North Georgia Center


NGA extension center will be hosting a campus preview day for prospective students who are interested in studying at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary at North Georgia Center on October 24 (Monday), 2016.

We would like to invite the prospective students and their parents to experience the campus tour, class visits,and opportunities to speak with current students and professors. 

Please click here for sign up : NGA Campus Preview Day

October 24 (Monday), 2016

We will meet you at the Magnolia Room of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church at 9 AM!

North Georgia Administrative Offices

1000 Johnson Ferry Road Suite C-115
Marietta, Georgia 30068
Phone:  770-321-1606   Fax: 770-321-5363

Classes Meet at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

955 Johnson Ferry Road

Marietta, Georgia 30068


Click the appropriate link below to jump to a specific section of the NGA webpage or scroll down for more information.







NGA PROGRAMS                         



STUDENT FORMS FOR                                                 

LEAVELL COLLEGE              




NOBTS, Academic Calendar


 North Georgia Faculty & Staff 


Dr. Peter Kendrick

Associate Regional Dean of AL/GA     

Director of NGA Center

Professor of Theology &Culture

Office: 770-321-1606



Dr. Victor Benavides

NGA Recruiter




Paul Chung

NGA Information Technology 





Dr. Judi Jackson

NGA Student Services Director


Ae Rhan Lee

Administrative Assistant

Office: 770-321-1606


Mike Pattillo

NGA Business Manager

Office: 678-905-7663


Dr. Robert Wilson

GA/AL Certificate Center Director

Office: 678-905-7666


Dan McLaughlin

(Volunteer) NGA Student Care Liaison 

KDMin Program


Dr. Jonggil Lee

Director of Korean D. Min. Program,

Assistant Professor of Expository Preaching    

Office: 678-383-2328



Soyoen Park

Administrative Assistant for Korean Doctorate  

of Ministry Program 

Office: 678-905-7688



KTI Program


Dr. Bong Soo Choi

Director of the KTI Program

Professor of New Testament & Greek      

Office: 678-533-7466



Junglim Lee

Administrative Assistant for KTI Program

Office: 678-533-7465



NGA Library


Helen Shin 

North Georgia Hub Librarian               



Tom Rhe

Duluth Library Assistant


Rev. Charles Owusu

Assistant Library 

Office: 678-905-4858    



Dr. Ken Ellis

Director of NOBTS

Phillips State Prison

Extension Center



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2016-2017 Tuition and Academic Fee Schedule

2016-2017 Tuition and Academic Fee Schedule

NGA Campus Preview Day on October 24, 2016

Join us on Monday, October 24, 2016, for the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Preview Day at the North GA Hub! Prospective students will have the opportunity to observe a class, learn about NOBTS programs, and dialogue with faculty, staff, and current students.

Location: Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Magnolia Room, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30068.

Please click here fo sign up: NGA Campus Preview Day
If you have any questions please email and call at 678-905-7668. Thank you!

NOBTS Student Handbook

NOBTS Student Handbook 2016

NOBTS Student Services

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/support requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System .  - Email for general  technical questions/support requests.
504.816.8180   - Call for any technical questions/support 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.” 

Please visit The Writing Center: 

NGA Affinity Groups

Do you have a desire to connect with others who have similar life callings?

Are you interested in sharing stories and growing in faith with those who live in a similar ministry world as yourself?

Do you want to be mentored in leadership skills for God's Kingdom?

Then join us for an Affinity Groups.

Evangelism/Church Planting: Dr. Kendrick ( 

Sept. 12th                                Affinity Group for Pastoral/Church Planting;NOBTS Women groups:Lunch &Meet with Rev. Rod Zwemke

Sept. 26th                                Affinity Group for Pastoral/ Church Planting/Lunch &Meet with Dr. Larry Wynn (GBMB)

Oct 10th                                   Affinity Group for Pastoral Ministry/Church Planting/Lunch &Meet with Dr. Jim Haskell (NAMB)

Nov. 7 th                                  Affinity Group for pastoral ministry/ Church Planting/Lunch & Meet with Dr. Jerry Baker (GBMB)

Pastoral Care: Dr. Scott Miller ( )

Meeting Dates: 9/19, 10/3, 10/24, 11/14, 11/28, and 12/12

The following is the message from Dr. Scott Miller:

For the last couple of years I have met with students for lunch in the Magnolia Room who are interested in an interactive discussion about various ministry leadership topics.  You are welcome to join us on any of the following Mondays from around 11:50 AM to 12:45 PM:  September 19, October 3, October 24, November 14, November 28, and December 12.  It requires no preparation or homework; we talk about practical, front-line ministry topics.  If you are interested in joining us or have any questions, please e-mail me at   I hope your new semester has started well!

