Equipping Biblical Leaders to Light the Way

REFLECTING THE LIGHT OF CHRIST. Mid-America is preparing the next generation of church leaders to take the Good News into the world. Standing on the inerrancy and sufficiency of Scripture, you’ll be ready to shine His light with good works that glorify our Father in heaven. As a living testimony of God’s love for His people, you’ll light the way.

Missions
We’re known for producing missions-minded students who preach, teach, and reach the world for Christ.
Evangelism
We desire to change the world for Jesus’ sake by sharing the Good News throughout our city and our world.
Leadership
We are committed to equipping Biblical leaders who reflect the light of God’s Word.
Bible
We champion the sufficiency of Scripture and teach every subject through the lens of a Christian worldview.
Discipleship
We seek to be like Christ and follow Him.
Service
We are the hands and feet of Jesus Christ as we follow His example to reach and serve others.
Community
We are a family of forever friends, fellowshipping in the common bond of Christ and His Gospel.
IMPACTING THE WORLD: Students are committed to making a world of difference for Christ.
Students impacting the world
AFFORDABLE & EXCELLENT: Mid-America offers an affordable, quality seminary education online or on campus.
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ENGAGED IN OUR CITY: Seminary students and faculty serve in a variety of settings around Memphis.
ACTIVE IN MINISTRY: 90% of our alumni are still active in ministry. Come join them.
MABTS graduates with certificates

Experience the Mid-America Difference

The relational, hands-on experience at Mid-America makes a difference for the future of our graduates. Here is just a glimpse of what you’ll find here.

  • Practical Missions: Students engage in regular evangelism through our Witness One:Seven program.
  • Engaged Faculty: Our expert faculty know students personally, working alongside them as co-laborers for Christ.
  • Affordable Tuition: Our unique financial aid model ensures that financial debt will never hold you back from pursuing a call to ministry. In fact, 100% of our students avoid federal student loan debt.

“MABTS is committed to sharing Jesus, strengthening believers both locally and internationally. I have enjoyed my studies, and the examples of professors committed to the Great Commission are inspiring.”
Isaias Uaene, PhD candidate
“I chose Mid-America because it has a great staff and a passion for missions and seeing people come to know Jesus! ”
Jacob Simmons, Master of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry
“I chose Mid-America because I’d heard great things about the Seminary and staff. I felt led to attend to learn more about the Bible and to become more equipped for ministry.”
Laveil Rucker, Master of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry

Degree Options

Master’s Programs

Our MDIV and Master of Arts programs allow you to customize your degree with one of several tracks.

Doctoral Programs

Interested in earning an advanced professional degree in ministry? Explore our Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Ministry degree programs.

Online Programs

With our master’s programs, you can take one course or the entire program fully online. Connect with accredited, world-class education anytime, anywhere.

The College at Mid-America

Our College provides an affordable opportunity to earn a fully accredited associate or bachelor’s degree.

All degree programs are available online.


Featured News

  • 2024 Alumni & Friends SBC Luncheon, June 12, in Indianapolis

    Making a road trip to Indy for the SBC? Make a pit stop at the Mid-America Alumni & Friends SBC Luncheon, June 12, in Indianapolis.

  • Tickets Now Available for Mid-America Passion Play 2024

    Tickets are now available for the Mid-America Passion Play, March 21–24, which returns to the Mid-South in 2024 under the direction of Dr. James D. Whitmire. Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Crossroads Baptist Church, and Love Worth Finding join together again for this presentation.

  • Arkansas Prison Initiative Breaks Ground

    A groundbreaking was held recently, for the new prison seminary building at the Varner Unit of the Arkansas Department of Corrections, a high security prison in Lincoln County. Mid-America’s Arkansas Prison Initiative is the first in the state that prepares graduates to become field ministers, whose role is to assist prison chaplains by ministering to inmates inside prison walls. 

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 19
    Adrian Rogers Preaching Conference 2024
    Equipping Biblical Leaders to Light the Way REFLECTING THE LIGHT OF CHRIST. Mid-America is preparing the next generation of church leaders to take the Good News into the world. Standing on the inerrancy and sufficiency of Scripture, you’ll be ready to shine His light with good works that glorify our Father in heaven. As a […] , Campus, 2095 Appling Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38016
  • Aug 19
    Founders’ Days 2024
    Equipping Biblical Leaders to Light the Way REFLECTING THE LIGHT OF CHRIST. Mid-America is preparing the next generation of church leaders to take the Good News into the world. Standing on the inerrancy and sufficiency of Scripture, you’ll be ready to shine His light with good works that glorify our Father in heaven. As a […] , Campus, 2095 Appling Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38016

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