the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Curriculum Information

Ministry Th.M.

Curriculum


 

Graduate Research Seminar

2 hours

Foundations for Theological Studies

2 hours

5 Th.M. Courses

20 hours


Concentrations

  • Biblical Theology & Exegesis
  • Missions & Evangelism
  • Philosophy, Worldview, & Apologetics
  • Practical Theology
  • Theological and Historical Studies

The concentration of Practical Theology includes topics such as Leadership, Christian Preaching, Higher Education, Family Ministry, Biblical Counseling, and Biblical Spirituality. The Ministry Th.M. degree allows for more flexibility on taking online courses and finishing in the modular delivery. Students will take 4 courses in their major concentration and have one free elective. If a student decides to pursue further studies, only four hours will transfer into the Ph.D. program.

 

Research Th.M.

Curriculum


 

Graduate Research Seminar

2 hours

Foundations for Theological Studies

2 hours

3 Th.M. Courses

12 hours

2 Doctoral Seminars

8 hours

Thesis

2 hours


Concentrations

  • Biblical Studies
  • Biblical Theology
  • Church History
  • Missions & Evangelism*
  • New Testament
  • Old Testament
  • Philosophy, Worldview, & Apologetics
  • Practical Theology*
  • Systematic Theology

The programs with an asterisk are those which can be completed modularly. The rest of the degrees are residential in delivery. Students will take 2 Doctoral Seminars and 2 Th.M. courses in their major concentration and they have one free elective for the remaining Th.M. course. If a student decides to pursue further studies, only four hours will transfer into the Ph.D. program.

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