Prospective students considering seminary training almost always have concerns about how to balance their studies with other priorities and commitments in their lives. Your family, career, ministry, and other obligations mean you’ll need a seminary option that’s flexible as you balance your academic work with the rest of life. Long before distance learning became a priority for every school in 2020, Southern Evangelical Seminary was pioneering and then refining an alternative to the traditional, on-campus seminary classroom to meet student needs for online education. With our live-streaming options you’ll feel like you’re right there in the classroom from the comfort of your living room.
Our students consistently tell us how important it is to maintain connections with one another and their professors. Seminary is wonderful. But it’s also challenging and something that demands genuine, intimate community. Our digital campus experience is full of opportunities for you to get connected, enrich those relationships, collaborate, and grow together in Christ. As a student with us, you will be far ahead of the curve as we’ve recreated all the opportunities beyond the classroom from a traditional campus in our digital campus experience.
Approx. 60% of courses are offered as live-streams each semester with the streams also available for on-demand access throughout the course
Other courses are offered as recorded lectures you watch at your convenience with extra live-streaming professor interaction built in
Most of our courses follow the traditional format and meet one night per week for 15 weeks (we do offer a few 8-week courses at times)
Offered throughout the year, these live-streaming modules have all lectures completed in one week with the remaining 14 weeks for assignments
Your work and ministry will be profoundly shaped by the research and investment you make in your seminary training. SES is able to offer our students a set of virtual keys to one of the most remarkable theological resources ever created: the Digital Theological Library. Founded in 2016, SES is one of just over 30 institutional members who fund and support this groundbreaking archive of religious studies and theology resources.