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North Georgia Administrative Offices
1000 Johnson Ferry Road Suite C-115
Marietta, Georgia 30068
Phone:  770-321-1606   Fax: 770-321-5363

Classes Meet at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

955 Johnson Ferry Road

Marietta, Georgia 30068


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North Georgia Extension Center



North Georgia Faculty & Staff

Dr. Angie Bauman - Director of Student Services,

Assistant Professor of Christian Education

Dr. Bong Soo Choi - Director of the KTI Program,

Professor of New Testament and Greek

Dr. Ken Ellis - Director of Phillips State Prison Program

Dr. Peter Kendrick - Associate Regional Dean of AL/GA and Director of NGA Center,

Professor of Theology & Culture

Dr. Jong Gil Lee - Director of Korean D. Min. Program,

Assistant Professor of Expository Preaching

Dr. Michael Sharp - Master of Arts Worship Program Coordinator,

Professor of Worship Studies

Paul Chung - NGA Information Technology Engineer

Trina Dofflemyer - NGA Advisor and Student Services Coordinator

Ae Rhan Lee - Administrative Assistant for KTI Program

Dan McLaughlin - (Volunteer) NGA Student Care Liaison

Soyoen Park - Administrative Assistant for Korean Doctorate of Ministry Program

Mike Pattillo - NGA Business Manager

Helen Shin - NGA Extension Center Librarian

Ae Rhan Lee - Administrative Assistant

Dr. Robert Wilson -(Volunteer) African American Certificate Center Coordinator

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NGA Important Announcement 

Adding and Dropping Classes, please click here :

Please be aware that a $20 per course drop fee and a $10 per course add fee will be charged to your account.
(***Please note that if you are a Leavell College student, you must ask to Mrs. Trina (NGA Advisor: ) in order to drop or add a course during the drop/add period.) 
This form is for Graduate students of NOBTS only. THIS FORM IS ONLY VALID FOR SPRING CLASSES. If you have questions, please email 

Drop/Add Deadline : Jan. 30 2015


All students planning to graduate must first apply for graduation. 

The deadline for May Graduation is February 17th. 

 The form will no longer accept submission post the deadline. If you miss the deadline please contact the registrar's office directly as soon as possible. All students submitting their graduation application form after the deadline will be charged a $35 late graduation application fee. 

Please fill out this form accurately; it will be used for the Graduation ceremony and the printing of your diploma.

If you have any questions regarding Graduation, please contact the Registrar’s Office at

Are you experiencing financial Stress?

Is your debt hindering your ministry?

                          Do you want to learn to use a budget?

         Do you need a strategy for funding your education?

If yes, sign up for our small groups now!

Meeting Dates:

January 26, February 9 and 23, March 9 and 30, April 13 and 27, and May 11

Group Times:

Morning Group meets 7:30am-9:00am

Evening Group meets 6:00pm-7:30pm

Group Facilitator: Tommy Ferguson

Meeting Place: Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

To sign up for a group, please click here: PREP Financial Small Group

Materials are FREE to students. 

For more information contact, Dr. Angie Bauman at  or 770.321.1606, press 5.

There is a social connection (Twitter & Facebook ) on our NGA website. 
We would like to encourage you to  use our social media with the following reasons:

1. Social media make us build relationships with students, faculty, and staffs.

2. Using social media can spiritually encourage and comfort others.

3. It is very useful for students to be able to attend all school activities and school events.

4. This helps the teachers and students all stay on the same page about what is going on at school. 

5. Cancellation of the class, due to a heavy winter weather, will be notified by this social media  to our students.

 Please click here to access to the NGA social media :

Twitter visit: @NOBTSGeorgia
Facebook visit: /NOBTS.Georgia

Coming April 2015 Evangelism Workshop
Two weekends to be determined Friday & Saturday.
B.A. Personal Evangelism
M.Div. Supervised Ministry 1
Special Events Classes
We will pair up with African American churches in Noonday Baptist Association and some of their members for evangelizing their communities.

