Join a Seminary Where Faith & Affordability Go Hand in Hand

If you desire to fulfill God’s calling in your life with accessible and affordable seminary options through a quality reformed theological education, you're going to love BTS.

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Flexible Class Options

Discover our flexible programs and class options that can meet the most challenging time restrictions and demands.

25+ Degrees & Certificates

BTS is committed to biblical inerrancy, historic reformed theology, and protestant confessionalism.

$100/Hour Graduate Tuition

We are committed to bringing quality academic theological education to learners everywhere. Tuition rates are only $100 per credit hour.

Interested in Distance Education?

We utilize all technologies available to us to meet your educational profile. Whether you are in our timezone or across the world, BTS has a program to meet your needs. Through directed study, correspondence, or video conference, we’ll bring biblical learning to you!

BTS Alumni are What Make Our Mission Special

At BTS you will find a community of learners from all walks of life with one thing in common: a desire to learn more about our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

BTS was founded in 1972 with a mission to provide flexible, afforable theological education.
Students internationally studying certificate and graduate courses.
"While BTS is a fraction of the cost of almost any other seminary, the education you get is just as rigorous theologically and academically while always being connected to, and grounded in, ministry application."

Avery Kelly

Director of Adult Discipleship, G+P Austin (TX)

Ike Reeder President of BTS

A Note from the President of BTS, Ike Reeder

BTS exists to help you fulfill your calling, for this is our calling.

BTS was founded in 1972 with a mission to bring affordable, quality reformed theological education to every Birmingham pastor who desired advanced theological education.

Our calling was to help those pastors and leaders fulfill their calling. This is still true today. Your calling is our calling.

We are ready to walk with you on your journey.

Interested in Taking a Course?

As part of a diverse community of learners, you will be taught courses by pastor/professors that are academically excellent, biblically faithful, and ministry-oriented, equipping you for a life of ministry and humble leadership in Christ.