Thanks, Scott Miller

Christian Education /Discipleship: Rev. Charles Owusu ( )

NOBTS Women: Dr. Judi Jackson ( )/ NOBTS Women group 

NOBTS Academic Key Dates


Fall 2016

Oct 10th                                   Affinity Group for Pastoral Ministry/Church Planting/Lunch &Meet with Dr. Jim Haskell (NAMB)


Oct. 17th – 21st                          Fall Break/October Workshop

Oct. 24th                                 NGA Preview Day

Nov. 7 th                                  Affinity Group for pastoral ministry/ Church Planting/Lunch & Meet with Dr. Jerry Baker (GBMB)


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

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The Gatekeeper

The Gatekeeper is updated weekly during the semester and provides the following information: seminary-wide announcements, important dates, and current ministry positions sent to the main campus CMR. Click HERE for The Gatekeeper. 

For information specific to Georgia centers, check for updates on this site, NOBTS Georgia Facebook, NOBTS Georgia Twitter, and email blast sent from the NGA center. If you are not receiving emails and would like to join the email list please contact

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NGA Library 

The NGA library has approximately 27,000 books including journals and some audio-visual materials and the collection keeps growing. Also, don’t forget – the resources of the main campus library are also available to extension center students

Click HERE for more information on the NGA Library. 

Click HERE for updated resources information. 

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Click HERE for the Fall 2016 Orientation Guide. 

Orientation is a graduation requirement for all students. If you are a new student that has been accepted to attend NOBTS for an undergraduate or graduate degree please email  to register for Orientation. Or if you are a current student and for some reason, you have not attended the required Orientation you may email to register for orientation or for more information.

Student Absence Policies

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Student Partnerships

  • Belgium -The partnership is in conjunction with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. NOBTS students have the opportunity to serve on a short-term mission trip in Ghent, Belgium. The vision of this partnership is to serve alongside both the IMB missionaries and the indigenous Christ-followers to share the gospel, make disciples of the Flemish people and to plant multiplying Flemish churches. The mission trip occurs in the summer (July).


    Romania – The partnership is in conjunction with the Romanian Baptist who serve among the Roma people group. NOBTS students have the opportunity to serve on a short-term mission trip in the Roma villages surrounding the cities of Cluj, Romania and Zalau, Romania. The vision of this partnership is to share the gospel among the Roma people, equip the Christ-followers among the Roma people to share the gospel in their villages and to plant multiplying churches among the Roma people. This mission most often occurs during or around Spring Break (March or April). 

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Seminary Scholarships

Georgia Baptist Foundation offers financial assistance to all qualified Georgia Baptist students enrolled in Southern Baptist seminaries. The financial assistance is provided from funds held in trust by the Georgia Baptist Foundation.
BWMU of Georgia grants a limited number of scholarships each year to women residing in Georgia who are attending Baptist seminaries. To qualify for one of these scholarships, students must indicate an evidence of need, commitment to missions, academic ability, strong character, good health, personal references and acceptance by a Baptist seminary. An application form may be downloaded from the state WMU office website, The application form must be completed and returned to the WMU office by March 1.
Gwinnett Metro Baptist Association - Catherine and Pat Lewis Scholarship Fund
If you currently serve in a ministerial position at a Gwinnett Metro Baptist Association church of the Southern Baptist Convention, you may be eligible to receive scholarship funds. For further information please contact Hugh Townsend, Director of Missions at or770.963.8350 (office).

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**Note, the professor may make changes before classes begin. Final copies of the syllabi will be available via Blackboard or handed out by the professor on the first day of class.** If you do not see a syllabus for a specific course please contact the professor directly. 

