1. Satisfactory completion of 36  credit hours in Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins.
2. A final grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required. Transfer students must take a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours at Nyack College.
3. Successful completion of the proficiency examinations in Koiné Greek, Post-biblical Hebrew and Modern Hebrew
4. Successful completion of the comprehensive examination in Second Temple History/Literature and the New Testament.