Trinity Seminary specializes in distance education degrees at the masters and doctoral level. As a non-residency seminary, Trinity online seminary school uses the latest technology to provide its seminary students with the guidance they need to do their research projects and complete their degree. Student advisement, faculty mentoring and research can all be done over the internet from anywhere in the world. Trinity has designed online seminary programs specifically oriented to provide students the help they need doing seminary level work in an online environment.
Online Seminary Course Options
Trinity also offers its seminary students a variety of course delivery methods, depending upon the needs of the student. Our independent study courses allow students to work at their own pace, at any time they need to work. For busy students with an active ministry, the flexibility Trinity independent study courses provide them a means to complete their degree at their own pace. Trinity online courses make students to complete their course work in a set time period, without having to meet at exact times. Trinity online seminary courses make the most of non-linear, threaded discussions to increase student involvement, without having to be fixed to a time or a location. And Trinity webinars offer live, interactive video and audio classrooms that meet on a specific time and day, replicating the traditional classroom environment for students no matter where they are in the world. Trinity On Demand Webinars offer prerecorded video over a specific time period, combining the ease of both formats.
Trinity Seminary proudly offers degrees at both the masters and doctoral levels. Take a look at the list of available degree programs and decide which is best for you, your career and your ministry. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call 1-800-457-5510 to speak to an advisor, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be happy to work with you and find the right online seminary program that suits you personally.
Master of Arts Degrees
Trinity Offers Five Degrees at the Master’s level in the School of Biblical and Theological Studies:
- Master of Arts in Bible and Theology
- Master of Arts in Biblical Studies (with Electives)
- Master of Arts in Theology (with Electives)
- Master of Arts in Biblical Studies (with Languages)
- Master of Arts in Theology (with Languages)
Trinity Offers Three Degrees at the Master’s level in the School of Christ-Centered Counseling:
- Master of Arts in Counseling Ministry
- Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling
- Master of Arts in Christian Counseling
Trinity Offers Five Degrees at the Master’s level in the School of Integrated Apologetics:
- Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics and Evangelism
- Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics and Philosophy (with Electives)
- Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics and Theology (with Electives)
- Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics in Philosophy (with Languages)
- Master of Arts in Apologetics and Theology (with Langauges)
Trinity Offers Three Degrees at the Master’s level in the School of Practical Ministry:
- Master of Arts in Christian Ministry
- Master of Arts in Christian Management and Leadership
- Master of Arts in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry
Master of Divinity Degrees
Doctor of Religious Studies Degrees
Trinity Offers Two Degrees in the Doctor of Religious Studies level in the School of Biblical and Theological Studies:
Trinity Offers Two Degrees at the Doctor of Religious Studies level in the School of Christ-Centered Counseling:
- Doctor of Religious Studies in Biblical Counseling
- Doctor of Religious Studies in Christian Counseling
Trinity Offers Two Degrees at the Doctor of Religious Studies level in the School of Integrated Apologetics:
- Doctor of Religious Studies in Christian Apologetics and Philosophy
- Doctor of Religious Studies in Christian Apologetics and Theology
Trinity Offers Two Degrees at the Doctor of Religious Studies level in the School of Practical Ministry:
- Doctor of Religious Studies in Christian Management and Leadership
- Doctor of Religious Studies in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry
Doctor of Ministry Degrees
Trinity offers four degrees at the Doctor of Ministry level:
- Doctor of Ministry in Biblical and Theological Studies
- Doctor of Ministry in Christ-Centered Counseling
- Doctor of Ministry in Christian Apologetics and Evangelism
- Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership
Doctor of Philosophy Degrees
Trinity Offers Two Degrees at the Doctor of Philosophy level in the School of Biblical and Theological Studies:
Trinity Offers Two Degrees at the Doctor of Philosophy level in the School of Christ-Centered Counseling:
Trinity Offers Two Degrees at the Doctor of Philosophy level in the School of Integrated Apologetics:
- Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Apologetics and Philosophy
- Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Apologetics and Theology
Trinity Offers Two Degrees at the Doctor of Philosophy level in the School of Practical Ministry:
- Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Management and Leadership
- Doctor of Philosophy in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry
From Our Students
"Throughout my 57 years of life, the Lord has opened many doors for me for which I am most thankful and grateful. For the last several years I had pondered working on my doctoral degree, not out of any career necessity, but to enhance my educational and research skills. Trinity has provided for me a program of study which I feel will exceed my original educational objectives. I have found everyone on Trinity's staff to be very helpful, courteous, and possessing an attitude of genuine caring. This is indeed rare in today's world. "
Rev. Vince Kern, CPA
(Ph.D. student in Ministry Leadership)
"I am grateful to God for the good people at Trinity! I was able to complete my degree with much help from the staff and faculty ! Online education has worked well for me simply because of the hustle and bustle of being a Pastor. This experience has allowed me to continue in full time ministry while finishing this degree. As a graduate I would like to encourage each alumni to give back to our school monthly to help them continue to facilitate an awesome quality distance education."