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Fall 2016-2017 Schedules

North Georgia Graduate Schedule for Fall 2016

Graduate Online schedule fall 2016

North Georgia Leavell College Schedule for Fall 2016 

Leavell College Online schedule fall 2016

Spring 2017 Schedules

North Georgia Graduate schedule for Spring 2017

Graduate Online Schedule Spring 2017

North Georgia Leavell College Schedule for Spring 2017

Leavell College Online Schedule Spring 2017

Course Syllabus


Fall 2016

North Georgia Graduate course Syllabi Fall 2016

North Georgia Leavell College course Syllabi Fall 2016

NOBTS Chapel Services

New Orleans host chapel on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the semester at 11:00am (CST). To view live Chapel services or an archive of chapel services please click HERE. 

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NGA Programs

NGA English Programs

Graduate classes at the North Georgia Hub meet on Mondays as well as Tuesday nights for semester-long courses. Hybrids courses meet on Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays four times during the semester. Graduate students may earn a Master of Divinity, Master of Divinity with a specialization in Christian Education, Master of Arts in Christian Education, or Master of Arts in Worship Ministries. 

Leavell College classes meet on Mondays throughout the day and evening for semester-long courses. Hybrid courses meet on Thursdays or Fridays four times during the semester. Students in Leavell College may obtain an Associate in Christian Ministry degree or work toward a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry degree. 

For more information on the Graduate or the Undergraduate programs at the North Georgia Center, please email or call 770.321.1606.

Worship Studies Promotional Material: Click on link MA in Worship Studies Brochure  to download a brochure pertaining to study programs available through the North Georgia Hub Graduate Certificate Program. Contact Dr. Michael Sharp ( for more information on Worship Studies. 

Top Seven Reasons to Study at an NOBTS Extension Center

Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Divinity (MDiv) - the standard Master of Divinity is an 84-hour graduate degree designed to equip Christians with a wide variety of ministerial callings. A three-year cycle of graduate courses is offered at the Marietta campus.

                At the NGA Center students may pursue an MDiv with a specialization in - 

    • Master of Divinity with specialization in Biblical Language
    • Master of Divinity with specialization in Biblical Studies
    • Master of Divinity with specialization in Christian Education
    • Master of Divinity with specialization in Worship Studies 
  • Master of Arts in Christian Education (MACE) - the MACE is a 63-hour graduate degree designed to equip Christians called to serve in educational ministries of local churches, missions, and denominational agencies or other related ministries
  • Master of Arts in Worship Studies (MAWM) - the MAWM is a 53-hour graduate degree designed to prepare leaders to serve the local church in the area of worship leadership. 

Leavell College (Undergraduate Degrees)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry (BACM) - the BACM is a 126-hour undergraduate degree providing a broad foundation for ministry which will also prepare students to pursue further training at the graduate level. 
  • Associate in Christian Ministry (ACM) - the ACM is a 70-hour undergraduate degree designed to equip church leaders for ministry and also constitutes over half of the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry degree. 

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Certificate Programs

The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Undergraduate Certificate Program was founded to respond to the needs of churches by preparing believers to serve more effectively in their church and their community. Certificate programs are accredited, available, affordable, and accessible. Click HERE for more information.  

NOBTS is offering a fully accredited Biblical Teaching Certificate Program. This program is available to all persons regardless of educational background. The purpose of this program is to provide supplemental training for ministers and local church leaders in biblical interpretation and instruction. Up to 12-18 hours can be applied toward an Associate or Bachelor's degree program. For more information on certificate programs email Dr. Peter Kendrick at OR Dr. Robert Wilson at 678-905-7666. 

GA/AL Certificate Center Directory


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Diploma in Messianic Studies 

Interested in earning a diploma in Messianic studies through Leavell College? Check out the information below

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NGA Korean Programs 

Korean Theological Institute:

For information concerning the Korean Graduate or Undergraduate programs at the Duluth Center, please contact Dr. Bong Soo Choi (

Korean Doctorate of

For information concerning the Korean DMin program, please contact Dr. Jonggil Lee ( ).

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Click Here to Apply Online


Other Centers in Georgia 

Click the link to learn more about the center:

Augusta Extension Center

Columbus Extension Center

Duluth Extension Center

Jonesboro Extension Center

Savannah Extension Center

South Georgia Extension Center

*North Georgia Extension Center Map Direction


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