Transfer of Credit:
To transfer credit hours to L.B.T.S., a transcript from the applicant’s previous school(s) is required. Acceptance of credit from other institutions is not guaranteed, as it must meet the Seminary standards as determined by the Dean.
Life Experience Credit:
For pastor or ministerial experience 1st five years = 5 credit hours per year for experience in full time ministry, if part time 1/2 credit.
5 to 10 years = 4 credit hours per year for years experience in full time ministry.
From 10 years on = 2 credit hours per year for years experience in full time ministry.
Life experience credit is review and awarded by the Dean.
A one-time certification fee of $6 per credit hour used will be charged.
Life Experience Credit Guidelines:
The following guidelines establish the maximum life experience credit that may be used in Landmark Baptist Theological Seminary study programs:
Graduate of Theology and Bachelor’s programs may use 25% or a maximum of 30 credit hours.
Master level programs may use 25% or a maximum of 8 credit hours.
No life experience credit will not be allowed in any of the Doctoral level programs.