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Dallas Theological Seminary


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Pastoral Ministry Truth
Pastoral Ministry Wherever God Calls You
Master of Theology (ThM) Deeper preparation than a standard MDiv for pastors, missionaries, and leaders in all areas of vocational Christian ministry.
Master of Divinity* (MDiv) DTS does not offer a traditional 3-year MDiv but instead has a unique 4-year integrated Master of Theology (ThM) degree.
MA in Christian Leadership (MACL) Preparation for organizational leadership roles in church, parachurch, missions, and marketplace contexts.
Doctor of Ministry (DMin) Provides advanced training in biblically and theologically oriented ministry to those involved in vocational ministry (also in Spanish).
chair-easy Counseling Hope
Counseling and Licensed Professional Therapy
MA in Biblical Counseling (MABC) Integrates biblical principles with modern psychology for church, institutional, or private licensed counseling practices.
Master of Theology - Counseling Emphases (ThM) Be equipped for effective Christian pastoral counseling, pastoral care, and marriage and family ministry in a nonprofessional environment.
journal-pencil Education Wisdom
Education, Teaching, Youth, Adult Ministry
MA in Christian Education (MACE) For those serving in student, adult, children’s, and any other teaching ministries from elementary school to university and the church.
Master of Theology - Education Emphases (ThM) Learn to design, direct, supervise, and evaluate educational programs in churches, parachurch ministries, and schools.
Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) Helps educators develop the biblical rationale, sociological strategy, and practical implementation of their ministry (also in Chinese).
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Leadership in Churches, Ministries, and Marketplace
MA in Christian Leadership (MACL) Preparation for organizational leadership roles in church, parachurch, missions, and marketplace contexts.
Master of Theology - Leadership Emphasis (ThM) Training in areas such as leadership dynamics, change and resistance in leadership, organizational leadership, and team leadership.
Doctor of Ministry (DMin) Provides advanced training in biblically and theologically oriented ministry to those involved in vocational ministry (also in Spanish).
compass Cross-cultural Mission
World Missions, Intercultural Studies, and Bible Translation
MA in Cross-Cultural Ministries (MACM) Preparation for those called to serve in other cultures by learning from veteran missionaries.
MA (Biblical Linguistics) (MABEL) Preparation for being a Bible translator for unreached people groups, offered jointly with the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics.
Master of Theology - Cross-cultural Emphases (ThM) Focused scholarship and ministry preparation for a single ethnic community or multi-ethnic, socioeconomically diverse context.
inkwell Arts and Culture Beauty
Worship through Art, Beauty, Music, and Culture
MA in Media Arts and Worship (MAMW) Brings biblical and theological insight to the arts and culture for creators, worship leaders, writers, and other media practitioners.
Master of Theology - Arts & Worship Emphasis (ThM) Develop eyes to see theological truths in arts, culture, media, and worship through scholarship and creative work.
Ω Academics Scholarship
Preparation for Academic Ministry and Teaching
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Prepares those entering the highest levels of research, seeking to become scholars and educational leaders in the field.
Master of Theology - Academic Emphasis (ThM) Training for pastor-scholars to serve the church and the academy through the rigorous academic and spiritual training.
Master of Sacred Theology (STM) Provides advanced training for those who have already graduated with a standard MDiv degree or its equivalent.
Master of Arts (TS, OT, NT majors) (MA) Supplements previous seminary education or prepares for doctoral work, with majors in New Testament, Old Testament, or Theological Studies.
Online Studies Life
Fully Online to Learn in Context
MA (Christian Studies) (MACS) Ideal for workers who wish to be trained without leaving their workplace or home countries (also in Chinese or Spanish).
Master of Biblical and Theological Studies (MBTS) Equips business leaders and laypersons to serve in the workforce, at home, and in the church.
Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS) Offers an introduction to seminary coursework for laypersons in the church (also in Chinese or Spanish).

