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 2019 Graduate Semester-Length Online Courses

Register by 8/16
Final Exam Deadline: 12/12


BSHM5310-01 -- Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
(Jonathan Patterson and Gerald Stevens)

THEO5301-01 -- Systematic Theology 2
(Andrew Hollingsworth)


Fall 2019 Graduate Term Online Courses

(Note: A Term usually is composed of eight weeks, instead of sixteen weeks as in a Semester.)


Internet Fall Term I, August 19-October 11, 2019

CECH6335-01a -- Children and the Christian Faith
(Stephanie Cline)


CEWM5161-01a -- Spiritual Gifts of Women
(Debi Sharkey)

 
CEWM5286-01a -- Intercultural Missions and Ministry to Women
(Rhonda Kelley)

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Internet Fall Term II, October 14-December 5, 2019

CEYH6360-01b -- Disciple Making with Youth and Families
(David Odom)


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


Fall 2019 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 Courses

Monday

2:00-3:50 p.m. (CST)
EVAN5230-0006 -- Supervised Ministry 1
(Preston Nix)

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Tuesday

2:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)
CECH6321-0006 -- Child Development -- Canceled
(Donna Peavey)


CCSW6371-0006 -- Social Work Practice & Christianity
(Kevin Brown)


5:00-7:50 p.m. (CST)
CHPL5380-0006 -- Principles of Church Planting
(George Ross)



6:00-7:50 p.m. (CST)
EVAN5250-0006 -- Church Evangelism
(Preston Nix)

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Wednesday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)
CEEF6306-0006 -- Lifespan Development
(Donna Peavey)


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


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Thursday

6:00-8:50 p.m. (CST)
CEAD6355-0006 -- Leading Family Ministry
(Ernest Graham)

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Friday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)
THSE6300-0006 -- Theological Research and Writing
(Rhyne Putman)
(Class will meet 5 times: 9/6, 9/20, 10/4, 11/8, 12/6.)

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8-Time Hybrid Course

Monday

6:00-8:50 p.m. (CST)
CEST6300-0006 -- Introduction to Educ. Research and Statistics
(Rick Yount)
(Class will meet 8/19, 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2)

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Monthly Courses

Monday

1:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)
CECM6353-0006 -- History & Philosophy of College Ministry
(Beth Masters) 
(Class will meet 8/19, 9/16, 10/21, 11/11)

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Wednesday

11:00-11:50 a.m. (CST)
PHIL6370-0006 -- Supervised Apologetics Ministry Practicum
(Robert Stewart)
(Class will meet 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4)

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Friday

1:00-5:00 p.m. (CST)
MUED5307-0006 -- Educational Principles of Church Music Ministries
(Greg Woodward)
(Class will meet on 9/6, 10/4, 11/15, 12/6)


MUWM5300-0006 -- Theology of Worship
(Michael Sharp) 
(Class will meet on 8/30, 9/27, 11/1, 11/22)


6:00-9:50 p.m. (CST)
PATH5300-0006 -- Worship Leadership
(Adam Hughes and Bryan McDonald)
(Class will meet 8/23, 9/20, 10/25, 11/15)

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Saturday

8:00-11:50 a.m. (CST)
OTHB5300-0006 -- Introductory Hebrew Grammar
(Jonathan Patterson)
(Class will meet 8/24, 9/21, 10/26, 11/16)


1:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)
OTEN5300-0006 -- Exploring the Old Testament
(Ron Lindo)
(Class will meet 8/24, 9/21, 10/26, 11/16)



Fall 2019 NOLA2U Flex Courses

The following courses are similar to the NOLA2U Live 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 the maximum allowed (9 hours of class time for a weekly course) or (1 class session for a monthly hybrid course) in a semester.

Monday

2:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)
PATH5300-6000 -- Worship Leadership
(Dennis Phelps and Greg Woodward)

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Tuesday/Thursday

8:00-9:20 a.m. (CST)
PHIL5300-6000 -- Philosophy of Religion
(Steve Lemke)

9:30-10:20 a.m. (CST)
EVAN6221-6000 -- Church Revitalization
(Bo Rice)

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

OTEN5300-6000 -- Exploring the Old Testament
(Archie England)


NTEN5300-6000 -- Exploring the New Testament
(Charlie Ray III)

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Wednesday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)
CCSW6360-6000 -- Introduction to Social Work
(Loretta Rivers)
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Thursday

6:00-7:50 p.m. (CST)
HIST5223-6000 -- Baptist Heritage
(Lloyd Harsch)


Fall 2019 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


Spring 2020 Graduate Semester-Length Online Courses

Register by 1/17
Final Exam Deadline: 5/14

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

BSHM5310-01 -- Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
(Jonathan Patterson and Gerald Stevens)

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

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

CCSW6364-01 -- Church Community Ministries
(Kevin Brown)

CEAM6320-01 -- Church Leadership & Administration
(Michael Wang)

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)

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

ETHC5300-01 -- Christian Ethics
(Larry Lyon)

