Bachelor of Arts and Master of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry

Students preparing for the pastorate at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) now have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Divinity in five years through the Hunt Scholars Program.

The 5-year BA/MDiv program provides a welcome opportunity for students to receive the best educational training and ministry preparation while minimizing some of the obstacles they face in preparing for God’s calling. For over sixty years, SEBTS has been preparing men for pastoral ministry. This program allows undergraduate students to enroll once they have completed 60 hours of baccalaureate credit. The purpose of this curriculum is to enhance the ministry preparation for these students in accordance with the school’s mission and effectively support the student’s ministerial and theological education.


Total required credits: 127

Average completion time: 4 years.

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What kind of classes will I take?

  • MIN 3610 - Pastoral Ministry and Leadership 
  • MIN 4620 - Biblical Counseling 
  • PHI 3510 - Logic 
  • PHI 3520 - Rhetoric 
  • COM 3610 - Bible Exposition I 
  • COM 3620 - Bible Exposition II 

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who will teach me?

Dr. Keith Whitfield
Assistant Professor of Theology

Dr. Benjamin Quinn
Assistant Professor of Theology and the History of Ideas

William Branch
Assistant Professor of Preaching and Bible

Dr. Tracy McKenzie
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies