Diploma in Bible

In two years you will study the entire Bible. You will grow in confidence as you come to know what the Bible teaches and how to view the world by its light.

Hannah Nesdoly

Student Spotlight

“…The program allows immersion in all parts of the Bible, as well as experience through ministry and Christian living.”

at a Glance





Study the Entire Bible

to Israel

What Makes This Program Different

Faculty will walk with you as you come to know the Living Word of God in fresh ways. You will grow in confidence as you come to know what the Bible teaches and how to view the world by its light.

Through classes, campus experiences, and Impact Groups (small communities of discipleship), your faith will be strengthened for whatever is next.

Diploma in Bible students are eligible to join our Bible faculty on a 2-week study tour of Israel (planned every 2 years).

Our Students Say

Career Opportunities

After the Diploma in Bible our graduates:

  • Seamlessly transfer to one of our four-year degrees.
  • Study elsewhere or enter the workforce with a strong biblical foundation.
  • Work in church and ministry with an in depth understanding of the Bible.

Program Details

Courses revolve around:

• Reading the entire biblical canon
• Developing a Christian worldview
• Thinking, writing, and leading well

The Diploma in Bible is also available through Online Education.

All courses are three credits unless shown otherwise.

Bible & Theology (30 credits)

NT 112 Reading the Gospels & Acts
NT 221 Reading Paul’s Letters
NT 351 Reading Hebrews to Revelation
OT 112 Reading the Torah
OT 221 Reading the Historical Books
OT 343 Reading the Psalms & Wisdom Literature
OT 453 Reading the Prophets
ST 100 The Christian Life
TH 100 Introduction to Christian Theology
TH 210 The God of the Gospel

Arts & Sciences (18 credits)

HF 111 Thinking & Writing
SS 170 Christianity in the 21st Century World
SS 210 Introduction to Psychology
SS 261 Leadership Foundations
Arts and Sciences electives (6 credits)

Electives (12 credits)

Note: Students considering transferring into a BA program should use their electives for courses from that program. ST 103 Discernment and Discipleship also recommended.

For course descriptions, see our catalogue here.

  1. Competently interpret both testaments of Scripture in their literary, historical, and theological contexts.
  2. Articulate the relevance of the Bible for contemporary faith and practice.
  3. Develop theological discernment grounded in Scripture.
  4. Grow in maturity as a disciple of Jesus in community with other believers.
  5. Demonstrate basic thinking, research, and writing skills for college-level work.

Program Tuition and Fees

For our Tuition & Fee rates as well as Room and Board please see Fees & Financial Aid

Program Specific Costs:
Diploma in Bible students are charged a $60 program fee in the Fall semester. 


Dr. Megan Roberts

Program Director

Dr. Roberts’ passion is to help the Word of God come alive for Christians. In addition to teaching all the Old Testament courses at Prairie, Dr. Roberts has taught overseas in Cambodia, enjoys mountain climbing, is active in her church, and is an active member of several academic societies.