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Students enrolled in the Christian Studies program develop both intellectually and spiritually. This program challenges students to develop an intellectual perspective fueled by a robust biblical worldview, while preparing students professionally and spiritually for positions within the church.

At a glance

Programmatic Credits


Standard Completion Time:

4 yrs


Why Study Christian Studies?

The Christian Studies program is a desirable option for students who wish to earn a degree in Bible and who desire maximum flexibility in their selection of courses. This program features 15 elective classes, a desirable advantage for someone transferring credits or looking for a custom-designed educational experience. It is possible for a student to complete two or more minors in this program.

Why Study Christian Studies at Cairn?

  • Form a robust worldview informed by biblical truth and a broad knowledge base 
  • Earn a BS in Bible and an MA (Religion) or Master of Divinity (MDiv) in as few as five years, all while qualifying for undergraduate financial aid.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in one or more academic disciplines
  • Develop integrated thinking among their academic pursuits
  • Maximum flexibility for transferring credits into Cairn University
  • Ability to custom-design the educational experience
  • Elective credits allow for the addition of two minors 

Career Paths

  • Church ministry and work opportunities 
  • Para-church ministry and work opportunities
  • Program flexibility prepares students for employment in secular environments

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and intelligently discuss biblical and theological doctrines and application.
  • Examine and appraise systematic and historical theology in its relationship to the church.
  • Integrate biblical and theological truth.
  • Understand the theological position of the University.
  • Skillfully communicate truth.
At a glance

Program Credits


Standard Completion Time

4 yrs

Programmatic Accreditation

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