At Southern Seminary you will have the opportunity to study under leading scholars, develop spiritually, and gain hands-on experience in ministry.

Degree Programs


Master of Divinity

The basic professional degree programs provide education for persons to serve as pastors, chaplains, missionaries, evangelists, Christian educators, Christian leaders, church musicians, worship leaders, campus ministers, denominational ministers, and many other vocations.

Master of Arts

The basic master’s level programs provide education for persons to serve as Christian educators, leaders, counselors, cross-cultural workers, church musicians, worship leaders, youth and campus ministers, and many other vocations.


Professional Doctoral

The goal of the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program at Southern Seminary is to sharpen leaders, to strengthen churches, and to impact our world with the message of Jesus Christ.

Research Doctoral

The purpose of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program is to give students an opportunity to prepare for effective leadership in areas requiring advanced Christian scholarship and the application of scholarship to ministry.


Boyce College

Boyce College was founded upon the Bible college structure in order to train students in biblical studies and theological disciplines. It is designed to prepare persons who sense the need to be equipped for variety of God-called ministries.

Additional Programs


Master of Divinity

This program involves approximately two years of study on campus (65 hours) and two or three years of church planting in an international missions setting.



Diploma programs are offered for students who cannot enroll in a master’s degree program because they do not have a baccalaureate degree


Women’s Programs

At Southern Seminary we recognize the vital role that women play in God’s Kingdom. To that end, we’ve created a variety of special programs and ministries to address women’s special needs and talents.