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Ministry Begins Now

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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.

Master's Degrees

Master’s Degrees

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

Doctoral Degrees

Doctoral Degrees

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

Certificate Opportunities

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

Recent News

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FIRST-PERSON: Celebrating 200 stories of Everyday Evangelism

May 13
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Evangelistic discipleship yields fruit of salvation

May 11
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FROM THE PROFS: Student born again during Systematic Theology lecture

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Earn class credit while you attend #SBC21 in Nashville on June 13-16. Sign up for Baptist History course, “Southern Baptists,” taught by @drgwills. Visit for more info & to sign up for Southern Baptists: BPTST-4853-NSH (3 credits).

Where is God calling you? If God has called you to church planting, the M.Div. degree with a concentration in North American church planting, international church planting, or evangelism will equip you to fulfill God’s call on your life. Learn more:

You're invited to the Alumni & Friends Luncheon on Wed, June 16, following the morning session of #SBC21. The event will feature updates from Seminary Hill, a report from @AdamGreenway, & presentations of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni awards. Register now!

Today we celebrate 200 stories of God reaching and saving souls. "For our God is a God who saves, and as these stories reveal, from biblical times to modern day, He just keeps on saving."

Where is God calling you? If God has called you to teach children, youth, collegians, or adults in a local church, #SWBTS can equip you for the task. The Master of Arts in Christian Education offers specializations in age-graded ministries and more:

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