Degree Status Sheets

At Temple Baptist Seminary, we have a wide range of programs and degrees that can be earned. Within this range of study, several options are available to help each student fit the courses into his or her schedule. Below are the status sheets provided for each program.

Certificate Programs

Each of the Certificate Programs above may be completed entirely through residency, modular courses, or distance education.

Credit Track: For those in the ministry who have earned an accredited bachelor degree. Special consideration is given to those over 30 years of age with extensive ministry experience.

Non-Credit Track: For those in Christian work who desire advanced training in the ministry, but have little or no college work.



Certificate in Christian Ministries Program Status Sheet

Certificate in Biblical Studies Program Status Sheet

Link to e-Expositor's Certificate Status Sheet


Graduate Programs

The Masters Programs at Temple Baptist Seminary provide significant flexibility for the student, with the degree programs being offered in the traditional residential format as well as online learning.

TBS seeks to train ministers who can respond with the truth of the Gospel to changing needs and demands of localized Christian ministry and global world cultures.

All Masters programs may be completed through residency, modular courses, or online distance education. The various master's degrees are designed for those with a baccalaureate degree who desire to interpret correctly and communicate the Word of God, equip the saints for the work of service, and reach a lost world with the Good News.

Master of Ministry (M.Min.) Status Sheet

Master of Ministry (M.Min.) Fast Track Status Sheet

Master of Arts in Biblical Studies (M.A.B.S) Status Sheet

Master of Arts in Biblical Studies (M.A.B.S) Fast Track Status Sheet

Master of Arts in Christian Education (M.A.C.E) Status Sheet

Master of Arts in Christian Education (M.A.C.E) Fast Track Status Sheet

Master of Divinity (M.Div) Status Sheet

Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Fast Track Status Sheet


Doctoral Programs

The Doctor of Ministry (DMin) Program at Temple Baptist Seminary provides significant opportunity for the student to further his/her professional ministry training, with six (6) distinct concentrations.

The DMin degree program is offered in the online distance education format, with the exception of the course--Research Design and Procedures--which is taught each summer on the Tennessee Temple University campus in a one-week module format.

TBS seesk to train ministers with the truth of the Gospel who can respond to the changing needs and demands of localized Christian ministry and the global world cultures.


Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

(30 hours; Prerequisite - M.Div. or its 72-hour equivalent; see the current Academic Catalog for the full requirements for admission to the DMin program)

Some helpful documents: Program Description and Doctor of Ministry Manual

Pastoral Leadership Status Sheet 

Expository Preaching Status Sheet

Pastoral Counseling Status Sheet

Military Chaplaincy Status Sheet

Missions Status Sheet

Discipleship/Christian Education Status Sheet

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