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New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary


The mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is to equip leaders to fulfill the Great Commission and the Great Commandments through the local church and its ministries.

In Florida, NOBTS offers associate, bachelor, and masters degrees, and doctoral studies, as well as certificate ministry training programs, all designed to prepare God-called men and women for Christian ministry.

NOBTS partners with the Florida Baptist Convention to provide theological education at extension centers located throughout Florida, on the main campus in New Orleans, and through internet courses. Florida courses are offered in English, Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole, depending on location and course of study.

Click the locations below to be taken to the NOBTS website to get current information.

Orlando (Hub) / Masters; English
Orlando Center / Doctoral (Studies); English

Broward/Sheridan Hills / Associate, Bachelors; English, French

Graceville / Masters; English

Jacksonville / Masters; English

Pensacola / Masters; English

Hialeah/Miami / Associate, Bachelors, Masters; English, Spanish (undergrad only)

Tampa / Associate, Bachelors; English

West Palm Beach / Associate; French, Haitian Creole


Approved for Veterans' Training
Contact the Orlando Hub for more information

New! Courses in French and Haitian Creole at West Palm Beach

Haitian students who are interested in courses taught in French and Haitian Creole, and live near the West Palm Beach area, may contact Wadler Jules at 786-877-9612 or wjules2@yahoo.com (anglais,français et creole) or Mark Sutton at 407-514-4412 or mwrites47@gmail.com (anglais, français) for more information.

Are you interested in attending a Florida extension center?
 Contact the Orlando Hub atOrlandoHub@Gmail.com or by calling 407-514-4412. We will connect you with the NOBTS extension center nearest you.

Florida students who need help scheduling courses, please contact Dr. Doug Watkins at dwatkins@nobts.edu. South Florida students may contact Dr. Lema at dlema@nobts.edu. Haitian students may contact Wadler Jules at wjules2@yahoo.com.

Need financial assistance? Jim Henry Scholarship applications will be posted on each extension center’s website, or contact OrlandoHub@Gmail.com. To find out about grants, contact the Financial Aid Office at financialaid@nobts.edu.

Veterans, please contact Kim Smith at 407-514-4412 or orlandocenterassist@nobts.edu to find out more about using your VA educational benefits. You can also find out more at www.gibill.va.gov.

The Church Leadership Certificate, offered in English, Spanish, and French, allows you to train church leaders in your church or association. Contact Dr. Doug Watkins at dwatkins@nobts.edu.

If you have a bachelor's degree from a Baptist college, visit Baptist College Partnership Program or email Dr. Archie England at aengland@nobts.edu to discover ways to earn master’s level credit through workshops or testing.

More questions?
 Visit www.nobts.edu, check out the FAQs at the Orlando Hub site, or call the Hub Office at 407-514-4412.

About New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

NOBTS is an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention and is given significant funding by the Cooperative Program. Faculty members subscribe to the Articles of Religious Belief and the Baptist Faith and Message 2000. 

NOBTS is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

The graduate programs of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada.

The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has authorization to operate in the state of Florida under Florida statute 246.083. 


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