Please click here for sign up: Evangelism Workshop April 2015

For more information, please contact Dr. Victor Benavides (770-500-8999, or email at ).

Spring 2015 Undergraduate/Graduate Registration Guide
The Spring 2015 schedule has been posted into the Power-campusYou will be able to access your Self Serve account to register for classes (Contact: if you cannot access  to your Self Serve account). 
Available Online courses in Spring 2015.
Please click here : Leavell College Online Schedule 
Please click here:  Graduate Program Online Schedule 
Please click here to register: Registration for Spring 2015 Semester 
 You will be able to access your Self Serve account to register for classes (Contact: if you cannot access  for your registration).
                           1) Check out the Registration Procedures Document for Help!
                           2) Watch a Video Registration Tutorial - Click here
                           3) Create a Payment Plan with Official Payment
NGA Spring 2015 schedules are now available 
Please click here : NGA Spring 2015 Schedule

BACE- Baptist Association of Christian Educatiors Annual meeting-Get a credit for MDiv CE and MACE courses

If you're pursuing a MDivCE or MACE the course, please attend to the Baptist Association of Christian Educators Annual Meeting. 
This conference would count as a Christian Education Elective Course for graduate students. If you are pursuing a MDiv (standard), the course would count as a Free elective. If you are pursuing a MDivCE or MACE, the course would count as a CE elective. 
Date: April 9-10, 2015
Location: Johnson Ferry Baptist Church 
Theme: "Cure for the Common Christian Educator: Prescriptions for Spiritual, Family and church Health"

Prominent Student Pastors Launch 2015 Summer Camp

More than 200 teenagers are expected to attend the camp in Talladega, AL
6th-12th grade students will have the opportunity to connect with youth ministries across the southern region and most importantly, have a life-altering encounter with Christ.
RElease, REload and watch God REveal!
The camp's founder, Pastor Chip Luter, pastor Jeff Wallace will teamed-up for this camp.
Where: Shocco Springs Conference Center, Talladega, AL
When: June 1-5, 2015
Social Media:
Contact: Joy Pigg, Camp Diretor
              Dudley C. Grady, Jr., communications Coordinator
              Ph. (323) 45R-ESET [323-457-3738]

The MOVE Conference is coming back to Johnson Ferry in 2015


Compelled by the gospel until the whole world hears.

Speakers Include: 

Bryant Wright : Senior Pastor – Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

Danny Akin : President – Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Vance Pitman : Senior Pastor – Hope Church – Las Vegas

Maryam Rostampour & Marziyeh Amirizadeh :Authors, Captive in Iran

Nathan Shank : Church Planter – International Mission Board

Bobby Smith : Worship Leader – Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

For more information, please contact Allison Rickard ( )  

Important Dates To Remeber

Spring Semester Academic Events

Martin Luther King Day (No classes; offices closed) --January 19, 2015, 

Class Begins (Including Internet classes, Tuesday, and Thursday classes)--January 20, 2015

Last Day to Drop/Add--January 30, 2015

Last Day to Apply for May or July Graduation--February  16, 2015

Mardi Gras (Offices closed; no classes)--February  17, 2015

March Academic Workshop  (March 23-27, 2015)

Registration  for March Academic Workshop --December 23, 2014-February 23, 2015

March Academic Workshop ----March 23-27, 2015

Spring Break {Offices open} ---March  23-27, 2015

Application Deadline for Fall 2015 Grant -- 2015 April  1-30, 2015

Good Friday (Offices closed) - April 3, 2015

Final Examinations for Monday Only Classes---May 11, 2015

Final Examinations for Tuesday Only Classes-- May 12, 2015

Final Examinations for Wednesday Only Classes-- May 13, 2015

Final Examinations for Thursday Only Classes--May 14, 2015

Spring Internet Courses Final Exam Deadline--May 14, 2015

Spring Semester Graduation Activities(GRADUATE PROGRAM)

