Jackson Degree Programs
Designed to prepare students for pastoral ministry in a rigorous 106 semester-hour degree typically completed in 3 or 4 years.
Designed to prepare students for counseling ministry, specifically licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor, in a 78 semester-hour degree over 2 or 3 years.
Designed to establish a solid academic foundation in biblical, theological, and historical studies as well as maximum flexibility for students to shape their coursework to fit their needs.
Certificate programs are tailored to meet the needs of the candidates or the requirements of agencies with which they may be associated. Missionary candidates may meet the requirements of their sending agencies by taking a one-year program in Bible, Theology, or Missions. Campus ministry candidates may find courses in Bible and theology to be a helpful addition to training that may be given by their supporting agencies. As with degree programs, a B.A. degree or its equivalent from an accredited school is required.
Summer Institute of Biblical Languages
The RTS Jackson Summer Institute for Biblical Languages (SIBL) provides thorough, intensive introductions to the biblical languages. Hebrew with Dr. Miles Van Pelt and Greek with Dr. Ben Gladd are offered during a special summer intensive in which each language is studied three hours per day, five days per week for eight weeks. During this eight week period, students will complete a full year of language study (Hebrew 1 and 2 or Greek 1 and 2).