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.


Fall 2020 Graduate Semester-Length Online Courses

Register by 8/21
Final Exam Deadline: 12/17

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

BSHM5310 -- Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
(Tyler Ellis and Charlie Ray)

 CCSW6214 -- Interpersonal Relationship Skills
(Bobby Burt)

 CCSW6360 -- Introduction to Social Work
(Loretta Rivers)

COUN5202 -- Counseling in Ministry
(Craig Garrett)

DISC6300 -- Lifespan Discipleship
(David Odom)

ETHC5300 -- Christian Ethics
(Larry Lyon)

EVAN6221 -- Church Revitalization
(Mark Johnson)

EVAN6351 -- Contemporary Trends in Growing an Evangelistic Church
(Sam Greer)

HIST5223 -- Baptist Heritage
(Lloyd Harsch)

HIST5300 -- History of Christianity: Early-Medieval
(Peter Kendrick)

MISS6232/6332 -- Contemporary Mission Methods and Movements
(Ken Taylor)

MISS6243/6343 -- Transcultural Communication of the Gospel
(Philip Pinckard)

NTEN5300 -- Exploring the New Testament
(Craig Price)

NTGK5300 -- Introductory Greek Grammar
(Gerald Stevens)

NTGK6300 -- Intermediate Greek Grammar for Exegesis
(Charlie Ray III)

NTGK6318 -- Greek Exegesis: 1 Peter
(Alan Bandy)

OTEN5300 -- Exploring the Old Testament
(Dan Warner)

OTHB5300 -- Introductory Hebrew Grammar
(Jonathan Patterson)

OTHB6300 -- Intermediate Hebrew Grammar for Exegesis
(Francis Kimmitt)

OTHB6302 -- Hebrew Exegesis: Genesis 12-36
(Jonathan Patterson)

PATH5300 -- Worship Leadership
(Dennis Phelps and Greg Woodward)

PATH5331 -- Pastoral Ministry
(Jessie Charpentier)

PHIL5300 -- Philosophy of Religion
(Page Brooks)

PREA5300 -- Proclaiming the Bible
(Dennis Phelps)

THEO5300 -- Systematic Theology 1
(Steve Lemke)

THEO5301 -- Systematic Theology 2
(Adam Harwood and Tim Walker)


Fall 2020 Graduate Term Online Courses

Internet Fall Term I
August 24-October 16, 2020

CEEF6301-01a -- Foundations of Christian Education
(Emily Dean)

CEWM5263-01a -- Leadership Skills for Women
(Christina Sebastian)

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Internet Fall Term II
October 19-December 10, 2020

DISC5260-01b -- Discipleship Strategies
(Hal Stewart)


Fall 2020 NOLA2U Live Courses

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

http://www.nobts.edu/_resources/pdf/Online%20Learning%20Center/BlueJeansRequirements.pdf.

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 the maximum allowed (9 hours of class time for a weekly course) or (1 class session for a monthly hybrid course) in a semester. 

 

WEEKLY CLASSES (Meet weekly during the semester)

Monday

1:00-3:50 p.m. (CST)

COUN6374-0006 -- Scientific Research & Program Evaluation
(Kathy Steele)

 

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

NTGK6390-0006 -- Textual Criticism of the Greek New Testament
(Bill Warren)

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Tuesday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)

COUN5322-0006 -- Human Sexuality
(Jeff Nave)

 

12:30-3:20 p.m. (CST)

COUN5330-0006 -- Group Counseling
(Ian Jones)

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Thursday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)

COUN6303-0006 -- Ethical, Legal, & Professional Issues in Counseling
(Kristyn Carver)

 

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

THEO5300-0006 -- Systematic Theology 1
(Tyler Wittman)

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Friday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)

THEO6325-0006 -- Ancient and Medieval Theology
(Rex Butler and Tyler Wittman)

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TWICE MONTHLY CLASSES (Meet 8 times during the semester)

Monday

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

CEST6300-0006  -- Introduction to Educational Research & Statistics (HYBRID)
(Jeff Farmer)

(Class will meet 8/31, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/30, 12/7)