President's Reception (5:30-7:00 pm)---Thursday, May 14, 2015

Graduate Program Graduation Rehearsal (2:30 pm)--Friday, May 15, 2015

Graduate School Spring Graduation  (10:00 am)-Saturday, May 16, 2015

Spring Graduation Activities( LEAVELL COLLEGE)

Leavell College Spring Graduation Rehearsal (2:30 pm) Thursday, May 14, 2015

President’s Reception (5:30 - 7:00 pm) Thursday, May 14, 2015

Leavell College Spring Graduation (10:00 am) Friday, May 15, 2015

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The Gatekeeper

The Gatekeeper is updated weekly during the semester and provides the following information: seminary wide announcements, important dates, and current ministry positions sent to the main campus CMR. Click HERE for The Gatekeeper. 

For information specific to Georgia centers, check for updates on this site, NOBTS Georgia Facebook, NOBTS Georgia Twitter, and email blast sent from the NGA center. If you are not receiving emails and would like to join the email list please contact

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NGA Library 

The NGA library has approximately 27,000 books including journals and some audio-visual materials and the collection keeps growing. Also, don’t forget – the resources of the main campus library are also available to extension center students

Click HERE for more information on the NGA Library. 

Click HERE for updated resources information. 

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Click HERE for the Fall 2014 Orientation Guide. 

Orientation is a graduation requirement for all students. If you are a new student that has been accepted to attend NOBTS for an undergraduate or graduate degree please email  to register for Orientation. Or if you are a current student and for some reason you have not attended the required Orientation you may email to register for orientation or for more information.

Student Absence Policies

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Ministry Opportunities

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

"Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Gainesville, GA is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Minister of Children

  • The position will be part time with 15-20 hours a week.
  • Responsibilities include:
    • leading and implementing the children's ministry (recruiting and training volunteers)
    • coordinating special events for the children's ministry 
    • running the overall children's ministry of the church
  • The candidate should be spiritually mature, flexible and visionary, and committed to being a team player with the rest of the staff to fulfill the mission and vision of the church.

All interested individuals please send a resume or questions to Stacy Phillips by email at or 3650 Browns Bridge Rd. Gainesville, GA 30504."

"Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Gainesville, GA is seeking young adults with musical talent who would like to use their talents in a new Wednesday night worship gathering we are doing. This is a new ministry we are doing on Wednesday night to reach people in our community who can't or don't attend church on Sunday, or others who want to join us for worship during the week. We are looking for a keyboardist, drummer, and other instrumentalist. If interested email Stacy Phillips at"

Shady Grove Baptist Church **Updated**
Shady Grove Baptist Church is seeking a part time worship leader with a blended style of worship (hymns and contemporary) and a part time pianist to serve their congregation. Resume's may be sent via snail mail to Shady Grove Baptist Church, 1654 Bells Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30066 via email to Pastor Oliver Bass,, or call 770-428-0216.
Also, Shady Grove Baptist Church is looking for a group of students interested in reaching out to the community. Potentially passing out flyers and other ideas to reach the surrounding community. Please email Pastor Oliver Bass, or call his cell 678-953-2608.
Westside Baptist Church

Minister to Students - Part-time (20 hours/week) $200 week

Principal Function: The minister to students is responsible to the church, supervised by the senior pastor and accountable for developing a comprehensive program of student teaching and discipleship training.

Job Description for Part-time Minister to Students

 1. Promote spiritual growth and Christ-likeness among the youth

2. Plan and implement a strategy to reach the unsaved youth in the area

3. Oversee all the youth programs and ministries

4. Coordinate and administer Sunday School and Wednesday night teaching times

5. Meet regularly with the Student Booster Club and coordinate youth activities

6. Have a set time of availability to the youth for personal counseling and encouragement

7. Plan and implement fun activities for the youth

Compensation: $10.83 /hour for an average of 20 hours a week = $433 every pay period

Minister of Music/Worship – Part-time (15 hours/week) $200 week

1. Plan the music portion of the Sunday morning worship.

2. Schedule necessary practices to insure the praise team performs with excellence

3. Monitor performance of praise team members to ensure praise team guidelines are being met and appropriate level of preparation and commitment is being provided.