Jeffery Thompson, 2014 Graduate
"I believe the school and the president are doing fine work. I believe he has a vision for moving Trinity to new levels. The school has always delivered quality theological education at very low prices. In fact, some might say that it should be raised. But I'm on-board for whatever the school leadership thinks is right. If the president continues to allow his steps to be ordered by God, I'm convinced it all work out for the good of those who love the Lord. He should probably just continue to keep doing the fine job he's doing."
"I fully advocate Trinity as a university for those who prefer to study by distance and online, whether in the Unite States or abroad. Trinity's courses are demanding, but extremely rewarding in terms of what they teach you and the breadth and depth of understanding that you reach. What you learn will prepare you for ministry and service within the Body of Christ. Trinity is a well-run seminary that is efficient in helping students finish their degree programmes and is kindly flexible with those who may run into difficulties that prevent them from studying as much as they would like. This is truly a Christian college within the great tradition of Christian universities in the United States."
Peter Harris, 2014 Graduate
MA in Christian Theology
"As a recent graduate of Trinity Theological Seminary (August, 2014), with a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling, I feel a responsibility and obligation to heartily recommend Trinity to any aspiring Christian of any age interested in formal education, training and continued preparation to battle for the truths of God’s Word."
James Roy Dykes, Jr. Founder and Director, Biblical Counseling of Greater Atlanta 2014 Graduate
"As a result of studying under the Trinity program, my knowledge and revelations about God and His Word increased tremendously. I believe that this program equipped me to be more effective in my ability to minister in the field of Christian Education. I look forward to implementing many of the truths, methods and ideas which I have learned into my own ministry setting where I serve."
Venandee L. Hennington, Minister
"Highly personal and highly spiritual describe my experience in my studies through Trinity Theological Seminary. I found their leadership devoted to God's leadership in expanding the Kingdom. The encouragement and practical application of years of experience on the "front lines" make Trinity a great building block in fulfilling one’s call. I recommend your consideration!"
Brent Lay, D. Min.
Englewood Baptist Church
"God gave me the wonderful opportunity to study for the ministry through Trinity College of the Bible and Trinity Theological Seminary from which I received five earned degrees. From the very beginning, the Word of God was exalted and my confidence in the Word of God grew stronger. President Dr. Harold Hunter is a dear friend and brother in the Lord. My heart is thrilled to know him personally and that he is leading Trinity to even higher ground!"
Danny Burnley, D. Min.
West Gantt Baptist Church
Greenville, South Carolina
"I originally began studies at Trinity with the purpose of being trained to encourage others in ministry. But I enjoyed the studies so much I continued on. What I appreciate most is how Trinity taught me to be a better student of Scripture. The education I received prepared me for the ministry I am now in. I only wish I would have started sooner. Because of their commitment to excellence in each field of study, I have no hesitation recommending Trinity to prospective students and especially to those who cannot afford the time or cost to attend seminary. I will always be thankful God led me to Trinity."
