Birmingham Extension Center


Birmingham Center of NOBTS
c/o The Church at Brook Hills
3145 Brook Highland Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35242
Phone:  (205) 313-7800
Cell:  (205) 516-4535 



Gatekeeper Blog

The Church at Brook Hills

 Pate. Ron

Dr. Ron Pate, Director                

  • Fall 2016

  • Nov. 21st – 25th                       Thanksgiving Break

    Dec. 8th                                    Last day of classes/finals for Thursday classes

    Dec. 12th                                  Last day of classes/finals for Monday classes

    Dec. 13th                                  Last day of classes/finals for Tuesday classes 

    Dec. 17th                                  Graduation

  •  Spring 2017

    Jan. 20th                                   FINAL DAY of PAYMENT: Final day to register and pay tuition

    Jan. 23rd                                         1st day of classes for Monday classes

    Jan. 24th                                   1st day of classes for Tuesday classes

    Jan. 26th                                   1st day of classes for Thursday classes                       

    Feb. 3rd                                    Drop/Add Deadline

    Feb. 15th                                  Graduation Application Deadline for Spring Graduation

    Feb. 28th                                  Mardi Gras Break (seminary closed)

    Mar. 13th – 17th                        Spring Break

    Apr. 14th                                  Good Friday (offices closed)

    May 4th                                    Last day of classes/finals for Thursday classes

    May 8th                                    Last day of classes/finals for Monday classes

    May 9th                                    Last day of classes/finals for Tuesday classes

    May 12th                                  Leavell College Graduation

    May 13th                                  Graduate Program Graduation

Graduate Schedule

Fall 2016 Graduate Schedule

Spring 2017 schedule

Spring 2017 Alabama Graduate programs schedule

(Birmingham, Montgomery, Huntsville, Rainsville, and Tuscaloosa)

Undergraduate Schedule


Fall 2016 Undergraduate Schedule

Spring 2017 Alabama Leavell College schedule

(Birmingham, Rainsville, and Tuscaloosa)

New Orleans Schedule

New Orleans Campus Graduate Schedules

New Orleans Campus Leavell College Schedules


Spring 2017 AL Graduate Course Syllabi

Spring 2017 Birmingham Leavell College Course Syllabi

Fall 2016 AL Graduate course Syllabi

Fall 2016 Birmingham Leavell College Course Syllabi

Spring 2016 AL Graduate Program

Spring 2016 AL Leavell College 

FALL 2015 Birmingham Graduate program

FALL 2015 Birmingham Leavell College


GRADUATE Cycle, Revised March 2015  

UNDERGRADUATE Cycle, Revised August 2015

Tuition and Academic Fee Schedule for 2016-2017

Tuition and Academic Fee Schedule for 2016-2017

 Other Alabama Extension Schedules

Central Alabama Center - Montgomery

Montgomery Graduate Schedule FALL 2015 

North Alabama Center - Huntsville

Huntsville Graduate Schedule FALL 2015

North East Alabama Center - Rainsville

Rainsville Graduate Schedule FALL 2015

Rainsville Undergraduate Schedule FALL 2015

West Alabama Center - Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Graduate Schedule FALL 2015

Tuscaloosa Undergraduate Schedule Fall 2015--Watch for future semester start date of Undergrad Classes


The Birmingham Extension Center Library maintains a collection of more than 2,600 volumes. We have multiple commentaries for the Old and New Testament. We also have multiple resources available for theology, counseling, church growth, pastoral ministry, biblical languages, etc. The library also maintains subcriptions to leading theological journals. Students also have access to online databases for the latest research in psychology, counseling, and theological journals, etc. For more information about the Birmingham Center Library, please contact 

Birmingham Center students have access to the John T. Christian Library on main campus. Students can checkout books from New Orleans and have them shipped. Samford University also allows NOBTS Students access to their library, simply present your NOBTS student ID at the front desk. 

The Alabama Centers Gatekeeper Archive

Financial Aid Information 


Textbook info

Follow the link to the NGA Hub Virtual Bookstore to see the books you will need for your courses.  The NGA Hub Virtual Bookstore lists all the courses for the current or next semester.

Classes at the Birmingham Center meet on Mondays, or Thursday and Fridays for Undergraduate students and Mondays, or Tuesday and Thursday nights for Graduate students. Leavell College students may obtain an Associate in Christian Ministry degree or a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry. Graduate students may earn the Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Christian Education degree.

To request a catalog and an application, please contact the Enlistment Office at or
Click on the following link to request a catalog and an application online: 

Turabian Tutor 7th Edition. Click on this link to download the latest edition of the Turabian Tutor in pdf format. It is based on the 7th Edition of the Turabian style manual which contains several substantial changes from the 6th edition.

Student Services

This is a partial list of NOBTS student services available to all students, no matter your delivery system or location. 

If you have questions or do not see what you need here, please refer to,

email us at, or call the Dean of Students office at 800-662-8701, ext. 3283. We are glad to assist you!




Web Page

Advising – Graduate Program

504.282.4455 x3312

Advising – Undergraduate Program


Church Minister Relations
(for ministry jobs)

504.282.4455 x3291

Financial Aid

504.282.4455 x3348

(help to avoid student debt)



NOBTS news


Information Technology Center


Help with Blackboard





Online library resources


Writing and Turabian style help


Guest Housing

(Providence Guest House)

504.282.4455 x4455

Student Counseling


Women’s Programs


504.282.4455 x3334

For additional library resources in your state, check

  • GALILEO for Georgia students
  • LALINC for Louisiana students
  • Florida Virtual Library ( for Florida students

Technical Support

Need   technical  assistance? Contact the ITC today! - Email for   technical  questions/support  requests with the site (Access to online registration, financial account, online transcript, etc.)   - Email for technical questions/supportt requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System .  - Email for general  technical questions/ssupport requests.
504.816.8180   - Call for any technical questions/supportt requests. - General NOBTS technical help information is provided on this website.

QEP( Quality Enhancement Plan)-Improve English Writing at the Graduate Level

NOBTS plans to improve English writing at the graduate level by creating a writing center and by training faculty and teaching assistants to improve feedback on student writing.  

Our plan to improve writing called, “The Write Stuff.” 

Pease visit The Writing Center: 

***Birmingham Extension Center Map Direction

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