4. Provide coverage and scheduling for any special events or services such as Christmas or Easter

5. Recruit and work with vocal praise team members

6. Work closely with the pastor on song selection

7. Implement the dress guidelines set by the pastor and deacons

8. Have an ongoing discipleship relationship with praise team that helps prepare them spiritually for their Sunday morning responsibilities.

Compensation: $200 for 15 hours a week

Westside Baptist Church is located at 4900 Floyd Rd, Mableton, GA  30126. Visit for more information. Interested individuals may send a resume to or call 770.948.0121 for more information. 

Clairmont Hills Baptist Church

Ministry Internship - Decatur, Georgia

Intern positions at Clairmont Hills Baptist Church serve a dual purpose: first, they allow persons training for ministry vocations opportunities for hands-on experience in a church setting; second, they allow our church to receive the benefit of the ministry.

Each internship is custom designed to meet the needs and schedules of both the intern and the church. The overall term of the internship is flexible and will be determined in advance. In general, it is envisioned that the intern will be actively involved in ministry work and leadership for 10-15 hours per week during the term of the internship.

Our current internship will major on leadership in youth ministry but will provide other opportunities as needed and desired by the candidate and the church. A small monthly stipend is provided. For more information, please contact Pastor Fred O. Pitts by email at

Wisdom Hunters


Title: Marketing/Ministry Assistant
For: Wisdom Hunters

Job Class: Part Time (24hrs Weekly)
Work Days: (Flexible)

The Marketing/Ministry Support Assistant is charged with supporting our team in all areas: marketing, administration, web development, social campaigns, book
The core objective is to provide extraordinary support to our marketing efforts. Additional responsibilities would center upon administration needs.

Timing - September 2014 through January 2015
Compensation - $10/hr

Please send resume with at least 3 references to Bethany Thoms:

First Baptist Church of Emerson

First Baptist Church of Emerson is looking for a part-time Youth Minister. The position pays $15,000 and requires about 10-15 hours per week. Contact for more information. 

Endeavor Church at Hills Park

Endeavor Church at Hills Park will be formally launching in the spring of 2015, but  at this time, they have a regular service each Sunday at 11:30 AM.  Endeavor Church does a lot of evangelism/prayer walking and some Bible studies during the week. Endeavor Church at Hills Park is seeking interns or students needing some experience in children's ministry, music, discipleship, youth or evangelism, they have several places to plug students in. The church plant is a NAMB Send church, and a GBC church. Contact Keith Piecre for more information. 

First Baptist Newnan

Full Time Youth Pastor's position is available at First Baptist Newnan. Please send resume to Mike Emeott or to the Chairman of the serach team Mike Hendrix . 

Gilmer Christian Learning Center 

The Gilmer Christian Learning Center in Ellijay, GA seeks to hire a full time teacher.  This person must have a growing relationship with Jesus, a desire to serve in Christian ministry, and a love for High School Students.  The person will need to be willing to acquire a CDL.  Send Resume, Pastoral Reference and Testimony to Jennifer Colson ( ) send by Oct. 10th ( Please visit website for more information about their Release Time ministry. )

Sandy Springs Volunteer Opportunities

A start-up church in Sandy Springs is making a movie and is seeking musicians, actors, dancer, poets, etc. for Open Mic Talent Night and Coffeehouse. 

 We are also seeking volunteer set designers, painters, carpenters, handymen, etc. to work each Saturday (11-6) and Sunday (1-5).

As a filmmaker and songwriter, founder David Heavener’s heart is to create a community where people discover and share their talent to proclaim Jesus’s love and power.

