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Rigorous training for a lifetime of service

Southern offers a number of different degree programs and concentrations so that you can prepare for the ministry God has prepared for you.

Master of Divinity

Residential and Online

The basic professional degree program to provide education in a number of ministerial and theological disciplines, including the biblical languages.

Master of Arts

Residential and Online

These basic master’s level programs provide training and education for individuals to serve in a number of ministry and leadership roles.

Doctoral Studies

Residential and Online

Be equipped for ministry in a flexible format. Earn your M.Div. or M.A. completely online, learning from the same world-renowned faculty.


One of Southern Seminary’s distinguishing features is its faculty, whose contributions place Southern at the forefront of evangelical scholarship.

Meet the Faculty


The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is comprised of three separate schools — two premier graduate schools and an undergraduate college.

School of Theology

The School of Theology provides the highest quality training in the foundational disciplines of ministry and scholarship, including biblical studies, systematic theology, church history, and preaching.

Billy Graham School

The Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry is the largest Great Commission school in the world, dedicated to training pastors and laypersons for effective church and cross-cultural ministry.

Boyce College

Boyce College provides serious undergraduate education for students who will serve the church and engage the culture from a convictional and biblical worldview, regardless of the challenges before them.

Are you ready to become a pastor, counselor, or church leader who is Trusted for Truth?

Apply now for fall studies

Classes begin in August