“Our great responsibility is to provide quality theological education for ministry to anyone, anywhere.”
– Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr.
Southern Seminary President
Southern Seminary offers an extensive course catalog online.
40% of Southern Seminary’s student body is online only.
Students from all over the world are being equipped for ministry.
Members of SBC churches receive this discounted tuition rate.
Online learning offers flexible course options that fit students’ schedules without compromising academic integrity.
This format combines the online learning experience with an intensive, two-day session on the Louisville campus.
With the Ministry Apprenticeship Program (MAP), students can receive course credit through qualified ministry internships in local churches.
Choose from a variety of locations around the world. The Bevin Center for Missions Mobilization provides training, logistical preparation, support, and post-trip briefing.
Stay closer to home by learning at an extension center. These locations offer a shorter commute for many students who want to take courses without relocating to Louisville.
Southern offers classes in accordance with select major conferences throughout the country. Students can earn course credit while experiencing all that a conference has to offer.
J-term courses are intensive classes held in between semesters at the Louisville campus. These classes meet together in either one or two-week blocks during winter and summer breaks.
Southern Seminary Online Learning helps students from Mumbai to Memphis earn a Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree by taking online classes with the same world-class faculty that teaches on campus.
Online Learning strives to serve you and exceed your learning expectations while you study with Southern’s faculty, world renowned evangelical scholars who have a heart for teaching students.
Online courses provide you with learning where you need it, when you need it. We provide flexible course options that fit your schedule without compromising academic integrity.
Our online courses harness pedagogical and technological innovation to provide you with a high-tech, high-touch, highly relational online learning experience to equip you for ministry.
“I’ve worked with students serving as chaplain on a Navy warship, missionaries serving in closed countries, and more.”
Southern Seminary Online seeks to offer a high quality online learning experience at an affordable price.
Get the answers to many of your questions about the online learning experience at Southern Seminary.
Need help with your application? Don’t hesitate to contact the Admissions Office.
We are open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.
Phone: 1 (800) 626-5525, Ext. 4200
Chandler Snyder completed his M.Div. while serving in Madagascar with the International Mission Board.
“Global Campus has allowed me to continue learning while teaching Scripture in the villages,” he said.
Global Campus students can earn course credit while they serve around the globe through the Ministry Apprenticeship Program (MAP).
Churches participating in this program allow students to receive course credit through qualified ministry internships. MAP provides a direct avenue to combine study with supervised service in a local ministry context.Learn More
Integrative Seminar I offers supervised ministry experience focused on the development of leadership competencies.
Integrative Seminar II focuses on the development of preaching competencies.
Integrative Seminar III concentrates on the development of competencies related to faithful and effective outreach and missions.
“Many of us couldn’t go to school full-time, yet we’re called to minister now… When I saw an extension center sign, I walked in to ask questions.”