We are excited that you are interested in the possibility of becoming part of Central. We would invite you to explore all areas of our website to learn of the rich history and mission of the only seminary in Kansas! In this section of the website you will learn how to join other Central graduates to become leaders and serve in all roles of ministry: Senior Pastors, Chaplains, Missionaries, Church Planters, Denominational Officials, and Leaders in Ministry Organizations.
You will learn from a distinguished faculty that combines academic expertise with real-world practical ministerial experience. They are an integral part of the community life of the seminary.
Since 1901 Central has been educating women and men for positions of leadership with an emphasis on providing sound theological training. At Central we offer the following degrees:
Doctor of Ministry
Master of Divinity
Master of Arts (Theological Studies)
as well as a Diploma in Theological Studies
Central Baptist Theological Seminary provides seminary training of the highest quality. At the same time we are committed to that education being both accessible and affordable. We are intentional about keeping our costs low. We also acknowledge that, even with low costs, financial assistance is still a necessity for some. Quality ministry training and/or a deepened spiritual journey are not unattainable whatever your financial circumstances.
For an Master of Divinity or Master of Arts (Theological Studies):
Your cost per semester – approximately $3500
Value per semester – approximately $10,500
In addition to the tuition discount all students receive, a wide range of scholarships are available.
Courses are available at the following sites:
Currently we serve students nationally and internationally through programs in English, Spanish, Karen, Chin, Burmese and Korean. Check out our major emphasis areas – Congregational Health and Global Christianity to see how we understand the call God has for us today.
Class schedules are design to meet your needs:
My joy is to see followers of Christ actively engaged in using their gifts, and blazing trails in effectively reaching the world with the transforming power of the gospel. As a servant leader of Christ’s church, I want to do for others what my leaders and mentors did for me: facilitate that transformational connection between life on the ground and scripture/theology.
I see the Christian faith as a journey, a way of life. Many people can affirm that “church” is the people, not the building, but were that to become a reality in how we actually function, the church would be transformed. I’m fond of using the designation “follower of Christ.” As I read the gospels, the essence of the call of Jesus is action: going, sending, doing.