Online Courses for Graduate Students

Online courses offer you the convenience of preparing for your ministry from anywhere in the world while earning fully accredited hours toward a degree or certificate program. For more information, consult our Online Learning Center.

Current and upcoming graduate online courses are listed below with syllabi linked to course titles. Syllabi for additional online courses not offered this semester are available on our Generic Course Syllabi page. Other very helpful information may be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page. Click here to register for graduate online courses.

Spring 2018 Graduate Online Courses

BBBW5200-01 -- Encountering the Biblical World
(Dan Warner)

BSHM5310-01 -- Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
(Craig Price and Ben Hutchison)

BSHS5302-01 -- History of the Bible
(Bill Warren)

CCSW6214-01 -- Interpersonal Relationship Skills
(Loretta Rivers and Ken Taylor)

CCSW6364-01 -- Church Community Ministries
(Loretta Rivers)

CEAM6320 -01-- Church Leadership & Administration
(Brad Delaughter)

CEAM6321-01 -- Using Technology in the Work of the Church
(Laurie Watts)

CEEF6306-01-- Lifespan Development
(Donna Peavey)

CEEF6310-01 -- Teaching the Bible
(Donna Peavey)

CEST6300-01 -- Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics
(Rick Yount)

CEWM6365-01 -- Advanced Women's Ministry
(Emily Dean)

DISC5371-01 -- Disciple Making through Small Group Ministry
(Hal Stewart)

ETHC5300-01 -- Christian Ethics
(Philip Pinckard)

EVAN5230-01 -- Supervised Ministry 1
(Bo Rice)

EVAN5250-01 -- Church Evangelism
(Gary Dennis)

HIST5201-01 -- History of Christianity: Reformation-Modern
(Rex Butler)

HIST5223-01 -- Baptist Heritage
(Lloyd Harsch)

HIST5300-01 -- History of Christianity: Early-Medieval
(Rex Butler)

HIST6235/6335-01 -- American Denominations
(Lloyd Harsch)

MISS5330-01 -- Christian Missions
(Philip Pinckard)

MISS5345 -01-- Practicum in Urban Missions
(Ken Taylor)

NTEN5300-01 -- Exploring the New Testament
(Matt Solomon)

NTEN5305-01 -- New Testament Exegesis (English): Acts
(Gerald Stevens)

NTGK5300-01 -- Introduction to Greek Grammar
(Matt Solomon)

NTGK6300-01 -- Intermediate Greek Grammar
(Megan Burnett and Bill Warren)

OTEN5300-01 -- Exploring the Old Testament
(Dan Warner)

OTHB5300-01 -- Introduction to Hebrew Grammar
(Jonathan Patterson)

OTHB6300-01 -- Intermediate Hebrew Grammar
(Jonathan Patterson)

OTHB6322-01 -- Hebrew Exegesis: Jeremiah
(Dennis Cole)

PATH5300-01 -- Worship Leadership
(Dennis Phelps and Michael Sharp)

PATH5331-01 -- Pastoral Ministry
(Phil Weaver)

PHIL6303-01 -- Logic
(Tim Walker)

PHIL/THEO6329-01 -- Jesus and Islam
(Scott Bridger)

PREA5300-01 -- Proclaiming the Bible
(Dennis Phelps)

THEO5300-01 -- Systematic Theology 1
(Bart Box)

THEO5301-01 -- Systematic Theology 2
(Adam Harwood and Michael Steinmetz)

Spring 2018 Term Online Courses

Internet Spring Term III, January 22-March 16, 2018

CEWM5150-01 -- Missions for Women
(Rhonda Kelley)

CEWM5177/5377-01 -- Girls Enrichment Ministry
(Ree Reinhardt)

CEYH6341-01 -- Understanding Contemporary Adolescents -- Canceled
(David Odom)

Internet Spring Term IV, March 19-May 10, 2018

CEAD6356-01 -- Leading Adult Ministry
(Ernest Graham)

 Spring 2018 Mentoring (Blackboard-Assisted) Courses

 To register for any mentoring course, students must get permission from Dr. Rice’s Office of
Supervised Ministry, ext. 8112. For more information on mentoring courses,
see the MDiv Mentoring Track specialization in the Graduate Catalog.

CMEN6300-0001 -- Mentoring in Discipleship Ministry
(Jody Dean)

CMEN6600-0001 -- Mentoring in Discipleship Ministry
(Jody Dean)

DISC5170-0001 -- Introduction to Spiritual Formation
(Philip Pinckard)

DISC5260-0001 -- Discipleship Strategies Mentoring
(Hal Stewart)

EVAN6221-0001 -- Church Revitalization Mentoring
(Bill Day)

PATH6230-0001 -- Supervised Ministry 2 Mentoring
(Bo Rice)

PMEN6300-0001 -- Mentoring in Gospel Ministry -- Canceled
(Adam Hughes)

PMEN6600-0001 -- Mentoring in Gospel Ministry -- Canceled
(Bo Rice)

PREA6200-0001 -- Preaching Practicum Mentoring
(Adam Hughes)

Spring 2018 NOLA2U Courses

The following weekly courses on the New Orleans campus will be connected synchronously via Web conferencing with Internet students. These courses will require weekly attendance at the stated times, from a computer with these minimum specifications as described in this link:

These courses will give students the opportunity to interface electronically with the professor and other students from a regular
classroom session  on the main campus. Normal classroom attendance policies apply. Thus, a student may not miss
more than 9 hours of class time in a semester.


8:00-9:20 a.m. (CST)

PHIL5301-0006 -- Christian Apologetics (NOLA2U)
(Robert Stewart)



2:00-3:50 p.m. (CST)

COUN5202-0006 -- Counseling in Ministry (NOLA2U)
(Ian Jones)



2:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)

THEO5311-0006 -- Reformation & Modern Theology (NOLA2U)
(Jeff Riley and Rhyne Putman)

6:00-7:50 p.m. (CST)

EVAN5250-0006 -- Church Evangelism (NOLA2U)
(Preston Nix)


Hybrid Course

February 1 and April 19, 2018

Class will meet 12:00-8:00 p.m. (CST)

MUWM5301-0006 -- History of Worship (NOLA2U)
(Michael Sharp)


Workshop Course

March 19-23, 2018

Classes will meet as follows (CST):

Monday 1:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 8:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

THEO6308-0006 -- The Doctrine of the Church (NOLA2U) -- Canceled
(Rhyne Putman)

Spring 2018 NOLA2U Flex Courses

The following courses are similar to the NOLA2U courses listed above (requiring the same computer specifications), but have this one distinction. The student may watch the course synchronously at the scheduled time of the course, or the student will have up to one week to watch the recorded version of the missed class. If the student does not watch the class recording before the next scheduled class time, the student will be counted absent. Normal classroom attendance policies
apply. Thus, a student may not  miss more than 9 hours of class time in a semester.


9:30-10:50 a.m. (CST)

THEO6336-6000 -- Practices in Muslim Witness & Evangelism (NOLA2U Flex) -- Canceled
(Mike Edens)

(Also available as PHIL6336-6000, MISS6336-6000, or EVAN6336-6000)



6:00-8:50 p.m. (CST)

NTEN5307-6000 -- New Testament Exegesis (English): 1 Corinthians  (NOLA2U Flex)
(Craig Price)

See the Graduate Schedules page for complete master's course listings. Syllabi may be obtained by clicking on course titles.