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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rock of Ages College of Biblical Studies and Theological Seminary? 

Rock of Ages College of Biblical Studies and Theological Seminary is an extension of the Rock of Ages Ministries. It is an external studies program designed to better equip men and women to further the cause of Christ. 

Is Rock of Ages Ministries non-denominational? 

No! Rock of Ages Ministries is an Independent Baptist mission board. All of our missionaries are members of Independent Baptist churches. 

What Bible does Rock of Ages Ministries use? 

We hold strictly to the Authorized King James Version. No other version will be permitted for our missionaries or students of the Rock of Ages College of Biblical Studies and Theological Seminary. 

What if I answer questions requiring Bible quotes using a different version of the Bible? 

Your answer will be marked as incorrect. You are to follow the guidelines set forth in these studies. Many of the textbooks will have other versions quoted in them, (this is why we have a disclaimer in the front of every textbook stating that we do not agree with the other translations that are used in their text) but we want you to use the Authorized King James Bible for your quotes. 

Who is able to enroll in Rock of Ages Bible Institute? 

Any Christian, man or woman, who agrees with us scripturally, doctrinally, and that will agree to abide by the regulations/guidelines of this ministry, and is a member of a Baptist Church. 

Who is able to enroll in Rock of Ages College of Biblical Studies and Theological Seminary? 

Any Christian, man or woman, who agrees with us scripturally, doctrinally, and agrees to abide by the regulations/guidelines of this ministry, is a member of a Baptist Church, and has a High School Diploma or a G.E.D. 

Do you have on-campus students? 

No. All studies are external. 

May I transfer work from another college or receive credit for life experience? 

Yes. You can learn more about this under Admissions/Transfer of Credits. 

How may I obtain an official transcript of completed work through Rock of Ages College of Biblical Studies and Theological Seminary? 

Official transcripts will be provided only upon written request. The first copy will be at no charge. Additional requests will cost $5.00 each. 

Must I be a high school graduate to enroll? 

You may enroll in the Rock of Ages Bible Institute and work to receive a One Year Certificate of Biblical Studies, without a high school diploma or G.E.D. If you are a high school graduate or have a G.E.D., you may enroll in the degree program of the Rock of Ages College of Biblical Studies and Theological Seminary. 

Is there a Bachelor's Degree Program available for women? 

Yes. We are currently offering a Bachelor of Biblical Studies, Bachelor of Religious Education, and Bachelor of Theology. 

Is there a Master's Degree Program available for women? 

Yes. We are currently offering a Master of Biblical Studies, Master of Religious Education, and Master of Theology. 

Is there a Doctoral Degree Program available for women? 

Yes. We are currently offering a Doctor of Biblical Studies, Doctor of Religious Education, and Doctor of Theology. (Doctor of Ministry - men only) 

Do you accept credits for individual subjects transferred from a secular or state college?  

Yes, but only the English credits. This is a required subject even in our college due to the need of correct grammar being used in writing. For additional information download the Handbook/Catalog and look under the heading of: Life and Ministry Experience, and Transfer of Credits. 

Do you have formal graduations? 

Not at the present time. Due to this being an External Studies College, we have students that are literally around the world. We are at least in the planning stages of what we may be able to offer in the future.