the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Sample Prospectuses

Detailed information on how to format and structure your prospectus can be found in The Southern Seminary Manual of Style. Style templates for Microsoft Word, Mellel, and LibreOffice can be found here.

Broadly, the prospectus should include the following sections:

  1. Introduction
  2. Thesis
  3. Background
  4. Methodology
  5. Proposed outline or tentative table of contents
  6. Bibliography
  7. Vita

For more help developing a prospectus, see below a number of exemplary prospectuses across a range of concentrations that have been approved:

School of Theology

Billy Graham School

School of Church Ministries

That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.