Equipping the leaders of Jacksonville churches for over Twenty-Five Years

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ABout us

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.

ADMISSIONS

ACADEMICS

ABOUT

Courses

BECOME A STUDENT

Local Faculty

Our professors, administrators, and students live, work, and serve in churches in and around the Jacksonville metro area. We’ve been here for over 25 years.

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Flexible Programs

With flexible program layouts, schedules, online and night classes, were available when you are. We’ve designed our programs to fit around your busy schedule.

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Personal Attention

We offer small class sizes to give you personal attention you deserve. Our professors get to know our students, invest in their success, and treat them as peers.

Practical Education

At JBTS we’re about equipping the church to be more effective. Our professors have years of practical ministry experience that they bring into every class they teach.

OUR PROGRAMS

undergraduate
Associate Degree
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 15 Credits Hours from the Old Testament
  • 15 Credits Hours from the New Testament
  • 15 Credits Hours from Doctrinal Studies
  • 15 Credits Hours from Ministry and Practical Skills studies
Bachelor Degree
  • Associate Degree in a relevant field of study with at least 60 Credits Hours
  • 15 Credits Hours from the Old Testament
  • 15 Credits Hours from the New Testament
  • 15 Credits Hours from Doctrinal Studies
  • 15 Credits Hours from Ministry and Practical Skills studies
GRADUATE
Master
  • Bachelor Degree in a relevant field of study with at least 120 Credits Hours
  • 6 Credits Hours from the Old Testament
  • 6 Credits Hours from the New Testament
  • 6 Credits Hours from Doctrinal Studies
  • 6 Credits Hours from Ministry and Practical Skills studies
  • 8 Credits Hours in independent research studies inclusive of 4 research projects
  • 4 Credits Hours in research and preparation of a Master Thesis in a related field
Doctor Degree
  • Master Degree in a relevant field of study with at least 36 Credits Hours
  • 6 Credits Hours from the Old Testament
  • 6 Credits Hours from the New Testament
  • 6 Credits Hours from Ministry and Practical Skills studies
  • 12 Credits Hours in independent research studies inclusive of 4 research projects
  • 6 Credits Hours in research and preparation of a Doctoral Dissertation

Our Courses

101 OT  OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY

140 OT  PSALMS

543 OT  THE PROPHETS OF OLD

200 NT  MATTHEW

229 NT  SURVEY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT I

295 NT  SERMON ON THE MOUNT

301 DS SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY I : KNOWING GOD

405 MPS  COMPARATIVE RELIGION

Local partnerships

JBTS is always seeking to foster new relationships within the local church community, and we’re pleased to announce that JBTS is now in full partnership with The Jacksonville Baptist Association. This new relationship will help to strengthen connections with existing Jacksonville area churches and provide new avenues for our students to attend JBA leadership training events and seminars. We’re excited to see what God will do in this new partnership.