The Biblical Studies Diploma Program is an intensive series of courses that allow an individual to earn a diploma and equip them for full-time ministry in just twenty-four weeks! Each Saturday, students will complete an entire course in only one day that is generally reserved for an entire semester. After six months, the individual will have completed twelve college level courses which equip for various ministry roles. The all-inclusive program cost is only $1,795.00 with an interest-free monthly payment plan. For students who wish to prepay their tuition in full, there is an additional 10% discount which brings the total cost to $1,616.00. All diploma programs feature the following:

  • Student Tuition & Fees
  • All Course Guides & Materials
  • 24 Continuing Education Units
  • Commencement Program
  • Graduation cap, gown, and tassel
  • Diploma in custom leatherette holder
  • TVMI alumni t-shirt
  • Ordination Certificate through TVM
  • Official Transcripts with school seal

  • The diploma program in Biblical Studies consists of 228 clock hours of instruction and prepares students for a diverse variety of ministry opportunities. Career options for graduates include preaching, youth ministry, executive leadership, church planting, church administration, or missions. The following courses are required for successful completion of the program:


    BIBL 101

    Survey of the Old Testament I

    BIBL 120

    Beginning Hebrew

    BIBL 102

    Survey of the Old Testament II

    BIBL 121

    Beginning Greek

    BIBL 105

    Survey of the New Testament I

    BIBL 201


    BIBL 110

    Survey of the New Testament II

    BIBL 202


    BIBL 115

    Foundations of Biblical Hermeneutics

    BIBL 205


    THEO 101

    Principles of Systematic Theology I

    BIBL 210


    THEO 102

    Principles of Systematic Theology II

    BIBL 215

    Daniel & Revelation

    THEO 105

    History of the Christian Church I

    MINI 102

    Introduction to Global Missiology

    THEO 110

    History of the Christian Church II

    MINI 115

    Foundations of Pastoral Leadership

    MINI 101

    Foundations of Personal Evangelism

    MINI 120

    Introduction to Youth Ministry

    MINI 105

    Introduction to Creation Science

    MINI 121

    Principles of Homiletics *

    MINI 110

    Principles of Christian Apologetics

    PACO 101

    Introduction to Pastoral Counseling

    * Female students may elect to substitute this course with MINI 202, Women in Ministry.