FINANCES

WHAT WILL THE DEGREE COST?

The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies and Christian Thought tuition rate for the current academic year is $680 (CDN) per semester hour. The tuition costs of the 30-credit program would be $20,400 (CDN).

The Certificate in Biblical Studies and Christian Thought tuition rate for the current academic year is $705 (CDN) per semester hour. The tuition costs of the 15-credit program would be $10,575 (CDN).

FEE AND PAYMENT INFORMATION

Detailed information about fees, payment options and payment methods is available on the Office of the Registrar website.


HOW DO I FUND MY MA?

MA Biblical studies and christian thought SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship gpa amounts student type apply
Dean's Scholarship 4.00 + Up to $3,000 New and current students No application. Students are nominated by faculty.
MABSCT Scholarship (Tier 1) 4.00 + $2,500 New students No application. Students are evaluated upon admission to program.
MABSCT Scholarship (Tier 2) 3.70 - 3.99 $1,500
Endowed Scholarships 3.00 + Varies Current students Complete financial need assessment and endowmnet award application.

teaching Assistantships

Teaching Assistantships are available every year for new and current students who would like to work alongside a faculty member within the program. Tasks assigned to Teaching Assistants may inlcude, but are not limited to, grading assignments, course preparations and teaching a class when the professor is away.

Payment is up to $1,000 per year. For inquiries or to indicate interest, contact the MABSCT Program Director, Dr. Craig Allert.

JOseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Scholarships Program (SSHRC)

Canadian graduate students who are not yet in their thesis year of the MA program may apply for the Joseph-Aramand Bombardier Scholarship worth $17,500 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SHRCC). Previous recipients from the MA in Biblical Studies and Chrstian Thought program (previously known as the MA in Biblical Studies) include Daniel Hawkins (16-17), Matthew Hama (15-16), Scott Bailey (10-11), Andrew Perrin (08-09; Doctoral Scholarship, 09-10), Ted Erho (06-07), Fred Tappenden (05-06), and Shawn Flynn (04-05). For further information visit SSHRC’s website.

    STUDENT LOAN OPTIONS

    Information on student loan options can be found here

    International students may qualify for government student loans granted by their home country. Students should refer to the foreign school policies for their student loans in their home country. Banking institutions in Canada offer student lines of credit to those who have a credit history in Canada. Otherwise, it is recommended to research options in their home country.

    For more information regarding student loan options, please contact the Financial Aid Office.


    For more information, please contact Jocelyn Chapman, Program Coordinator for the MA in Biblical Studies and Christian Thought.