Mission

Notice: George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University is in the process of working with the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) to review the qualifications for accreditation. As part of this process, an evaluation committee invites comment about Truett’s fulfillment of its mission as a seminary embedded in a research university based in the largest Baptist university in North America. Please click here to provide comment to the evaluation committee.

As a professional school of Baylor University, George W. Truett Theological Seminary subscribes to the university's mission statement "to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community."

Truett Seminary's purpose is to provide theological education leading to the Master of Divinity, the Doctor of Ministry, the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, the Master of Theological Studies and related dual degrees that is centered in the gospel of Jesus Christ and consistent with historic Baptist commitments to prepare persons to carry this gospel to the churches and the world.

We are committed to holistic student development by equipping students through theological and biblical reflection, spiritual formation, lifelong learning, ministry service, and cross-cultural sensitivity. Truett Seminary provides educational opportunities for students to gain competency for ministry in Christian scriptures and theology, evangelism and global missions, leadership and administration, nurture and cure of souls, and proclamation and worship.