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.


Graduate Degrees

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.


Lifelong Learning
평생 교육

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.

Student Reflections

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, MDiv Student

Latest News & Posts

졸업생 스포트라이트: 이 은희 (Alumni Spotlight: Eunhee Lee)

이 은희님은 2014년 센트럴 졸업생의 추천과 더불어 신학 공부에 대한 열정으로 센트럴에 지원하였습니다. 또한, 센트럴의 온라인을 통한 뛰어난 교육도 중요한 지원 계기가 되었다고 합니다.  이 은희님은 2020 겨울 신학석사과정을 마치고 현재 어스틴한인장로교회에서 어린이 사역을 맡고 계십니다. 다른 학생들과 마찬가지로, 이 은희님도 팬데믹 기간동안 많은 어려움을 겪어야 했습니다. 센트럴 학생들은 경제적인 어려움, 건강상의 염려, 이에 더하여...
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Central Students Hold Virtual Spiritual Formation Retreat

On April 23-24, Central students gathered for a student-organized virtual spiritual formation retreat. M.Div. student, C.J. Duffie envisioned and organized the gathering under the theme of Engaging the Spirit: Preparing to Lead in Troubled Times. “The decision to organize the retreat was birthed out of a deep longing for community. Seminary is one of the...
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Central Student Selected for Baptist Women in Ministry Mentoring Cohort

Central Master of Divinity student, Courtney Jones, has been selected to participate in the 2021-2023 Mentoring Cohort of Baptist Women in Ministry. Courtney applied to the mentoring program because she is now serving in a ministry setting that affirms her calling and she wants to receive the wisdom and guidance from other women who are...
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