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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 2021 Graduate Online Courses

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

 BBBW5200-01 -- Encountering the Biblical World
(Francis Kimmitt)

BSHM5310-01 -- Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
(Jim Parker and Gerald Stevens)

CCSW6214-01 -- Interpersonal Relationship Skills
(Ken Taylor)

CEWM5386-01 -- Intercultural Missions and Ministry to Women
(Stephanie Friend)

COUN5202-01 -- Counseling in Ministry
(Ian Jones)

DISC6300-01 -- Lifespan Discipleship
(David Odom)

ETHC5300-01 -- Christian Ethics
(Larry Lyon)

EVAN5373-01 -- Reaching the Post-Modern, Dechurched, & Uninterested -- Canceled
(Sam Greer)

EVAN6221-01 -- Church Revitalization
(Bo Rice)

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

MISS6342-01 -- Introduction to Urban Missions
(Ken Taylor)

NTEN5300-01 -- Exploring the New Testament
(Charlie Ray Jr.)

NTGK5300-01 -- Introductory Greek Grammar
(Charlie Ray III)

NTGK6300-01 -- Intermediate Greek Grammar for Exegesis
(Gerald Stevens)

OTEN5300-01 -- Exploring the Old Testament
(Eric Reeves)

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

OTHB6300-01 -- Intermediate Hebrew Grammar for Exegesis
(Ethan Jones)

OTHB6309-01 -- Hebrew Exegesis: Joshua
(Jonathan Patterson)

PATH5300-01 -- Worship Leadership
(Mark Johnson and Greg Woodward)

PHIL5300-01 -- Philosophy of Religion
(Steve Lemke)

PREA5300-01 -- Proclaiming the Bible
(Adam Hughes)

THEO5300-01 -- Systematic Theology 1
(Steve Lemke)

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


Fall 2021 Term Online Courses

Internet Fall Term I

August 16-October 8



Internet Fall Term II

October 11-December 2

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


Fall 2021 NOLA2U Live Courses

The following intensives on the New Orleans campus will be connected synchronously via Web conferencing with Internet students. These courses will require 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 intensive session on the main campus. Normal intensive attendance policies apply. Thus, a student may not miss any hours of class time from the intensive.



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

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

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

OTHB5300-0006 -- Introduction to Hebrew Grammar
(Ethan Jones)
(This course is only offered Live via Bluejeans—no classroom)



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

COUN6351-0006 -- Counseling Theories and Treatment
(Kathy Steele)

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

HIST5300-0006 -- History of Christianity: Early to Medieval
(Lloyd Harsch)



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

COUN6357-0006 -- Contemporary Approaches to Marital/Premarital Therapy
(Kathy Steele and James Hawkins)



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

COUN6304-0006 -- Family Systems Theory in Practice
(Jeff Nave)


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

PREA5300-0006 -- Proclaiming the Bible -- Canceled
(Blake Newsom)
(This course is only offered Live via Bluejeans—no classroom)




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

CEST6300-0006 -- Intro. to Educational Research & Statistics
(Jeff Farmer)
(Class meets 8/16, 8/30, 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/29)




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

PHIL6370-0006 -- Supervised Apologetics Ministry Practicum
(Robert Stewart)
(Class meets 4 times: 8/30, 9/27, 10/25, 11/29)



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

THSE6300-0006 -- Theological Research and Writing
(Rhyne Putman)
BSSE6300-0006 -- Biblical Studies Research and Writing
 (Alan Bandy)

(Class meets monthly: 8/20, 9/17, 10/22, 11/12)


8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (CST)

MUTH5301-0006 -- Music in Theory and Practice
(Ed Steele)
(Class meets Fridays on 8/27, 10/1, 11/5, 11/19)


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

MUWM5300-0006 -- Theology of Worship
(Michael Sharp)
(Class meets Fridays on 8/27, 10/1, 11/5, 11/19)


MUED5307-0006 -- Educational Principles
(Greg Woodward)
(Class meets Fridays, 1:00-5:00 p.m. CST on 9/10, 10/22, 11/12,
then Thursday, 2:00-6:00 p.m. CST on 11/18)


Fall 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.


Tuesday and Thursday

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

PATH6230-6000 -- Supervised Ministry 2
(Preston Nix)
(Class meets 5 weeks: 8/17 & 8/19; 8/31 & 9/2; 10/12 & 10/14; 11/9 & 11/11; 11/30)

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

THEO/PHIL6332-6000 -- Doctrine of God in Christianity and Islam
(Mike Edens)

CEYH6341-6000 -- Understanding Contemporary Adolescents -- Canceled
(David Odom)

CEWM5388-6000 -- Women in Ministry Leadership
(Emily Dean)

 12:30-1:50 p.m. (CST)

PREA6220/6320-6000 -- Preaching from the Epistles
(Derek Kitterlin)

CECH6335-6000 -- Children and the Christian Faith
(Donna Peavey)

DISC5371-6000 -- Disciple Making through Small Group Ministry
(Randy Stone and Jacob Crawford)

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

NTGK6304-6000 -- Greek Exegesis: John
(Alan Bandy)




2:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)
CEAD6351-6000 -- Ministry with Young Adults -- Canceled
(David Odom)

HIST/THEO/MISS6358-6000 -- Persecution & Martyrdom Yesterday & Today
(Rex Butler and Mike Edens)



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

CEAM6314-6000 -- Leading Team-Based Ministry
(Jody Dean)



8:00-9:50 a.m. (CST)

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

PHIL6310-6000 – Epistemology
(Jamie Dew)



5:30-8:50 p.m. (CST)

PHIL5301-6000 -- Christian Apologetics
(Combined with LCTH2344-01 Intro. to Apologetics)
(Robert Stewart and David Gamble)

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

PATH5331-6000 -- Pastoral Ministry
(Mark Tolbert)



 9:00-11:50 a.m. (CST)


Fall 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.


CEAM6320-0001 -- Church Leadership & Administration
(Jody Dean)

CEEF6211-0001 -- Teaching Practicum
(David Odom)

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

CERW6371-0001 -- Lifespan Recreation Ministry -- Canceled
(Judi Jackson)

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

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

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

EVAN5250-0001 -- Church Evangelism
(Mark Johnson)

MISS5330-0001 -- Christian Missions
(Ken Taylor)

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


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