The Master of Arts in Bible Translation degree program is designed to prepare students desiring to serve in Bible translation ministries.

The MABT is offered jointly with Dallas International University (DIU). The Department of Missiology and Intercultural Ministries is responsible for administering the program on the DTS campus.

The Curriculum

The MABT program offers a complete program in Old and New Testament studies at DTS, along with translation coursework through DIU.

*Students in the MABT program must choose either a Translation Advising or Linguistics concentration. This portion of the program will be completed at DIU. For a list of courses comprising these concentrations, please consult “MABT Concentrations” in the catalog. NOTE: Students may need to complete prerequisite linguistics courses prior to enrolling in DIU coursework. For more information, please consult “Course Requirements” in the catalog.

Program Details

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Dallas International University

Courses are offered jointly with the Dallas International University (DIU), an institution offering degrees in cross-cultural service, linguistics, anthropology, and world arts.

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Wycliffe Bible Translators

The Master of Arts in Bible Translation curriculum fulfills the requirements for the first term of service with Wycliffe Bible Translators.

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Financial Aid

Through our donors and Foundation, we are able to offer hundreds of scholarships to students every year.

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Logos Bible Software

Every student at DTS receives a copy of Logos Bible Software customized with additional commentaries and resources, and DTS courses integrate Logos into assignments and learning.

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