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 A full list of Endowment Awards can be found here. Use the drop down menus to refine your search.


Complete financial need assessment and endowment 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.

For inquiries or to indicate interest, contact the MBSCT Program Director, Dr. Thomas Hatina.

Canada's Graduate Scholarships - Master's Program (SSHRC)

Canadian graduate students who are not yet in their thesis year of the MA program may apply for the CGS-M (previously named 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

    The federal/provincial government offers student loans and grants to eligible domestic students to assist with paying for post-secondary education. U.S. Students may be eligible for loans through the Federal Direct Loan program. Please refer to the TWU Financial Aid Office for further information.

    For more information, please contact Janaya Hall, Program Coordinator for the Biblical Studies and Christian Thought Graduate Programs.