About Online Bible Institute

For more information, contact Sam Barsoum, Online Bible Institute Director

Phone: 918.495.6739
Fax: 918.495.6177
E-mail: sbarsoum@oru.edu


The ORU Bible Institute Online is designed for Christians who desire intensive training in Biblical Studies, Theology and Practical Ministries, especially for pastors and lay persons who cannot leave their community to study at ORU. When you complete a program you will receive a certificate or diploma from the Oral Roberts University Online Bible Institute.  You can work toward two successive certificate levels:

  • 19-credit General Theological Studies Certificate.
  • Diploma of Theological Studies (33 credit hours).

The ORU Online Bible Institute provides certificate and diploma curriculum, materials and lecture notes for nearly 50 courses prepared by our great faculty and other qualified professionals.  You will work with Adjunct Faculty Members of Oral Roberts University who have an accredited Masters or Doctorate degree. Courses are in a 12-lesson format through online delivery.  

Costs of the Program

  • Application Fee (one time fee) $35.
  • Tuition (per 3 credit course) $330.
  • Ministry Practicum Tuition (one-credit) $110.
  • Online Technology Fee (per semester) $30.


Apply to the Online Bible Institute

To start the application process, download and complete the Online Bible Institute Application. Send your completed application to Sam Barsoum at:

Email: sbarsoum@oru.edu

Fax: 918.495.6177

Mail: ORU Online Campus, Attn: Sam Barsoum, 7777 S. Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74171 

To get personalized consultation about the enrollment process, please contact the Online Bible Institute Director:
Sam Barsoum
Phone: 918.495.6739
Email: sbarsoum@oru.edu



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