Where to Train

A. Bible, Theology, & Biblical Languages:

Bob Jones University
1700 Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greenville, SC 29614
Ph. (803) 242-5100
Admissions: (800) BJ-AND-ME
Website: www.bju.edu
E-mail: [email protected]

Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
4801 Allen Road
Allen Park, MI 48101-2913
Ph. (313) 381-0111
Admissions: (800) 866-0111
Website: www.dbts.edu

Central Baptist Theological Seminary
900 Forestview Lane N. at Hwy. 55
Plymouth, MN 55441
Ph. (612) 417-8250
Admissions: (800) 827-1043
Website: www.centralseminary.edu
E-mail: [email protected]

Faith Baptist Bible College and Seminary
1900 N.W. Fourth St.
Ankeny, IA 50021
Ph. (515) 964-0601
Admissions: (800) FAITH4U
Website: www.faith.edu
E-mail: [email protected]

Maranatha Baptist University
745 West Main Street
Watertown, WI 53094
Ph. (920) 206-2323
Admissions: (800) 622-2947
Website: www.mbu.edu
E-mail: [email protected]

B. Linguistics:

Bob Jones University offers various linguistic courses as part of their normal academic semesters and a course in Bible translation every even-numbered year in May. They offer a linguistics minor on the undergraduate level and specialization in Bible translation on the graduate level. More information about the courses is available at the following website: seminary.bju.edu

Bibles International also suggests that students consider various courses taught by SIL on the graduate level. SIL teaches graduate courses at two locations in the USA: Dallas International University, and Biola University. They also have programs in various countries around the world, including two in Canada (Canada Institute of Linguistics East at Tyndale University College and Canada Institute of Linguistics West at Trinity Western University) and one in Thailand (Payap University).

Further information is available from:

SIL Admissions Office
7500 W. Camp Wisdom Road
Dallas, TX 75236-5699
Ph. (800) 892-3356 or (972) 708-7494
Website: www.sil.org/training
E-mail: [email protected]

Several secular schools have linguistic programs that do not include Bible translation training, such as: University of Illinois, University of Wisconsin, Indiana University, Cornell University, Michigan State University, and UCLA.

C. Language Learning Techniques:

Mission Training International
PO Box 50110
Colorado Springs, CO 80949
Ph. (800) 896-3710
Website: www.mti.org
E-mail: [email protected]