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At Southwestern Seminary, ministry begins now. The church needs leaders with deep theological knowledge and hands-on ministry experience. Here, you’ll get both. If you’re called to take the next step, there’s no better place to start.

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Master’s Degrees

Serve in the local church, on the mission field, or anywhere else God calls you.

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Further your scholarship and your ministry with research and professional degrees.

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Certificate Opportunities

Find focused training opportunities for your area of ministry.

“The chief concern of the church and its ministry should be the salvation of men. This concern should not be localized nor nationalized. It should extend to all places and to all men. It should be as broad as the world and as wide as humanity.”

B.H. Carroll
Founder and First President of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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The Ph.D. Program is a rigorous course of study that prepares individuals for careers in teaching, research, and writing and for various roles of leadership such as pastoral ministry, chaplaincy, or denominational leadership.

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