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Wednesday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)

COUN5303-0006 -- Advanced Pastoral Counseling (HYBRID)
(Jeff Nave)

(Class will meet 8/26, 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/14, 11/11, 12/2, 12/9)

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MONTHLY CLASSES (Meet 4 times during the semester)

 Monday

11:00-11:50 a.m. (CST)

PHIL6370-0006 -- Supervised Apologetics Ministry Practicum
(Robert Stewart)

(Class will meet 8/31, 10/5, 11/2, and 12/7)

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Wednesday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)

THSE6300-0006 -- Theological Research & Writing
(Rhyne Putman and Tyler Wittman)

(Class will meet 9/2, 10/7, 11/4, 12/2)

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Thursday

2:00-6:00 p.m. (CST)

MUCO5301-0006 -- Choral Conducting and Techniques
(Greg Woodward)

(Class will meet 9/10, 10/8, 11/12, 12/3)

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Friday

1:00-5:00 p.m. (CST)

MUWM5303-0006 -- Planning and Leading Worship
(Michael Sharp)

(Class will meet 9/4, 10/9, 10/30, 12/4)

 

MUWM5302-0006 -- Congregational Song in Corporate Worship
(Ed Steele)

(Class will meet 8/28, 10/2, 11/6, 11/20)


Fall 2020 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.

 

BIWEEKLY CLASSES (Meet twice weekly during the semester)

Tuesday/Thursday

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

HIST/ETHC6334-6000 -- The Church and Political Involvement -- Canceled
(Lloyd Harsch and Larry Lyon)

CEEF6302-6000 -- Foundations in Educational Psychology
(David Odom)

 

8:30-9:20 a.m. (CST)

PATH6230-6000 -- Supervised Ministry 2
(Preston Nix)    

 (Class meets 5 weeks: Aug. 25 & 27, Sept. 8 & 10, Oct. 27 & 29, Nov. 17 & 19, Dec. 8 & 10)     

 

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

NTEN5315-6000 -- New Testament Exegesis (English): Pastoral Epistles
(Charlie Ray III)

CECH6337/CEYH6337 -- Ministering to Children in Crisis/Ministering to Youth in Crisis
(Donna Peavey and David Odom)

PATH5337-6000 -- Theological and Practical Issues in Chaplaincy
(Page Brooks)

HIST5300-6000 -- History of Christianity: Early-Medieval
(Rex Butler)

 

12:30-1:50 p.m. (CST)

CEWM5360-6000 -- Foundations in Ministry to Women
(Emily Dean)

THEO/PHIL6329-6000 -- Jesus and Islam
(Mike Edens)

CEAM6308-6000 -- Risk Management in Christian Ministry
(Jody Dean)

                             

1:00-1:50 p.m. (CST)

PREA6214/6314-6000 -- Preaching Bible Doctrine
(Dennis Phelps)

                             

2:00-3:20 p.m. (CST)

OTEN5314-6000 -- Old Testament Exegesis (English): 1 & 2 Chronicles
(Jeff Griffin)

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WEEKLY CLASSES (Meet weekly during the semester)

Monday

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

PREA5300-6000 -- Proclaiming the Bible 
(Bo Rice)

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Tuesday

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

THEO6306-6000 -- Cult Theology
(Robert Stewart)

 

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

OTBA6350-6000 -- Biblical Aramaic
(Dennis Cole)

ETHC5300-6000 -- Christian Ethics
(Jeff Riley)

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Wednesday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)

CEEF6310-6000 -- Teaching the Bible
(Donna Peavey)

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Thursday

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

HIST5201-6000 -- History of Christianity: Reformation-Modern
(Lloyd Harsch)

              

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

CEYH5344-6000 -- Leading Youth Ministry
(Dennis Odom)

 


Fall 2020 Mentoring (Blackboard-Assisted) Courses

To register for any mentoring course, students must get permission from the Mentoring Office (Frost 102), ext. 3750. For more information on mentoring courses, see the MDiv Mentoring Track specialization in the Graduate Catalog.

