's students also have opportunity to be more involved in ministry leadership roles and opportunities.

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Key Faculty

Dr. John Goetsch

Executive Vice President

Dr. John Goetsch was born and raised on a dairy farm near Watertown, Wisconsin and was...

Mike Lester

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Brother Lester is a husband and father of five daughters. He has been at West Coast...

Dr. Paul Chappell

Founder and President

Pastor Paul Chappell was called to Lancaster Baptist Church in 1986 by twelve members...

Rick Houk

Chairman of Bible Department

In 1989, Brother and Mrs. Houk started Lancaster Baptist School. Brother Houk was the...

Interesting Classes I Will Take

Course ID
Credit Hours

MBI 512

3.0 Systematic Theology

This course will study the nature and method of Systematic Theology and the...

MBI 503

3.0 Advanced Hermeneutics

This course builds upon information gleaned either through observation,...

MBI 522

3.0 Doctrinal Synopsis

This capstone course in the Biblical Studies concentration provides the...

MBI 521

3.0 Advanced Biblical Counseling

This course is designed to give the student a further...

MBI 511

3.0 Apologetics and Worldview

This course analyzes different worldviews with which Christians...

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Course of Study

Course ID
Credit Hours

MBI 501

3.0 Old Testament Introduction

This course is an examination of the canon, text, inspiration...

MBI 502

3.0 New Testament Introduction

This course is an examination of the canon, text, inspiration...

MBI 512

3.0 Systematic Theology

This course will study the nature and method of Systematic Theology and the...

MBI 522

3.0 Doctrinal Synopsis

This capstone course in the Biblical Studies concentration provides the...

MBI 503

3.0 Advanced Hermeneutics

This course builds upon information gleaned either through observation,...

MBI 521

3.0 Advanced Biblical Counseling

This course is designed to give the student a further...

MCE 542

3.0 Philosophy of Christian Education

This course is designed to introduce the master...

MRW 501

3.0 Research and Writing

This course is designed to equip the student with the ability to research...

PT 510

3.0 Strategic Management and Project Planning

This course focuses on the...

PT 512

3.0 Spiritual Formation and Discipleship

This course explores the process of...

MBI 511

3.0 Apologetics and Worldview

This course analyzes different worldviews with which Christians...