Degree Programs

 

Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary offers the Associate, Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels of study in Religious Education, Ministry, and Theology. A Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biblical studies is offered.

The degree programs of Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary are designed solely for religious vocations. The seminary does not provide any kind of employment placement services. We neither promise nor imply guarantee of employment, placements, or salary.

The following is a brief description of each field of study:

  • 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

 

Additional Requirements
  • Survey of the New Testament 229 NT
  • Survey of the Old Testament 100 OT
  • Doctrine of Man and Sin 300 DS
  • How to Study the Bible 817 MPS
  • 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

 

Additional Requirements (Religious Education, Ministry)
  • The Gospel of John 203 NT
  • The Pentateuch 174 OT
  • Names of God 320 DS
  • Personal Evangelism 404 MPS

 

Additional Requirements (Theology)
  • The Gospel of John 203 NT
  • The Pentateuch 174 OT
  • Names of God 320 DS
  • Systematic Theology I 301 DS
  • Homiletics I 402 MPS
  • 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

 

Additional Requirements (Religious Education)
  • Prison Epistles 281 NT
  • Psalms 140 OT
  • Teaching Techniques 406 MPS

 

Additional Requirements (Ministry)
  • Prison Epistles 281 NT
  • Psalms 140 OT
  • Homiletics I 402 MPS

 

Additional Requirements (Theology)
  • Prison Epistles 281 NT
  • Psalms 140 OT
  • Homiletics I 402 MPS
Doctor Degree Programs (Religious Education, Ministry)
  • 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
Doctor of Theology Program
  • Doctor Degree in a relevant field with at least 36 Credits Hours
  • 12 Credits Hours in independent research studies inclusive of 4 research projects
  • 8 Credits Hours in research and preparation of a Doctoral Dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies
  • Doctor of Theology Degree
  • Credits Hours in independent research studies in various themes of the Bible
  • Credits Hours in research and preparation of a Doctoral Dissertation

Tuition Rates

 

To make a tuition payment, please visit our Payment page.  All tuition payments are subject to our refund policy.

Academic Calendar

 

The following represents the approximate monthly calendar of events in a given year. Exact dates may be obtained by contacting the registrar’s office in Jacksonville.
Resident and external students may enroll at any time during the year and may proceed with their studies at their own pace.

Term Class Schedule
Winter Term January to March
Summer Term May to August
Late Summer Term August to October
Fall Term October to December

Faculty

Professors Education

 

Dr. James V. Crosby, President

Bachelor of Arts, Communication and Journalism, University of Florida, 1973

Master of Theology, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008

Doctor of Ministry, Jacksonville Baptist Theological seminary, 2008

Doctor of Theology, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2009

Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2010

 

Dr. Stanford B. Kruse, Vice President

Bachelor of Divinity, Bible Baptist Seminary Ft. Worth, TX 1948

Master of Theology, Bible Baptist Seminary, Ft. Worth, TX, 1949

Doctor of Divinity, Heritage Baptist University, Indianapolis, Ohio, 1981

Doctor of Theology, North Florida Baptist Theological Seminary, 1985

Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Archaeology, Great Commission School of   Theology, 1985

Doctor of Religious Education, Jubilee International Bible College, 1989

 

Dr. Ray VanderWal, Vice President, Director of South Florida Studies

Bachelor of Biblical Theology, International Bible Institute, 1961

Bachelor of Theology, Tennessee Temple University, 1976

Master of Theology, International Bible Institute, 1981

Doctor of Ministry, North Florida Baptist Theological Seminary, 1988

Doctor of Theology, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 1994

 

Dr. Robert Ball, Adjunct Professor

Master of Arts in biblical Studies, Luther Rice Seminary, 2002

Doctor of Ministry, Luther Rice Seminary, 2010

Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership, Regent University, 2016

 

Dr. Dwight Brinkley, Adjunct Professor, Professor

Bachelor of Ministry, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2010

Master of Ministry, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011

Doctor of Ministry, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012

 

Dr. E. Winson Butler, Adjunct Professor

Bachelor of Ministry, Luther Rice Seminary, 1979

Bachelor of Religious Education, International Bible Institute & Seminary, 1980

Master of Theology, International Bible Institute & Seminary, 1982

Doctor of Theology, International Bible Institute & Seminary, 1984

 

Dr. Daniel O. Davis, Adjunct Professor

Bachelor of Arts, Stetson University, 1959

Bachelor of Divinity, Southwestern Theological Seminary, 1963

Master of Sacred Theology, New York Theological Seminary, 1977

Doctor of Ministry, Columbia Theological Seminary, 1987

 

 

Dr. Barry Steve Malone, Adjunct Professor

Master of Religious Education, North Florida Baptist Theological Seminary, 1987

Doctor of Religious Education, North Florida Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989

Doctor of Theology, North Florida Baptist Theological Seminary, 1991

Doctor of Religious Education, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 1994

 

Dr. Eugene McCormick, Adjunct Professor

Doctor of Education and Leadership, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

 

Dr. Edward Hershell Spears, Adjunct Professor

Bachelor of Arts, Mid-Continent University, 1995

Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2000

Doctor of Ministry, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2015

 

James Troy Stewart (Jimbo), Adjunct Professor

Bachelor of Fine Arts, William Carey college, 2004

Master of Divinity, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012

Doctor of Ministry in Church Revitalization in progress

 

Dr. Roy J. Vining, Adjunct Professor

Bachelor of Business Administration, University of North Florida, 1985

Bachelor of Theology, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008

Master of Theology, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2009

Doctor of Ministry, Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary, 2010