The outreach will be primarily to

1.  Amateurs who know and want to proclaim the mission 

2.  Aspiring talent just arriving in town seeking a career in entertainment

3.  Professionals and established artists in the industry

Some of the needs include:

1. Used or Donated Coffeehouse equipment & supplies

2. Used or donated Sound System

3. Materials for building sets: paint, theatrical props, etc.

4. Website Designer/ Graphic Artist 

The church’s name is yet to be determined; the location is

 590 Mt. Vernon Hwy NE, Sandy Springs

The contact email is

Concord Baptist Church: Youth Pastor Needed
Position: Youth Pastor
Days Needed: Wed nts, Sundays, Some Fri nts & Saturdays
Church: Concord Baptist Church, 9670 Hwy 18, Concord, GA 30206
Pay:  To be discussed after mtg./comm.
Resumes to: &

Corinth Baptist Church

Member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Association of Georgia.

Meeting days: all Sunday mornings, all Sunday nights except 5th Sunday of the month, Prayer ,Meeting/Bible study 1/week. 

Sunday School 9:45am, Morning Service 11:00am, Evening Service 6:00pm. Prayer Meeting 7:30pm. 

King James Bible. Traditional Worship.


1st.  We believe in only one true and living God and a trinity of persons in the Godhead, the Father, Son and Holy Ghost, and there are not three Gods, but one God.

2nd.  We believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the word of God and the only rule for faith and practice.
3rd.  We believe in the fall of Adam and the imputation of his sins in posterity in the corruption of human nature and the impotency of man to recover himself by his free will and ability.
4th.  We believe the everlasting love of God to his People and the eternal election of a definite number of the human race to grace and glory, and there was a covenant of grace and redemption made between the Father and Son before the world began, in which their salvation is secure and they in particular are redeemed.
5th.  We believe that sinners are justified in the sight of God only by righteousness of Christ imputed into them.
6th.  We believe that all those chosen in Christ will be effectually called by the Spirit and Power of God, so that they shall persevere in grace and not one of them finally lost.
7th.  We believe that good works are the fruits of faith and follow after justification and they justify us in the sight of men and angels and are evidences of our gracious state.
8th.  We believe that there will be a resurrection of the dead, and a general judgment and that the happiness of the righteous, and the punishment of the wicked will be eternal. 

We are searching for men, called by God to carry his word, willing to preach the everlasting Gospel of Jesus Christ.

If you wish to the heed our Macedonian call please contact Tommy Thompson at 404-293-2309.

Friendship Baptist Church

Our church Friendship Baptist Church Danielsville, GA (Madison County about 20 miles or so outside Athens) is seeking a Part Time Youth Director. 

Interested men can contact us at or at the church 706- 795-3043. Resumes can be submitted to 275 Friendship Church 
Road Danielsville, GA 30633 and will be accepted until February 1st. 

Jeff Wells 
Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church
275 Friendship Church Rd.
Danielsville, GA 30633

Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford, GA

Oxford Baptist Church (Oxford, GA) is seeking a part time Minister of Youth who is zealous for the Glory of God by making disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ.  Individuals must have a missionary spirit interested in helping build a youth ministry in an area desperate for hope found in Jesus.  Applicants may send resumes to jobs@oxfordbaptistchurch.comand visit for more details.

Youth Director/Youth Minister Needed

Sweetwater Baptist Church, a Southern Baptist Congregation located in Douglasville, Ga. is searching for a bi-vocational Youth Minister to lead and minister to the youth of our church. This person will be responsible for the leadership of our youth in all areas of the church which includes discipling and training through all youth meetings and activities.

This candidate is expected to be a born-again believer pursuing a close walk with God through grace in Jesus Christ who will be supportive of the mission and leadership of the church; to regularly attend corporate worship, and conform to the membership covenant of SWBC.

Must be able to give a personal testimony of his salvation; exhibit strong leadership, management, organizational, and communication skills. He must be capable of using computers, software, and media technology with reasonable proficiency. Must become a member of SWBC along with his family.

