The Master of Arts in Biblical Exegesis and Linguistics degree program is designed to prepare students desiring to serve in Bible translation ministries by providing training in Bible, theology, and linguistics.

The MABEL, offered jointly with Dallas International University (DIU), prepares students with the linguistics skills necessary for good Bible translation. The degree also prepares students for service with Wycliffe Bible Translators, Pioneer Bible Translators, and other translation organizations.

The Curriculum

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

Immersive Learning

See the many ways students are prepared for a lifetime of fruitful ministry.

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Dallas International University

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

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Wycliffe Bible Translators

The Master of Arts (Biblical Exegesis and Linguistics) curriculum fulfills requirements for the first term of service with Wycliffe Bible Translators.

Stories from our community

God has placed our graduates in missions and translation work all around the world, from Papua New Guinea to the boardrooms of Dallas.

Dr. Todd Phillips’ Goal to Provide Clean Drinking Water to Liberia

Amado Lozano, Camino Global Missionary, Reaches Spanish-speaking Culture

Dr. Frank Glover’s Plans to Build Liberian Medical School

Program Details

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