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Doctor of Philosophy in Theology

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology Program 64 credit hour

This is 64 credit hours of Theology program. Completing this track will lead to a Doctor of Philosophy in Theology Degree.

The purpose

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (PHD) program is to provide the candidate with an advanced competencies and biblical insights through the teaching, preparation and observation for those actively involved in vocational Christian ministry of education.

Graduates of the (PHD) program will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding and integration of ministry in relation to the biblical, theological, academic, and educational disciplines.
  • Articulate and apply a comprehensive and critical philosophy of ministry.
  • Demonstrate advanced competencies in the areas of critical thinking, Research and Writing, Biblical Theology, Biblical Communication, Administration/Education Leadership, and Great Commission Strategies.
  • Plan, implement, and critically evaluate major undertakings in ministry toward the fulfillment of the Great Commission and the Great Commandment.
  • Evaluate personal, spiritual, and professional development and design a plan for lifelong learning.

An Online PHD Degree Based on Biblical Principles and Values, Designed Specifically for Religious Education

The Doctor of Philosophy in Theology degree provides individuals with the opportunity to develop advanced business skills using the flexibility and convenience of distance education. The curriculum consists of 64 hours of study and provides a solid foundation in major business functional areas. Ethical business leadership, information literacy, speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills are emphasized throughout the curriculum. This program is available to qualified PHD candidates both in North American and internationally.

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Course #
Course Title
Credits
RES504
Introduction to Theological Research
4
HRM734
Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
4
THE744
Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics
4
THE754
Systematic Theology I
4
THE764
Systematic Theology II
4
THE774
Toward the Old Testament Theology
4
ETC784
Toward the Old Testament Ethics
4
THE798
Christian Theology
8
PHL804
Becoming Intellectually Virtuous
4
ANT825
Cultural Anthropology
5
THE855
Theological Issues and Contextualization
5
THE900A
Doctoral Research Proposal
3
THE900B
Doctoral Research Dissertation or Project Writing
12