1. Analyze biblical and theological writings at a level commensurate with other graduate students in religion programs. 
  2. Produce written work that portrays a knowledge of primary and secondary literature in the discipline. 
  3. Provide evidence of analytical and critical skills which are prerequisites to further graduate studies in the bible or theology. 
  4. Exegete biblical texts, utilizing sound hermeneutical principles. 
  5. Demonstrate the ability to do valid research which contributes to the knowledge base in the discipline of biblical studies and theology. 
  6. Differentiate between the three waves of spiritual renewal of the Pentecostal-Charismatic movement and identify their unique characteristics.
  7. Measure the contribution that Pentecostals-Charismatics have made to the debate on ecumenism with older denominations.
  8. Recognize the vast differences that exist in Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity as a global movement.
  9. Identify and critically assess the development of Pentecostal-Charismatic spirituality and theology.