Graduates earn 477 degrees, certificates from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary


About 73.4 percent of the 477 degrees and certificates handed out by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2017-18 were to students in theology and religious vocations programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Forest conferred 243 master's degrees and 72 doctor's degrees in theology and religious vocations programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in divinity/ministry. Data shows the school gave out 162 master's degrees in divinity/ministry, followed by 47 master's degrees in theology/theological studies and 42 doctor's degrees in divinity/ministry.

The seminary enrolled 2,638 students for 2017-18, including 406 in undergraduate programs and 2,232 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Divinity/Ministry
13
3
204
-
220
Theology/Theological Studies
6
-
50
-
56
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
9
-
19
-
28
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
-
-
19
2
21
Religious Education
-
-
20
-
20
Bible/Biblical Studies
2
-
1
-
3
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
-
-
2
-
2
Theology and Religious Vocations total
30
3
315
2
350
73.4
Christian Studies
1
-
39
16
56
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
3
-
5
-
8
Ethics
3
-
4
-
7
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
7
-
48
16
71
14.9
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
-
-
25
-
25
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
-
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
25
-
25
5.2
English Language and Literature, General
10
-
-
-
10
English Language and Literature/Letters total
10
-
-
-
10
2.1
Organizational Leadership
-
-
7
-
7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
-
-
7
-
7
1.5
Women's Studies
-
-
5
-
5
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
-
-
5
-
5
1.1
History, General
2
-
-
-
2
History, Other
1
-
-
-
1
History total
3
-
-
-
3
0.6
Music, General
1
-
2
-
3
Visual and Performing Arts total
1
-
2
-
3
0.6
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
-
-
2
-
2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
-
-
2
-
2
0.4
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
-
-
1
-
1
Education total
-
-
1
-
1
0.2
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
-
-
-
-
-
General Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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