The 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Seminary and Graduate Education at LBC | Capital

by LBC Marketing

September 15, 2020

Do you have questions about how you might continue your seminary or graduate school education at Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School? If so, join the club! We sat down with Admissions Counselors Steve Bowers and Wes Parks to address some of these FAQs. Want to find out more? Give us a call at 717.560.8297 or send us an email at

1. What degrees does LBC | Capital offer?

We offer everything from a graduate certificate to a Ph.D. Check out

2. What is the structure of classes? Are they in-person, blended or online?

Our classes are blended, meaning it’s a mix between on-campus and distance learning. Typically, students start out with distance learning and then about halfway through, there is a two-day (consecutive) on-campus residency. Then, students complete the course with distance learning.

With our blended class structure, you can stay connected to your ministry or job while earning your degree without sacrificing that crucial face-to-face, life-on-life component of learning.

3. Does LBC | Capital accept transfer credits?

Yes. Courses must be from an accredited institution and will be evaluated based on program requirements.

4. Does LBC | Capital have 100% online degrees?

At this time, we do not offer graduate degrees 100% online. Our doctoral degrees, however, require less than 10% of face-to-face learning. Plans are in the works to offer online masters degrees in the near future.

5. When is the application deadline?

We have rolling admission for many of our programs. Please contact us at so we may share the most current enrollment deadline schedule with you.

6. Can I attend part-time?

Absolutely! Full-time status at the graduate level is considered six credits or more. For our programs, that means taking at least two courses per semester. Fewer than six credits is considered part-time.

7. I know I want to take the next step on my educational journey, but I’m not sure where to start or what I want to do. Can you help?

Yes! We would be delighted to help. The best way assist you in a personal, individualized way is over the phone or on a video call at your convenience.

Some of the questions you may want to consider along the way are the following:

  • What is your goal?
  • What do you want to do in the near future?
  • What population would you like to serve?

Do you want to…

  • Learn more about the Bible?
  • Become a pastor?
  • Enter a new job in the ministry field?

Call Wes or Steve at 717-560-8297 to talk these questions through with them, email or visit

Take the next step in Seminary or Graduate education at LBC | Capital!

Schedule a Virtual Visit Today!

What’s your next step?