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Confession
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and its undergraduate school, The College at Southeastern, affirm the Bible as the authoritative Word of God. We covenant to teach in accordance with and not contrary to the Abstract of Principles and the Baptist Faith & Message. We further affirm the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy and the Danvers Statement on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.
 
Identity
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is an institution of higher learning and a Cooperative Program ministry of the Southern Baptist Convention. The College at Southeastern is a school of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
 
Accreditation

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the College at Southeastern are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges 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 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the College at Southeastern.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is accredited by The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1103: Telephone 412-788-6505).

The seminary has been accredited by ATS since 1958 and by SACS since 1978.

 
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Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the College at Southeastern are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges 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 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the College at Southeastern.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.

Here is the list of degrees which ATS has accredited for SEBTS:

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  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
  • Master of Arts in Christian Education (MA in Christian Education)
  • Master of Arts in Christian Education with Biblical Counseling (MACE with Biblical Counseling)
  • Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling (MA in Biblical Counseling)
  • Master of Arts in Christian School Administration (MA in Christian School Administration)
  • Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership (MA in Ministry Leadership)
  • Master of Arts in Women’s Studies (MA in Women’s Studies)
  • Master of Church Music (MCM)
  • Master of Arts (Biblical Languages) (MA [Biblical Languages])
  • Master of Arts (Bible Translation) (MA [Bible Translation])
  • Master of Arts (Christian Studies) (MA [Christian Studies])
  • Master of Arts (Ethics, Theology, and Culture) (MA [Ethics, Theology, and Culture])
  • Master of Arts (Old Testament) (MA [Old Testament])
  • Master of Arts (Philosophy of Religion) (MA [Philosophy of Religion])
  • Master of Theological Studies (MTS)
  • Master of Theology (Th.M.)
  • Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)


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  • Master of Arts (Christian Studies)


Approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program

The Commission’s contact information is:

The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275 
USA

Telephone: 412-788-6505
Fax: 421-788-6510
Website: http://www.ats.edu

The seminary has been accredited by ATS since 1958 and by SACS since 1978.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is an affiliate of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. CCCU is an international association of intentionally Christian colleges and universities. Founded in 1976, its mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help its institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth. 

The Council’s contact information is:

Council of Christian Colleges and Universities
321 Eighth Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Telephone: 202-546-8713
Website: http://www.cccu.org/

Southeastern has been a CCCU affiliate since 2008.

Degree program(s) of study offered by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary have been declared exempt from the requirements for licensure under provisions of North Carolina General Statutes (G.S.) 116-15(d) for exemption from licensure with respect to religious education. . . . Exemption from licensure is not based upon any assessment of program quality under established licensing standards.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Post Office Box 1889
  • Wake Forest, NC 27588
  • Phone: (919) 761 - 2100
Our Mission
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary seeks to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ by equipping students to serve the Church and fulfill the Great Commission.
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