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Florida NOBTS Locations

Welcome to the Florida Centers!

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary developed the Extension Centers to make it possible for students to receive their education near where they live and minister. Click on a Florida center listed below for more information.

Jacksonville South Florida
Orlando Tallahassee
Pensacola Tampa
Approved for Veterans' Training

Thank you for your interest in seminary education through the Florida Centers.  New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College are committed to making accredited theological education accessible to all Florida Baptists. Since 1977, NOBTS has provided theological education in Florida enabling students to remain in ministry in the local church while continuing their education.

We look forward to talking with you! 


Meet our Regional Coordinators and Staff

North/Central Florida Centers

DelRio Dr. Delio DelRio

 North/Central Florida Regional Coordinator

 Assistant Professor of New Testament and Greek, NOBTS

 VA School Certifying Official





Janet Cambra Janet Cambra

Administrative Assistant



Angela Bermudez  

Library Assistant


South Florida Centers

Dr. David Lema

Associate Professor of Theology and Missions, NOBTS

South Florida Regional Coordinator



News and Announcements

Looking for an accredited Christian Ministry degree offered in Haitian Creole or Spanish?

  Broward and West Palm Beach Extension Centers offer an Associate or Bachelor degree taught in French.  Haitian students interested should contact Wadler Jules at 786-877-9612 or wjules2@yahoo.com (anglais, francais et creole) for more information.

South Florida Hialeah offer an Associate or Bachelor degree taught in Spanish.  Spanish students interested should contact southflcenter@nobts.edu for more information.

Interested in attending a Florida extension center? Contact the Orlando Center at Orlandocenter@nobts.edu and we will forward your request to the NOBTS extension center nearest to you.

Have questions about your educational journey or need help scheduling courses, please contact your extension center director.  Click on the corresponding link below for their contact information:
Jacksonville     Orlando    Pensacola     South Florida    Tallahassee  Tampa

For information about grants, scholarships or payment plans available, please contact the Financial Aid Office at financialaid@nobts.edu

  Looking for ministry career opportunities or just wanting to stay connected?  Check out the NOBTS Gatekeeper on-line by clicking this link:  nobtsgatekeeper

Veterans, please contact Dr. Delio DelRio at  ddelrio@nobts.edu to find out more about using your VA educational benefits. You can also find out more at www.gibill.va.gov.

The Church Leadership Certificate, offered in English, Spanish, and French, is an accredited program developed to help you train and equip leaders in your church or association. Contact Dr. Delio DelRio at ddelrio@nobts.edu for the Certificate Program in English and Dr. David Lema at dlema@nobts.edu  for the Certificate Program in French or Spanish. 

If you have a bachelor's degree from a Baptist college, visit Baptist College Partnership Program or email Dr. Archie England at aengland@nobts.edu to discover ways to earn master’s level credit through workshops or testing.