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Orlando Hub • 3000 S. John Young Pkwy • Orlando FL 32805

407-514-4413 • OrlandoHub@Gmail.com

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Welcome to the Orlando Hub!

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary developed the hub system to make it possible for students to get more of their education near where they live and minister. Students may now complete 12 of 30 required on-campus credit hours at the Orlando Hub. The 18 remaining hours must be earned on the New Orleans, LA campus.

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

Meet our Orlando Hub Director, Dr. Doug Watkins

Dr. Doug WatkinsThank you for your interest in seminary education through the Orlando Hub. Both New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and the Florida Baptist Convention 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.

Welcome to the website for the Orlando Hub. We hope it will be of service to you. We look forward to talking with you as you consider pursuing theological education.


 Doug Watkins



Meet our Hub Staff

RFelipe  Dr. Roger P. Felipe

  Associate Director

  Certificate Coordinator/Recruiter



Janet Cambra  Janet Cambra

  Administrative Assistant



Kim Smith   Kim Smith

   Administrative Assistant

   VA School Certifying Official



News and Announcements

Beginning August 2011--Courses in French and Haitian Creole Available in West Palm Beach: Haitian students who are interested in courses in West Palm Beach may contact Wadler Jules at 786-877-9612 or wjules2@yahoo.com (anglais, francais et creole) for more information.

Individuals interested in attending a Florida extension center may contact the Orlando Hub at OrlandoHub@Gmail.com.  We will forward your request to the NOBTS extension center nearest you.

Florida students who need help scheduling courses, please contact Dr. Doug Watkins at dwatkins@nobts.edu. South Florida students may contact Dr. Lema at dlema@nobts.edu. Haitian students may contact Wadler Jules at wjules2@yahoo.com.

Jim Henry Scholarship applications will be posted on each extension center’s website. To find out about grants, contact the Financial Aid Office at financialaid@nobts.edu.

Veterans, please contact Kim Smith at 407-514-4592 or orlandocenterassist@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, allows you to train church leaders in your church or association. Contact Dr.Doug Watkins at dwatkins@nobts.edu.

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.


The mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological
Seminary is to equip leaders to fulfill the Great
Commission and the Great Commandments through
the local church and its ministries.


Biblical Studies
Christian Education
Church and Community Ministries
Church Music Ministries
Pastoral Ministries
Theological and Historical Studies
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