Graduate Intensives

Academic Intensive Guidelines

  1. Registration for all intensives should be completed through your student portal. Payment for these courses is due in the Business Office by the course registration deadline. A late fee will be assessed if payment is not received by the course registration deadline.
  2. Courses may be closed due to enrollment caps. Prudent students will register early in order to avoid closed classes and late fees.
  3. All students are required to complete any course preassignments, regardless of when they registered. Check the syllabus by following the link on the course title.
  4. Textbooks are now available at the all-new NOBTS Virtual Bookstore at You can use this site to buy, rent, & sell your textbooks/e-textbooks. If you have questions, call 1-877-284-6744.

Class Meetings (Central Time)

One-Week Intensives

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

Summer Intensives

One-week courses
  • Monday: 1:00-4:00 p.m., 6:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Two-week courses
  • Monday: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Friday: 8:30-11:30 a.m.


 Fall 2022 Graduate Intensives 


November 17-26
Israel trip

BBBW5300-ISRAEL -- Encountering the Biblical World
(Jim Parker)

NTEN5302-ISRAEL  -- New Testament Exegesis (Engligh): Mark
(Jim Parker)

OTEN5311-ISRAEL  -- Old Testament Exegesis (English): Ruth
(Jim Parker)


Spring 2023 Graduate Intensives

January 2-6

           Defend: A School of Christian Apologetics         

Please note: in addition to tuition, students will be charged the one-time conference fee of $130 when registering for any course(s) being taught in conjunction with this conference.  For further information, see


ETHC5300-DEFEND -- Christian Ethics
(Jeff Riley)


PHIL5301-DEFEND -- Christian Apologetics
(Robert Stewart)

PHIL6305-DEFEND -- The Problem of Evil
(Ray Stewart)


PHIL/THEO6314-DEFEND -- Theology of C. S. Lewis
(Robert Stewart)


PHIL/THEO6320-DEFEND -- Dealing with Bible Difficulties
(Gary Habermas)


 PHIL/PREA6322-DEFEND -- Pulpit Apologetics
(Steve Lemke and Blake Newsom)


PHIL/THEO6328-DEFEND -- Postmodernity & Contemporary Theological Issues
(Rhyne Putman)


March 13-17

CEAM6320-SPBK -- Church Leadership & Administration
(Michael Wang and Mark Johnson)

PHIL6301-SPBK -- Philosophical Theology
(Robert Stewart)


April 14-15

EVAN6321-NAMB -- Church Revitalization
NAMB Church Replanter Conference, New Orleans
(JimBo Stewart)


April 20-21

DISC6392-BACE -- Special Topics in Discipleship
BACE Conference
(Joe Sherrer)


April 21-22

PATH6333-NRCONF -- Church Ministries Creation & Contextualization
No Restraints Conference
(Blake Newsom)


Accelerated MDiv

Undergraduate Intensives

Saturday Classes

For complete graduate course listings, see the Graduate Course Schedules page. Course names are linked to syllabi as they are received. Faculty information may be accessed via the links to the faculty names on the schedules.

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