Program Profile

The world today is constantly challenging our beliefs in the Bible. Through this program you’ll gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the Word of God and its application to the world in which we live.

The first year of the program gives a broad overview of the Bible, while the second year allows you to study various biblical texts in greater detail. This degree will help you lay deeper roots into God’s Word so you will be able to stand firm against the assault the world will bring against your faith.

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Who Should Apply?

Those who are passionate about studying the Bible in an in-depth manner. Those who want an Associate degree for future employment opportunities.

If you want to deepen your knowledge of the Bible and sharpen your ministry skills, this program is for you!

What Careers Will I Be Prepared For?

You will be prepared to serve in churches, para-church agencies, and/or personal ministries. You’ll also be prepared for employment in secular organizations where a 2-year degree is required. The credits from this degree can be applied toward an Oak Hills Bachelor degree or be transferred to another college.

Program Course List and Descriptions

Program Profile PDF


Meet Your Director

Dr. Gale Struthers

Director: Biblical Studies, Associate in Arts in Biblical Studies, Certificate in Biblical Studies
Instructor: Biblical Studies, Hebrew

B.A. in Biblical Studies
Oak Hills Bible College, Bemidji, MN
Graduate Studies
Institute of Holy Land Studies, Jerusalem, Israel M.A. in Biblical Studies
Wheaton College Graduate School, Wheaton, IL
Ph.D. in Biblical Theology
Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL
OHCC since 1988

Gale Struthers
OHCC Admissions Office, 1600 Oak Hills Road SW, Bemidji, MN 56601 local: 218-751-8670, ext. 1285, toll-free: 866-307-OHCC admissions@oakhills.edu