 

CEAM6314-0001 -- Leading Team-Based Ministry
(Jody Dean)

CEAM6320-0001 -- Church Leadership & Administration
(Joe Sherrer and Mark Johnson)

CEEF6211-0001 -- Teaching Practicum
(David Odom)

CERW6270-0001 -- Total Wellness and the Minister -- Canceled
(Judi Jackson)

CMEN6300-0001 -- Mentoring in Discipleship Ministry
(Joe Sherrer)

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

DISC5171-0001 -- Personal Disciple Making
(Hal Stewart)

EVAN5230-0001 -- Supervised Ministry 1
(Bo Rice)

 EVAN5250-0001 -- Church Evangelism
(Josh Powell)

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

MISS5330-0001 -- Christian Missions
(Philip Pinckard)


Spring 2021 Graduate Semester-Length Online Courses

Register by 1/15
Final Exam Deadline: 5/13

BBBW5200-01 -- Encountering the Biblical World
(Dennis Cole)

BSHM5310-01 -- Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
(Eric Reeves and Gerald Stevens)

CCSW6214-01 -- Interpersonal Relationship Skills
(Loretta Rivers)

CEAM6320-01 -- Church Leadership and Administration
(Jody Dean and Church Ministry TBA)

CEST6300-01 -- Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics
(Jeff Farmer)

COUN5320-01 -- Personality Development
(Ian Jones)

DISC5170-01 -- Introduction to Spiritual Formation
(Philip Pinckard)

ETHC5300-01 -- Christian Ethics
(Larry Lyon)

EVAN5230-01 -- Supervised Ministry 1
(Jake Roudkovski)

EVAN5250-01 -- Church Evangelism
(Mark Johnson)

EVAN6320-01 -- Vital Signs of a Healthy Church
(Sam Greer)

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

HIST5223-01 -- Baptist Heritage
(Lloyd Harsch)

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

MISS5350-01 -- Ministry to Refugees, Immigrants, and Internationals
(Ken Taylor)

MISS6235/6335-01 -- Last Frontiers
(Philip Pinckard)

NTEN5300-01 -- Exploring the New Testament
(Jimmy Dukes)

NTGK5300-01 -- Introductory Greek Grammar
(Craig Price)

NTGK6300-01 -- Intermediate Greek Grammar for Exegesis
(Alan Bandy)

NTGK6322-01 -- Greek Exegesis: Sermon on the Mount
(Charlie Ray)

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

OTEN6321-01 -- Old Testament Exegesis (English): Eschatology
(David Justice)

OTHB5300-01 -- Introductory Hebrew Grammar
(Jonathan Patterson)

OTHB6300-01 -- Intermediate Hebrew Grammar for Exegesis
(Francis Kimmitt)

PATH5300-01 -- Worship Leadership
(Dennis Phelps and Greg Woodward)

PATH5331-01 -- Pastoral Ministry
(Phil Weaver)

PHIL6303-01 – Logic
(Tim Walker)

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

THEO5300-01 -- Systematic Theology 1
(Tyler Wittman)

THEO5301-01 -- Systematic Theology 2
(Peter Kendrick)


Spring 2021 Graduate Term Online Courses

Internet Spring Term III
January 19-March 12, 2021

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

CEWM5260-01a -- Ministry to Women through the Local Church
(Emily Dean)

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Internet Spring Term IV
March 15-May 6, 2021

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

CEWM5260-01a -- Ministry to Women through the Local Church
(Emily Dean) 

 


Spring 2021 NOLA2U Live Courses

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

http://www.nobts.edu/_resources/pdf/Online%20Learning%20Center/BlueJeansRequirements.pdf.

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 the maximum allowed (9 hours of class time for a weekly course) or (1 class session for a monthly hybrid course) in a semester. 

