North Georgia Center


We are excited for you to begin studying at the North Georgia (NGA) campus in Marietta, GA or the Duluth, GA campus. Orientation will be held on Monday, January 14th, 2019 from 9:30 AM - NOON. NOTE: Incoming Leavell College students will stay from 12:30 - 3:30 PM for the ETS Proficiency Profile Exam.

The orientation location is Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta, GA 30068 in the Magnolia Room (first-floor entrance from the north parking lot).

This on-campus orientation is a graduation requirement for ALL students. After orientation, NGA faculty and staff will be available to assist you to register for courses for Spring 2019 semester.

The Spring 2019 Registration and Tuition Payment Deadline is Friday, January 18th at 4:00 PM (CST).  Please click here to sign up for the orientation: Spring 2019 On-Campus Orientation

If you have any questions, please email for more information. 

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


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NOBTS, Academic Calendar

2018-2019 Academic Key Dates


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Tuition and Academic Fee Schedule

2018-2019 Tuition and Academic Fee Schedule


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Academic Advising




Judi Jackson has been connected with NOBTS for over three decades. In addition to earning an MRE (1983) and a PhD in Christian Education (2005), she has taught as an adjunct professor since 1995 and served in the Dean of Students office as Associate Dean of Students and Coordinator of Women's Programs (2010-2015). Following a move with her husband Allen to Atlanta, Georgia, Judi now focuses her efforts on the Georgia/Alabama extension centers, primarily out of the North Georgia Hub in Marietta. She is available through appointment and email to advise prospective and current students. email:

Schedule an Appointment


7 Reasons to Study at NOBTS @NGA

NGA extension center had a Campus Preview Day on October 22nd (Monday), 2018. If you have missed this event as a prospective student, we would like to encourage you to contact the NGA office at Also, we would like to share with you our PPT. The PPT will provide you 7 reasons to study at NOBTS at the NGA Center. Please click here for the PPT content: 7 REASONS TO STUDY AT NOBTS @NGA 


Yes, you read that right! Registration, tuition, and even the graduation fee for the Ministry Wife Certificate Program is FREE for wives of current NOBTS students. So, if you are enrolled in classes at NOBTS -- main campus, extension center, and online -- your wife is eligible to take classes in the Ministry Wife Certificate Program. And this is a great time for her to start OR to keep going because, for the very first time, the course The Minister's Wife will be offered online this spring beginning January 23. Prior to now, this course has only been offered on the main campus. To find out more about the program, contact Dr. Rhonda Kelley (NOBTS President's Wife and certificate program director) at

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

Quality Enhancement Plan

Improve English Writing at the Graduate Level.
NOBTS offers "Writing Center "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: 

NOBTS Important 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
  • September 10th, 2018: Lunch Connection (with Jason Sampler)
  • September 24th, 2018: Lunch Connection (with Mark Mirza)
  • October 8th, 2018: Lunch Connection (with Gary Greene)
  • October 15 - 19, 2018: Fall Break/ No Classes/October Workshops
  • October 22nd, 2018: Campus Preview Day/ All NGA Lunch
  • November 5th, 2018: First Lap Lunch
  • Nov. 19-23, 2018: Thanksgiving Break/ No Classes
  • December 3rd, 2018: Lunch Connection/Student-led Chapel
  • 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)

Spring 2019

  • Jan. 1st New Year's Day ( offices closed)
  • Jan. 18th Final Day for Tuition Payment for Spring 2019
  • Jan. 21st MLK Holiday (Offices closed, no classes)
  • Jan. 22nd Semester Begins (Tuesday Class)
  • Jan. 28th Monday Class Begins
  • Feb. 1st Drop/Add Deadline
  • Mar. 5th Mardi Gras
  • Mar. 18th-22nd Spring Break
  • April 19th, Good Friday (No Classes: Offices Closed)
  • May 7th, last day of Tuesday Class
  • May 9th, last day of Thursday Class
  • May 13th, last day of Monday Class
  • May 17 & 18th Spring 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 (Main Campus) and click HERE for NGA 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. 
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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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Schedule & Cycle

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NGAGraduate Cycle 
NGA Undergraduate Cycle

Fall 2018 Schedules

North Georgia Graduate Program

North Georgia Leavell College

Master's Alternative Format Courses

Online Leavell College Schedule

Spring 2019 Schedules

North Georgia Graduate Program

Master's Alternative Format Courses

North Georgia Leavell College


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Course Syllabus


Spring 2019

North Georgia / South Georgia Graduate

NGA/Jonesboro Leavell College

NOBTS Chapel Services

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

 North Georgia Faculty & Staff 

KDMin Program


KTI Program


NGA Library


*North Georgia Extension Center Map 


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