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Seminary Academics

Bethel Seminary develops leaders–empowered and equipped to leave a God-honoring legacy. Our focus is on you and how we can provide you with the best training environments, theories, and practices, so you can effectively respond to God’s call. Bethel Seminary is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), ensuring that our programs meet high academic standards.

We have a variety of delivery options to fit your schedule and provide you with a unique learning experience. If you would like to take courses with a consistent group of your peers, follow the Sem Together cohort track. Sem Together is available to every seminary student, regardless of delivery option or program of study. Your student success advisor and enrollment counselor will ensure that you register for the correlating courses.

Residential St. Paul Programs

Online Programs


Spanish, Spanish Ed, TEFL, and TESOL majors who study abroad


denominations represented at Bethel Seminary

What makes our programs unique?

Designed for transformation. All seminaries teach Bible and theology, and most teach spiritual formation—but Bethel Seminary is unique in the way it takes both elements and infuses them with robust leadership development. Through our Transformative Education Model you’ll leave equipped to effectively lead people and faith communities toward all God is calling them to be.  

Focused on real-world skills. Our professors have extensive experience in their fields and will mentor you in important life and work decisions. Our programs are designed to help you build skills that can be applied directly to your workplace.

Practical training for a variety of fields. You’ll be equipped for service opportunities in urban, youth, and children's ministry, cross-cultural missions, family counseling, or groundbreaking theological scholarship.

Preparation for a lifelong impact. Our commitment is to expose you to biblical values, theories, practices, and experiences that allow you to lean into the future of leadership to have a lasting impact in a rapidly changing world.