Letter from the Vice President, Dr. Barkev Trachian

Earn your seminary degree completely online at Temple Baptist Seminary. As you study, you will develop into a  qualified and  competent leader who has a passion for understanding Scripture and will be highly trained for effective ministry.

If you desire to pastor a dynamic church or teach in a reputable seminary or Bible college, aspire to do thorough research and write outstanding publications, or have an interest in counseling or chaplaincy in the military, a hospital, or NASCAR, Temple Baptist Seminary of Piedmont International Universityhas a place for you!

Temple Baptist Seminary also gives oversight and direction to all Bible courses offered in the Alford School of Ministry and the School of Bible and Theology.  Temple Baptist Seminary came to Piedmont through the merger with Tennessee Temple University in 2015 and has been a great addition to the already great study of the Bible offered at Piedmont.

For over seventy years the mission has never changedYou can take advantage of the excellence in advanced Bible teaching and effective ministry training while enjoying incredible value and ultimate flexibility. If you are a pastor, professor, chaplain, or para-church leader or desire a more influential ministry role, then you know that advanced training could make all the difference and truly enhance your life and ministry. Enroll today and join a global family of pastors, university presidents, missionaries, ministry leaders, authors, chaplains, educators, and national and international leaders who call Temple Baptist Seminary and Piedmont International University their Alma Mater.

Enrolling at Piedmont means you won’t have to choose between a university with a rich heritage and one with a strong reputation for cutting edge innovation. You won’t have to sacrifice quality for affordability. You won’t have to make a choice between knowledge and application. Get a fully accredited degree from Piedmont and study while you work.

Apply today and begin your advanced ministry training.


...that in all things He might have the preeminence.
Colossians 1:18



Our passion is to graduate men and women who are thoroughly equipped to be successful leaders who obey the Great Commandment, fulfill the Great Commission, and live abundant lives for the glory of God.