 

WEEKLY CLASSES (Meet weekly during the semester)

Friday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)

THEO6326-0006 -- Reformation & Modern Theology
(Jeff Riley)

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MONTHLY CLASSES (Meet 4 times during the semester)

Thursday

1:00-5:00 p.m. (CST)

MUWM5306-0006 -- Music Theory for Worship Leaders
(Greg Woodward)

(Class will meet 1/21, 2/18, 3/4, 4/15) 

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Friday

1:00-5:00 p.m. (CST)

MUWM5306-0006 -- Music Theory for Worship Leaders
(Greg Woodward)

(Class will meet 1/21, 2/18, 3/4, 4/15)

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WORKSHOP CLASSES

January 4-8
Register by 12/3

PHIL6305-0006 -- The Problem of Evil
(Ray Stewart)
and
PHIL6321-0006 -- Dealing with Doubt
(Gary Habermas)

Over/under workshops

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January 11-15
Register by 12/11

PHIL5301-0006 -- Christian Apologetics
and
PHIL6304-0006 -- Apologetic Method
(Jamie Dew and Robert Stewart)

Over/under workshops

 


Spring 2021 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.

 

BIWEEKLY CLASSES (Meet twice weekly during the semester)

Tuesday/Thursday

8:00-8:50 a.m. (CST)

MISS6248/6348-6000 -- Life & Work of the Missionary
(Philip Pinckard)

 

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

PHIL6301-6000 -- Philosophical Theology
(Steve Lemke)

THEO5300-6000 -- Systematic Theology 1
(Tyler Wittman)

 

9:30-10:20 a.m. (CST)

HIST5201-6000 -- History of Christianity: Reformation-Modern
(Rex Butler)

 

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

PREA6219/6319-6000 -- Preaching from the Gospels
(Bo Rice)

CCSW6364-6000 -- Church Community Ministries
(Loretta Rivers)

 

12:30-1:50 p.m. (CST)

CEWM6365-6000 -- Advanced Ministry to Women
(Emily Dean)

CECH6333-6000 -- Leading Children’s Ministry
(Donna Peavey)

THEO/PHIL6333-6000 -- Word of God in Christianity and Islam
(Mike Edens)

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WEEKLY CLASSES (Meet weekly during the semester)

Monday

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

HIST5223-6000   -- Baptist Heritage
(Lloyd Harsch)

 

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

CHPL5380-6000 -- Principles of Church Planting
(George Ross)

CEYH6343-6000 -- Youth and College Culture
(David Odom)

BSHS5302 -- History of the Bible
(Bill Warren) 

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Tuesday 

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

OTEN5319-6000 -- Old Testament Exegesis (Eng.): Ecclesiastes
(Eric Reeves)

CEAM6317-6000 -- Church Business Administration
(Jody Dean)

 

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

CEAD6355-6000 -- Leading Family Ministry
(Michael Reed)

NTEN5300 -- Exploring the New Testament
(Alan Bandy)

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 Wednesday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)

BSHM5310-6000 -- Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
(Jonathan Patterson and Alan Bandy)

PATH5331 -- Pastoral Ministry
(Mark Tolbert)

PATH6335-6000 -- Pastoral Leadership
(Reggie Ogea)

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Thursday

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

EVAN6221 -- Church Revitalization
(Bo Rice)

 

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

DISC6300-6000 -- Lifespan Discipleship
(David Odom)

 

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

MISS5330 -- Christian Missions
(Ken Taylor)

 

6:30-9:20 p.m. (CST)

PHIL5300 -- Philosophy of Religion
(Jamie Dew)

 


Spring 2021 Mentoring (Blackboard-Assisted) Courses

To register for any mentoring course, students must get permission from the Mentoring Office (Frost 102), ext. 3750. For more information on mentoring courses, see the MDiv Mentoring Track specialization in the Graduate Catalog.

CEEF6211-0001 -- Teaching Practicum
(David Odom)

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

DISC5171-0001 -- Personal Disciple Making
(Jody Dean)

DISC5260-0001 -- Discipleship Strategies
(Hal Stewart)

DISC5371-0001 -- Disciple Making through Small Group Ministry
(Hal Stewart)

EVAN6221-0001 -- Church Revitalization
(Bo Rice)

MISS5330-0001 -- Christian Missions
(Ken Taylor)

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

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

PREA6200-0001 -- Preaching Practicum
(Jessie Charpentier)

 


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