It's not just about convenience. It's about connections—whether you're in Memphis, Tennessee, or Memphis, Egypt. You not only get access to a world-class education—anytime, anywhere—you're also connected with MABTS faculty who are committed to being involved in students' lives.
Yes. Mid-America is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary is a Christian institution whose primary purpose is to provide graduate theological training for effective service in church-related and missions vocations. Applicants to the Seminary must have professed Christ as Savior for at least one year before registration. Maturity of character, personal integrity, and commitment to Christian service are necessary for acceptable study in the Seminary.
As many as you like. You can take one course, or an entire degree.
All associates, bachelors, and masters degrees are now available online at Mid-America.
While we are Southern Baptist by theology and adhere to the Baptist Faith & Message, you do not have to be a Southern Baptist to attend Mid-America. For more information about admissions requirements, visit the Admissions section of our site.
Yes, as long as the courses fit into their degree program. To be certain, please check with the institution to which you want to transfer the credit before enrolling in an online course.
You can find a list of current course offerings here.
Mid-America offers Fall courses that begin in August, and Spring courses that begin in January.
Each online course lasts 16 weeks.
You can request more information here.
Certain courses employ online chats at the professor’s discretion.
Yes, 99% of Mid-America’s online course content is asynchronous, which means that you access the materials when it fits best with your schedule. You will have to keep up with the course work on a weekly basis. Professors assign specific dates for the completion of papers, projects, and assignments.
Contact the Dean of the Online Program, Dr. Matthew Akers, or the Director of Admissions, at 901.751.3077.
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Alumni may register here to have their resume loaded into our career center. Allow us to connect you with churches looking for qualified personnel.
Witness One:Seven Report
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Witness One:Seven Report
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