Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College

About the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College (CSBS&C)

Located in Cochrane, Alberta, the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College sits right along the banks of the Bow River. It is an ideal location offering the beauty of the river and vast land, with only a 20-minute trip into the downtown core of Calgary. Students can easily take a peaceful day trip to the Rocky Mountains in a short one-hour’s drive. Getting to the Banff National Park is also easy from the school’s location. CSBS&C is the headquarters to the Canadian Baptist Convention and has a quarterly publication called the Baptist Horizon.

The Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary

The Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary offers a variety of degrees including:

Master of Divinity, Master of Biblical Studies, and a Master of Christian Ministry. A unique feature now available at the seminary is the online education option through This flexible program permits students to begin courses at just about anytime.

Student can now complete the Master of Divinity degree through distant studies. This is huge advantage for CSBS students that cannot relocate to the Cochrane campus as it allows students to continue in their ministry settings while completing the Master of Divinity program. Students have the opportunity to participate just like they would on campus by engaging with others through an on-line community. Through this community they may participate in discussion boards, on-line projects, even listen in to a streamed on-line chapel and more.

The Canadian Baptist College

Programs at the Canadian Baptist College include: Bachelor of Christian Studies, Bachelor of Christian Ministry, Diploma of Christian Studies, Diploma of Christian Ministry, Certificate of Christian Studies and the Samuel Program.

The Samuel Program is a 24-credit program offered to high school graduates, providing the opportunity to study college-level courses in a Christian environment. This year long program is designed to prepare students for their future through spiritual growth. Spiritual growth is a result of small group accountability, weekly worship, mentoring from professors and other professionals, and community service. During the course of study students will learn life skills and establish friendships will mature throughout their lives.

A Unique Vision

The Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College aims to train individuals to be great leaders in tough places. CSBS&C is the place for students seeking the best training and preparation to serve in locations that bouts challenge such as a remote village, an international mission site or even in the downtown core of a city. CSBS&C is looking for students who are ready to serve in demanding settings, reconnecting communities through spirit and the word of God.

Students can expect a low student-to-faculty ratio at CSBS&C. This means more opportunity for students to engage in classes and interact with mentors. Learning at CSBS&C is an intimate interaction between students alike and their teachers.


School Address

200 Semina View,
T4C 2G1

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    Cochrane, Alberta

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