IRBS Theological Seminary Academics for Ministerial Training

Reformed Baptist Ministerial Training

Exceptional academics. Guided practical experience. World-class Professors.
Degrees and certificates for thorough preparation for Ministry.

Degree Programs:

Master of

Divinity

110 Hours

3 Years

Program
Hours

Language Studies

18 Hours

Church History

13 Hours

Systematic Theology

25 Hours

Apologetics

7 Hours

Exegetical Theology

24 Hours

Elective

1 Hour

Pastoral Theology

22 Hours

Total

110 Hours

Master of Arts in

Religion

72 Hours

2 Years

Program
Hours

Language Studies

18 Hours

Church History

7 Hours

Systematic Theology

18 Hours

Apologetics

2 Hours

Exegetical Theology

24 Hours

Elective

1 Hour

Practical Theology

2 Hours

Total

72 Hours

Certificate of

Reformed Baptist Studies

14 Hours

The Certificate of Reformed Baptist Studies Program is intended as continuing education for Pastors and theological students to gain understanding of historical Reformed Baptist doctrine. This is a non-degree program.

Program
Hours

Systematic Theology

6 Hours

Exegetical Theology

4 Hours

Practical Theology

2 Hours

Apologetics

2 Hours

Total

14 Hours

Special/Visiting Student Program

≤ 20 Hours

The Special/Visiting Student Program is designed for students who do not intend to pursue a degree. This program is not intended to serve as preparation for Gospel ministry.

Diploma Program

110 Hours

3 Years

The Diploma Program is a 110-hour non-degree program intended to provide students an opportunity to study at IRBS Theological Seminary without having earned an accredited Bachelor’s degree.

Program
Hours

Language Studies

18 Hours

Church History

13 Hours

Systematic Theology

25 Hours

Apologetics

7 Hours

Exegetical Theology

24 Hours

Elective

1 Hour

Practical Theology

22 Hours

Total

110 Hours

* IRBS Theological Seminary admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Faculty:

Academics with eminently qualified men

  • Academically accomplished
  • Unreserved commitment to The Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689
  • Experienced pastors and preachers of the Word of God
  • Understanding of and appreciation for experimental Calvinism (Puritanism)
  • Fully meeting established academic requirements for service in a graduate school