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Birmingham Extension Center


AL Birmingham center will be offering "Prepare Here Weekend" on Nov. 6 (AL), 2021. NOBTS Prepare here weekend is an event for students, pastors, Sunday school teachers, and anyone else who wants to prepare to walk with Christ, proclaim his truth, and fulfill his mission. We offer academic credit to NOBTS students through these conferences, but anyone is welcomed to come for the Saturday events for church leaders, alumni, and church members!  If you have friends, church members, Pastors, and Sunday school teachers, please spread the word and invite them to the events.


Birmingham Center


Valleydale Baptist Church

2324 Valleydale Rd.

Birmingham, AL 35244

Office:  205- 516-4535 

Cell: 205-540-6491




Dr. Stephen Hall, Director



Gatekeeper Blog

The Church at Brook Hills



NOBTS Academic Key Dates


Fall Semester (August 16-December 8, 2021)
  • Registration Deadline for Fall 2021 Courses  - August 13, 2021
  • Classes Begin (Including Internet classes) - August 16, 2021
  • Last Day to Drop/Add - August 27, 2021
  • Grant Application for Spring 2022 Semester - September 1-30, 2021
  • Labor Day: No Classes; Offices Closed - September 6, 2021
  • Last Day to Apply for December Graduation- October 1, 2021
  • October Academic Intensives - October 4-8, 2021
  • Fall Break (Offices open) -  October 4-8,  2021
  • January Workshop Registration - October 15- Jan. 3rd or 10th, 2022
  • AL, Prepare Here Weekend - Nov.5 & 6, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Break (No classes; offices close at noon on Wednesday) - November 24-28, 2021
  • Fall Graduation - December 11, 2021


Classes at the Birmingham Center meet on Mondays for Undergraduate students and Mondays, or Tuesday and Thursday nights for Graduate students. Leavell College students may obtain an Associate in Christian Ministry degree or a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry. Graduate students may earn the Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Christian Education degree.

To request a catalog and an application, please contact the Enlistment Office at or

Click on the following link to see a catalog and an application online: 

Leavell College Catalog

Graduate Program Catalog

Online Application


Academic Advising

Now that the semester is underway, it's a great time to check on your progress in your degree program and make sure you're on track! Click on the following link to schedule an appointment with Dr. Judi Jackson, Student Services Director:  Academic Advising Schedule.    Note:   Phone appointments are assumed unless you state otherwise.



*SPRING 2022


*Graduate Program


*Undergraduate Program



*Graduate Program

*Undergraduate Program

9:00 - 11:50 a.m.      LCGE2352-50       Survey of Church History I          David Bradford        Birmingham

12:00 - 2:50 p.m.      LCCF2380-50       Introduction to Preaching             Deric Thomas          Birmingham

3:00 - 5:50 p.m.        LCCF1310-50       Hermeneutics                                Stephen Hall            Birmingham

6:00 - 8:50 p.m.        LCBS4326-50      OT Interpretation: Jeremiah          Josh Burnham         Birmingham

6:00 -8:50 p.m.         LCGE2312-50      Research and Writing                   Sandy Vandercook   Birmingham

                                                          (CIV from NOLA to NGA to BHM)


AL Graduate cycle

AL Leavell College cycle

Tuition and Academic Fee Schedule for 2021-2022

The Birmingham Extension Center Library maintains a collection of more than 2,600 volumes. We have multiple commentaries for the Old and New Testament. We also have multiple resources available for theology, counseling, church growth, pastoral ministry, biblical languages, etc. The library also maintains subscriptions to leading theological journals. Students also have access to online databases for the latest research in psychology, counseling, and theological journals, etc. 

Birmingham Center students have access to the John T. Christian Library on the main campus. Students can checkout books from New Orleans and have them shipped.  Samford University  also allows NOBTS Students access to their library, simply present your NOBTS student ID at the front desk. 

Financial Aid Information 


Textbook info

Follow the link to the NOBTS Virtual Bookstore to see the books you will need for your courses.  

Turabian Tutor 7th Edition. Click on this link to download the latest edition of the Turabian Tutor in pdf format. It is based on the 7th Edition of the Turabian style manual which contains several substantial changes from the 6th edition.

NOBTS Student Services

If you have questions, please refer to , email us at , or call the Dean of Students office at 800-662-8701, ext. 3283.

We are glad to assist you!

Technical Support

Need    technical  assistance? Contact the ITC today!  - Email for    technical  questions/ sup port   requests with the site (Access to online registration, financial account, online transcript, etc.)       - Email for  technical questions/ support t  requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System   .    - Email for general   technical  questions/ s support  requests.
504.816.8180      - Call for any  technical questions/ support t  requests.  - General NOBTS  technical help information is provided on this website.

Birmingham Extension Center Direction




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