Birmingham Extension Center

On-Site Orientation at Birmingham Center
Date/Time: August 13th, 2018 at 6 pm
Location: The Church at Brook Hills

                3145 Brook Highland Pkwy
                Birmingham, AL 35242

Contact: Dr. Ron Pate at 

Birmingham Center


The Church at Brook Hills
3145 Brook Highland Pkwy

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone:  (205) 313-7800

Cell:  (205) 516-4535 


Pate. Ron

Dr. Ron Pate, Director



Gatekeeper Blog

The Church at Brook Hills

NOBTS Academic Key Dates

  • August 17th, 2018: Registration/Tuition Payment Deadline
  • August 20th, 2018: Monday Class Starts
  • August 21st, 2018 (Tuesday): Tuesday Class Starts
  • August 23rd, 2018: Thursday Class Starts
  • August 31st, 2018: Drop/Add Deadline
  • September 3rd, Monday: Labor Day/ Class Closed
  • October 15 - 19, 2018: Fall Break/ No Classes/October Workshops
  • Nov. 19-23, 2018: Thanksgiving Break/ No Classes
  • December 4th, 2018: Last Day of Tuesday Class
  • December 10th, 2018: Last Day of Monday Class
  • December 15th, 2018: Graduation
  • December 22nd – 31st : Christmas Break (Offices Closed)

Classes at the Birmingham Center meet on Mondays 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: 


Spring Orientation

Academic Advising

Now that the semester is underway, it's a great time to check on your progress in your degree program and make sure you're on track! Click on the following link to schedule an appointment with Dr. Judi Jackson, Student Services Director: Academic Advising Schedule.  Note: Phone appointments are assumed unless you state otherwise.


Fall 2018 Tentative Schedules

Alabama Graduate program schedules (Birmingham, Montgomery, Huntsville, Rainsville, and Tuscaloosa)

Alabama Centers' Leavell College(Birmingham, Huntsville, Rainsville, and Tuscaloosa)

Master's Alternative Format Courses

Online Leavell College Schedule


Course Syllabus

AL Graduate Program (Birmingham, Montgomery, Huntsville, Rainsville, and Tuscaloosa)

AL Birmingham Leavell College



AL Graduate cycle

AL Leavell Colleg cycle

Tuition and Academic Fee Schedule for 2018-2019


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 subscriptions to leading theological journals. Students also have access to online databases for the latest research in psychology, counseling, and theological journals, etc. 

Birmingham Center students have access to the John T. Christian Library on the 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. 

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.

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.

NOBTS Student Services

If you have questions, 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!

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.

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