Central Baptist Theological Seminary
Become a transformative leader with a distinctive, creative vision in the emerging, global Christian community. Live a more meaning-full and dynamic life through prayer, compassionate work and empathic action.
Our Seminary Programs
For over 100 years, Central Baptist Theological Seminary has lived out its mission, equipping and empowering present and future ministry leaders to serve God, humanity, and all creation. Through innovative programs and expert faculty, students are prepared to craft compelling visions of love and hope, to lead in times of change, and to form community through sharing and healing. Join our learning community. Find your place.
Central offers Master's and Doctoral degrees in English and Korean for present and future leaders. Learn more about our programs in ministry, theology, chaplaincy and counseling.
Certificates & Diplomas
Certificate and Diploma programs provide personal and professional development training. We have programs in English, Korean, and other languages.
Educational opportunities exist for anyone wanting to explore their faith for personal and spiritual formation. Audit a class or participate in a workshop to enhance your knowledge.
My courses at Central have been a bright spot in this long night. Throughout my first year at CBTS and into my second year, I have developed a deep fascination with the Bible and studying it through various lenses including literary, historical, and cultural.
Sara Crocker, MATS Student
Latest News & Posts
by Pamela R. Durso
As I get to know the Central Baptist Theological Seminary community, I want you to hear some of the amazing stories that I am hearing. To share those stories with you, I am “interviewing” students, alums, faculty, staff, board members, and supporters and sharing an interview on my blog, THIS IS CENTRAL. I invite you... As the executive assistant and development manager, Kay Leigh provides administrative assistance to the president and works alongside the development team. Kay joined the Central staff on June 1 after working in the retirement plan industry for 15 years. She is not new to Central, having previously work in the Korean Program Department in 2013-2014 as... Check out the latest alumni spotlight of one of our newest Central alums, LeAundra Stewart-Boyice, MDiv'21, in her own words! Before the COVID-19 pandemic, I was involved in a ministry planted by my wife, Rev. Dionne Boyice, which housed people who have been morally injured by the church. Although COVID brought about an abrupt cease...
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