EVAN5250-01 -- Church Evangelism
(Josh Powell)

HIST5223-01 -- Baptist Heritage
(Lloyd Harsch)

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

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

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

MISS5245/5345-01 -- Practicum in Urban Missions
(Ken Taylor)

MISS5330-01 -- Christian Missions
(Ken Taylor)

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

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)

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

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

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

NTGK6300-01 -- Intermediate Greek Grammar for Exegesis
(Charlie Ray III)

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

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

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

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

THEO5300-01 -- Systematic Theology 1
(Andrew Hollingsworth)

THEO5301-01 -- Systematic Theology 2
(Bart Box)


Spring 2020 Graduate Term Online Courses

(Note: A Term usually is composed of eight weeks, instead of sixteen weeks as in a Semester.)


Internet Spring Term III, January 21- March 13, 2020

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

CEWM5251-01a -- Disciple Making & Mentoring for Women
(Stephanie Edge)

CEWM5187-01a -- Teaching Basic Baptist Beliefs for Women
(Allyson Nance)

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Internet Spring Term IV, March 16 -May 7, 2020

CEAD6356-01b -- Leading Adult Ministry
(Joe Sherrer)

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


Spring 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 Courses

Tuesday

2:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)
HIST6305-0006 -- Religious Liberty and the Law
(Lloyd Harsch and Ken Taylor)

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Monthly Courses

Monday

1:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)
CECM6358-0006 -- Church-Based Collegiate Ministry
(Beth Masters)
(Class will meet 1/27, 2/17, 3/23, 4/27)

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Thursday

1:00-9:00 p.m. (CST)
CEEF6600 -- Christian Education Proficiency Seminar
(Randy Stone)
(Class will meet 1/23, 2/27, 3/26, and 4/30)

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Friday

1:00-5:00 p.m. (CST)
MUWM5301-0006 -- History of Worship
(Michael Sharp)
(Class will meet 1/31, 3/6, 4/3, 4/24)

MUWM5304-0006 -- Technologies for Worship Ministries
(Greg Woodward)
(Class will meet 1/24, 2/28, 3/27, 5/1)


6:00-9:50 p.m. (CST)
DISC5260-0006 -- Discipleship Strategies
(David Odom)
(Class will meet 1/31, 2/21, 3/27, 5/1)

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Saturday

8:00-11:50 a.m. (CST)
OTHB6300-0006 -- Intermediate Hebrew Grammar for Exegesis
(Jonathan Patterson)
(Class will meet 2/1, 2/22, 3/28, 5/2)


1:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)
THEO5300-0006 -- Systematic Theology 1
(Page Brooks and Tommy Doughty)
(Class will meet 2/1, 2/22, 3/28, 5/2)


WORKSHOP CLASS (Meets Monday-Friday during Spring Break)

March 16-20, 2020

CEAM6308-0006 -- Risk Management
(Jody Dean)
(Class will meet as follows: Monday 1-4:00 pm and
6-9:00 pm Central Time Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
8-11:00 am and 1-4:00 pm Central Time Friday 8:00 am-
12:00 noon Central Time)


Spring 2020 NOLA2U Flex Courses

The following courses are similar to the NOLA2U Live 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 the maximum allowed (9 hours of class time for a weekly course) or (1 class session for a monthly hybrid course) in a semester.

Tuesday/Thursday

8:00-9:20 a.m. (CST)
COUN5202-6000 -- Counseling in Ministry
(Craig Garrett)

PREA6213/6313-6000 -- Contemporary Bible Exposition
(Bo Rice)


9:30-10:20 a.m. (CST)
CEYH6343-6000 -- Youth Culture
(David Odom)

NTEN5300-6000 -- Exploring the New Testament
(Bill Warren)

THEO6305-6000 -- Issues in Contemporary Theology
(Page Brooks)

12:30-1:50 p.m. (CST)
MISS6342-6000 -- Introduction to Urban Missions
(Ken Taylor)

1:00-1:50 p.m. (CST)
HIST5223-6000 -- Baptist Heritage
(Lloyd Harsch)

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Tuesday

2:00-4:50 p.m. (CST)
CCSW6361-6000 -- Social Welfare Policy & Planning
(Loretta Rivers)

6:00-8:50 p.m. (CST)
PREA5300-6000 -- Proclaiming the Bible
(Adam Hughes)

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Wednesday

8:00-10:50 a.m. (CST)
DISC6300-6000 -- Lifespan Discipleship
(David Odom)

THEO5301-6000 -- Systematic Theology 2
(Rhyne Putman)

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Thursday

6:00-8:50 p.m. (CST)
OTEN6321-6000 -- Old Testament Eschatology
(David Justice)


Spring 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

CEWM6375-0001 -- Mentoring in Ministry to Women
(Emily Dean)

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

DISC5260-0001 -- Discipleship Strategies
(Hal Stewart)

EVAN6221-0001 -- Church Revitalization
(Bo Rice)

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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