Features

Table Podcast
Aug 21, 2018
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Respectfully Engaging the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints In this episode, Dr. Darrell L. Bock and Richard Hornock discuss respectfully engaging the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Note: This interview was recorded before the...
Table Podcast
Aug 14, 2018
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Freedom from Pornography In this episode, Dr. Darrell L. Bock, Josh McDowell, Joy Pedrow, and Josh Proctor discuss pornography, focusing on ministries that help people find freedom from addiction.
Chapel
Aug 8, 2018
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Apologetics on the Areopagus Dr. Timothy Yoder, associate professor of Theological Studies, discusses some of the lessons about apologetics within Paul's sermon at the Areopagus.
DTS Magazine
Aug 7, 2018
Dr. Larry J. Waters (1946–2018) Dr. Larry J. Waters, DTS graduate, professor of Bible Exposition, Editor-in-Chief for “Bibliotheca Sacra,” author, beloved friend, devoted husband, father of two, grandfather...

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Campuses

Residential campuses and teaching locations serving students all around the world.

Dallas

Founded in 1924, Dallas Theological Seminary exists “to glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders for the proclamation of His Word and the building up of the body of Christ worldwide.” In other words, we want to help men and women fulfill the Great Commission and the Great Commandment.

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Houston

DTS expanded to Houston 25 years ago in 1993 with seventeen students meeting in a donated classroom. Today the permanent facility houses a vast theological library and six technology-equipped classrooms, including a designated preaching lab.

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Washington, DC

We launched the Washington, DC, extension campus in 2010. Since then, DTS-DC added several degree options, installed a basic theological library, and gained multiple resident faculty and staff members who shepherd the campus.

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Other Locations

DTS has several teaching locations around the United States including Austin, Atlanta, Nashville, and San Antonio, as well as international sites around the world.

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Online

We want to equip you for ministry as you make disciples where God has placed you. In addition to traditional class formats, we also offer flexible alternative ways to take classes. Online classes provide you with world-class training anywhere in the world, following a traditional semester format but with flexibility to fit into your schedule. Intensive and weekend classes allow you to minimize your time on campus.

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Teaching Sites

Dallas
Original, historic, family-friendly campus with excellent coffee, fast wifi, and a community of gospel heralds.
Dallas Theological Seminary
3909 Swiss Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
Houston
DTS's first extension site serves the most diverse metroplex in America.
7100 Regency Square Blvd Suite 100 Houston, TX 77036
Washington, DC
Earn your seminary degree in convenient weekend courses near our nation's capital.
McLean Bible Church 10002 Battleview Parkway Manassas, VA 20109
Atlanta
Extension site offering a regular array of weekend courses.
North Point Church 4400 North Point Pkwy Alpharetta, GA 30022
Austin
Extension site offering a regular array of weekend courses.
Hill Country Bible Church 12124 Ranch Road 620 North Austin, TX 78750
Nashville
Extension site offering a regular array of weekend courses.
Fellowship Bible – Brentwood Campus 1210 Franklin Road Brentwood, TN 37027
San Antonio
Extension site offering a regular array of weekend courses.
Northeast Bible Church 19185 FM 2252 Garden Ridge, TX 78266
Passion Global Institute
A unique partnership merging the vision of Passion and the academics of DTS.
Passion City Church 515 Garson Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30324
Northwest Arkansas
Mobile site serving Arkansas and surrounding states.
Fellowship Bible – Brentwood Campus 1210 Franklin Road Brentwood, TN 37027
Australasia
Mobile site serving the Pacific region
Silverstream Retreat 3 Reynolds Bach Drive Lower Hutt 5019 Wellington New Zealand
Europe
Emerging mobile site serving Western Europe.
Newtownbreda Baptist Church 43 Newtownbreda Road Belfast, BT8 7BQ
Hong Kong
Students in China can study entirely online.
Israel
Cohort site for Doctor of Ministry (DMin) students in the Middle East.
Brazil
Cohort site for Doctor of Ministry (DMin) students in South America.
Av. Joaquim Pereira de Queiroz N. 450 - Benevides / PA 68795-000
Guatemala
Cohort site for Spanish Doctor of Ministry (DMin) students.
Semenario Teológico Centroamericano Ave. Bolívar 30-42, Zone 3 City of Guatemala 01003