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)


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: 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


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



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)



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

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



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



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.)


8-Time Hybrid Course


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)


Monthly Courses


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)



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)



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)



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.


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



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)



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


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


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