Rick Beard, 2013 Graduate
"In 1991, I received my Doctor of ministry from Trinity. It opened up a new area of ministry for me. My dissertation was on church and state and after my degree I continued to pursue the topic. As a result of the work I began at the school, I have been invited to speak at several engagements and have written for several national and local newspapers, magazines and web sites. Thanks Trinity."
Dr. Don S. Wilkey
First Baptist Church
"In 2015 I graduated with a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University. I felt prepared for the graduate work from my undergraduate degree at Trinity, and more so the admissions committee favored my past education. Trinity's state of accreditation did not impact my ability to attend a top ranked graduate level university."
BA in Biblical Counseling 2011
“I want to take a moment to thank the faculty and staff of Trinity College and Seminary as well for their assistance in training several key staff people at my church, myself included. I was personally able to gain valuable knowledge and spiritual wisdom that has enabled me to become a more effective leader. Regardless of your denominational background, Trinity can help train you for a lifetime of ministry. I wholeheartedly recommend Trinity College and Seminary for everyone.”
Dr. Ted Denny
Bethel Baptist Church
"My school’s ethos is centered on the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ. This includes the curriculum, teaching, learning and everything the school does. This has been consistent over the past decade and is still going strong. Every single course is aimed at dealing with the realities that occur in the 21st century church and the communities. The courses are tailor-made to prepare ministry leadership to both teach the word of Jesus Christ effectively and also to tackle 21st century church issues."
Dr. Michael Andam, 2014 Graduate
"As a graduate, I got a world class administration degree at a master level education. The quality of information, the one day webinars, or independent study classes were great and worked out well for me a working dad and minister."
Jon Krause, 2013 Graduate
"The Trinity program enabled me to complete my theological seminary training while in ministry. It also opened the door for a new ministry in the educational field. I found the Trinity program to be academically sound, ministry driven and relevant in application."
James Clark, Pastor,
Grace Baptist Church (Grandview, MO)
"It has been one of the highest privileges of my life to have studied at Trinity College of the Bible and Trinity Theological Seminary. I studied at Trinity because the theological stance held there has been that which I have held to for most of my life. It was discovered to me that the courses which I studied were both informative and rigorous. The persons who marked my work were exacting in what was required and yet at the same time I was given guidance on any matter that it was felt needed further attention. It has taken me three years to complete the first of my degrees (Doc. R. St.) and a further five years to complete the second (P. D.) During the time of study, even though I lived a hemisphere away from Trinity at all time I was kept in close contact by Trinity and it staff. Its programme of distance and on line study helped me consistently and enabled speedy solution to any problems that I was encountering."
Graham Harris; CRK. Dip.Th. (Lond), Dip.Th. (Melb), B.A., M. Litt.St.(Qld), M.A. Ph.D. (Col. Pac), M.Phil. (Syd), Doc. R. St, Ph.D.(Trinity)
"My time at Trinity has been both informative and rewarding. I feel more equipped for ministry than ever before. Trinity formats their class schedule to enhance, not hinder, your ministry. I have never had to neglect my church responsibilities in order to finish my degree. It seems strange for someone to NEGLECT their calling in order to be educated FOR their calling. Trinity understands this and has done a great job of helping pastors reach their educational goals without breaking the bank or slowing down the ministry to the local church."
Preston Cave, 2012 Graduate
BA/MA Christian Education
"The opportunities at Trinity are world class. Excellent teachers, wise course disciplines, and virtual fellowship with students. An enjoyable and enriching experience which becomes humbling when those you serve testify to recognizing growth in you as a person and as a teacher of the Word. I chose Trinity because of their Christian worldview and their financial options that gave me a truly wonderful education. I notice that when I read God's Word or am preparing a biblical message, my thinking has been deepened and my mind sharpened. I realize now how much more there is to learn, and enjoy taking further studies through Trinity."