Ministry (or 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
- 10 years on = 2 credit hours per year for years experience in full time ministry.
Life experience credit is reviewed and awarded by the Dean. A one-time certification fee of $6 per credit hour used will be charged.
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. Life experience credit will not be allowed in any Doctoral level program.