Doctorate Degree

DOCTORAL PROGRAMS

  • Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD)
  • Doctor of Theology Degree (ThD)

Candidates will specialize in one of the fields of theological scholarship, such as: Hebrew Bible/Old Testament; New Testament and Early Christian Studies; History of Christianity; Systematic Theology; Ethics; Church Growth and Mission Studies.

Study for the degree of Doctor of Theology extends through three stages:

Coursework, Knowledge Area Modules (KAM), and dissertation.

Candidates for this degree must fulfill the following:

6 credit hours of Course work
6 credit hours of Seminar: Theology: Oral and written presentation
24 credit hours of dissertation

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant must have earned a master’s degree in Divinity, Theology, or Biblical Studies.

1  THD890

Introduction to Theological Research

This course will provide students with the tools for doctoral level research and opportunities for reflection on becoming scholar-pastor. Students are introduced to the conduct and reporting of scholarly theological research.

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2   6 credit hours of Seminar: Theology: Oral and written presentation 6
3   24 credit hours of dissertation 24
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