A seminary degree is preferred but not required

Please send your resume to

North Lanier Baptist Church

829 Atlanta Highway, Cumming, GA 30040

770.781.5433 |

A ministry to various Nursing Homes is being developed by this SBC church and they are looking for help from NOBTS students. The opportunity is to preach the Gospel on a weekly basis at a Nursing Home. There you can proclaim the Gospel through preaching and through a personal witness. Those who are interested please contact, Richard Peacock <> for more information.

Sewell Mill Baptist in Marietta

David Watson ( ) is the pastor at Sewell Mill Baptist in Marietta. He was a part of the UP program.  He just beginning a search to replace our preschool director. The school has about 150 children, runs through kindergarten and has a staff of 26. 

If you are a candidate in the current CE program at the seminary.

You can contact him at 770-971-2636 or cell at 678-983-2577.

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Student Partnerships

  • Belgium - Join other NOBTS students, faculty, and staff on short term mission trips to Belgium. The vision of this partnership is to work together to share the Gospel, make disciples of all Flemish people, and plant multiplying Flemish churches. 
  • Cameroon - Learn how you can join in the partnership with Cameroon Baptist Theological Seminary through praying, teaching and many other opportunities. 
  • Lake Tahoe - Creatively and compassionately reveal the presence of God to those who live, work, and play in the resort communities surrounding Lake Tahoe through the A+ Before and After School program. Semester long ministry opportunities are available each fall and spring for college or recently graduated students.

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Seminary Scholarships

Georgia Baptist Foundation offers financial assistance to all qualified Georgia Baptist students enrolled in Southern Baptist seminaries. The financial assistance is provided from funds held in trust by the Georgia Baptist Foundation.

BWMU of Georgia grants a limited number of scholarships each year to women residing in Georgia who are attending Baptist seminaries. To qualify for one of these scholarships, students must indicate an evidence of need, commitment to missions, academic ability, strong character, good health, personal references and acceptance by a Baptist seminary. An application form may be downloaded from the state WMU office web site, The application form must be completed and returned to the WMU office by March 1.

Gwinnett Metro Baptist Association - Catherine and Pat Lewis Scholarship Fund
If you currently serve in a ministerial position at a Gwinnett Metro Baptist Association church of the Southern Baptist Convention, you may be eligible to receive scholarship funds. For further information please contact Hugh Townsend, Director of Missions at or770.963.8350 (office).

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NGA Schedules & Cycles 

Leavell College Schedules 

Spring 2015 Leavell College Syllabi

**Note, the professor may make changes before classes begin. Final copies of the syllabi will be available via Blackboard or handed out by the professor on the first day of class.** If you do not see a syllabus for a specific course please contact the professor directly. 

NGA Leavell College Schedule for Spring 2015

Leavell College - New Orleans Campus Schedule

Leavell College Online Schedule Spring 2015

SGA Leavell College Spring 2015

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Graduate Schedules

Spring 2015 Syllabi for Graduate Program

**Note, the professor may make changes before classes begin. Final copies of the syllabi will be available via Blackboard or handed out by the professor on the first day of class.** If you do not see a syllabus for a specific course please contact the professor directly.

NGA Graduate Schedule Spring 2015 

Graduate-New Orleans Campus Schedule 

Graduate Online Schedule Spring 2015

SGA Graduate Schedule Spring 2015

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KTI Schedules

KTI Spring 2015 Graduate Schedule

KTI Spring 2015 Leavell College Schedule

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NGA Workshops 

Jan 12-16, 2015 CEAM6320 Church Leadership & Administration  Dr. Bauman/Dr. Burt. Register via Self-Serve

If you are traveling from out of town and need hotel accomodations, click HERE for more information. 

