DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS
Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Philosophy and Ethics (Ph.D. (Eth.D)
This Ph.D. program required: 64 credits, with a minimum of 24 credits in Philosophy, 24 credits in Ethics, 16 credits in any other areas, and a dissertation or project.
The Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Philosophy and Ethics can be completed in a three-year term or less intended for regular students and professionals seeking an in-depth university Christian education in ethics. Following the first year of studies, this degree with an optional minor in ethics gives the students the possibility of pursuing their studies with an in-depth knowledge of ethical issues facing believers.
The general academic objective of the program is to provide a good level of knowledge of major current Christian philosophical movements, issues, and philosophical systems, and to foster analytic skills for ethical problems through case studies. Particular attention is given to understanding the ways in which biblical ethics is applied to some specific disciplines and issues, including science, gender issues, philosophy of law, political philosophy, and philosophy of economics.
This program will allow graduates to work as Christian ethics specialists in various fields, including government, business, defense, health, and science. Professional candidates may have some courses credited depending on experience. The evaluation of the experience is done on a case-by-case basis by the Dean of the Faculty. The program may include a practical internship in your current job if it is released.
During your studies, you will be encouraged to spot unfounded assumptions and build more logical arguments. This is the art of critical thinking. In order to build better arguments, it is important to think outside the box. Philosophy teaches you to open new possibilities, to make connections across a variety of perspectives.
This Ph.D. program required: 64 credits, with a minimum of 24 credits in Philosophy, 24 credits in ethics, 16 credits in any other areas, and a dissertation or project.
Graduating from this program will lead to a Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Philosophy and ethics (Ph.D.).