Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary is a nonprofit, private institution of higher learning chartered by the State of Florida and governed by a Board of Trustees. We operate under the guidelines of Florida State Board of lndependent Colleges and Universities and are exempt from licensure by the State of Florida under section 246.085 (3)(a), Florida statutes.
Located in Jacksonville, FL at 5711 Wesconnett Blvd., our on campus program offers the opportunity for students to participate in classroom discussion and fellowship. In addition, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary has external study centers and offers an online program for students unable to attend classes on campus.
The mission of Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary is to equip and challenge its students to live out the principles of the inerrant, infallible, and sacred Word of God. It is the desire of JBTS to be a vital part of the preparation of each student for the ministry to which they have been called.
The seminary strives to assist and guide students who are committed to living, preaching, and teaching the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ serve with fervor, longsuffering, and integrity.
Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary is transdenominational and admits male and female students of any race, color, age, nationality, or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded to students by our administrative and educational policies. Students enroll in degree programs from a broad range of churches and racial backgrounds. Respect for all is a necessary quality of Christian testimony.