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NGA Graduate Cycle 
NGA Undergraduate Cycle

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Course Syllabi

Leavell College

Spring 2015 NGA Leavell College Syllabi
Spring 2015 Duluth Leavell College Syllabi
Spring 2015 SGA Leavell College Syllabi
Spring 2015 Jonesboro Leavell College Syllabi
Spring 2015 Savannah Leavell College Syllabi

Graduate Program

Spring 2015 NGA Graduate Syllabi
Spring 2015 Duluth Graduate Syllabi
Spring 2015 SGA Graduate Syllabi
Spring 2015 Jonesboro Graduate Syllabi
Spring 2015 Savannah Graduate Syllabi

NGA Events

NOBTS Chapel Services

New Orleans host chapel on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the semester at 11:00am (CST). To view live Chapel services or an archive of chapel services please click HERE

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NGA Programs

NGA English Programs

Graduate classes at the North Georgia Hub meet on Mondays as well as Tuesday nights for semester long courses. Hybrids courses meet on Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays four times during the semester. Graduate students may earn a Master of Divinity, Master of Divinity with a specialization in Christian Education, Master of Arts in Christian Education, or Master of Arts in Worship Ministries. 

Leavell College classes meet on Mondays throughout the day and evening for semester long courses. Hybrid courses meet on Thursdays or Fridays four times during the semester. Students in Leavell College may obtain an Associate in Christian Ministry degree or work toward a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry degree. 

For more information on the Graduate or the Undergraduate programs at the North Georgia Center, please email or call 770.321.1606.

Worship Studies Promotional Material: Click on link MA in Worship Studies Brochure  to download a brochure pertaining to study programs available through the North Georgia Hub Graduate Certificate Program. Contact Dr. Michael Sharp ( for more information on Worship Studies. 

Top Seven Reasons to Study at an NOBTS Extension Center

To view an NOBTS undergraduate or graduate catalog click HERE

Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Divinity (MDiv) - the standard Master of Divinity is an 84 hour graduate degree designed to equip Christians with a wide variety of ministerial callings. A three-year cycle of graduate courses is offered at the Marietta campus.

                At the NGA Center students may pursue a MDiv with a specialization in - 

    • Master of Divinity with specialization in Biblical Language
    • Master of Divinity with specialization in Biblical Studies
    • Master of Divinity with specialization in Christian Education
    • Master of Divinity with specialization in Worship Studies 
  • Master of Arts in Christian Education (MACE) - the MACE is a 63 hour graduate degree designed to equip Christians called to serve in educational ministries of local churches, missions, and denominational agencies or other related ministries
  • Master of Arts in Worship Studies (MAWM) - the MAWM is a 53 hour graduate degree designed to prepare leaders to serve the local church in the area of worship leadership. 

Leavell College (Undergraduate Degrees)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry (BACM) - the BACM is a 126 hour undergraduate degree providing a broad foundation for ministry which will also prepare students to pursue further training at the graduate level. 
  • Associate in Christian Ministry (ACM) - the ACM is a 70 hour undergraduate degree designed to equip church leaders for ministry and also constitutes over half of the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry degree. 

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Certificate Programs

The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Undergraduate Certificate Program was founded to respond to the needs of churches by preparing believers to serve more effectively in their church and their community. Certificate programs are accredited, available, affordable, and accessible. Click HERE for more information. 

NOBTS is offering a fully accredited Biblical Teaching Certificate Program. This program is available to all persons regardless of educational background. The purpose of this program is to provide supplemental training for ministers and local church leaders in biblical interpretation and instruction. Up to 12-18 hours can be applied toward an Associate or Bachelor's degree program. For more information on certificate programs email Dr. Peter Kendrick at

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Diploma in Messianic Studies 

Interested in 

earning a diploma in Messianic studies through Leavell College? Check out the information below

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NGA Korean Programs 

Korean Theological Institute:

For information concerning the Korean Graduate or Undergraduate programs at the Duluth Center, please contact Dr. Bong Soo Choi (

Korean Doctorate of

For information concerning the Korean DMin program, please contact Dr. Jonggil Lee ( ).

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NGA Social Media

NGA Reflections

NGA Reflections is a blog of student devotions on a variety of different topics and scripture passages. After reading we would love to hear your thoughts and comments. 

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Other Centers in Georgia 

Click the link to learn more about the center:

South Georgia Extension Center

Duluth Extension Center

Jonesboro Extension Center

Savannah Extension Center

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