Lipscomb University offers a Minor in Biblical Archaeology, Master's of Archaeology and Biblical Studies and a Ph.D. in Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. While the academic program is housed in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, students will be directly involved in research through the Lanier Center for Archaeology.
What is Biblical Archaeology?
Biblical archaeology is the study and application of standard archeological practices to confirm the historicity of the Bible and further uncover biblical, historical excavation sites. Coursework is heavily focused on the integration biblical studies alongside archaeological method and theory of the field.
Why Lipscomb University?
Lipscomb offers students the opportunity to participate in ground-breaking research that shapes their theology and enhances their understanding of the bible. Our program offers access to on-campus artifacts and museum resources alongside hands-on learning experiences. With top-tier professors and international research opportunities, Archaeology students will live into their purpose and grow the industry.
In this exciting program of biblical studies and archaeology, you will be introduced to the major finds of biblical archaeology as well as how archaeology is conducted with the latest methods and practices. You will also learn how to reveal the context of the Bible and how the people of the biblical world lived through an examination of their material culture and related ancient artifacts and texts.
Prepare for a terminal degree that leads to a career in archaeology. Acquire skills and engage in professional experiences that will equip you to practice archaeology in the field or to teach in a humanities-based discipline.
Earn a terminal degree that will give you the necessary experience and credentials to practice archaeology in the field or teach at the highest levels of academia.