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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree is designed for those who are capable of doing research at the highest level with a view to becoming scholars and educational leaders in various fields of Christian ministry.


Educational Goals

To enable students to:

  • develop skills of critical thinking and reflection;
  • acquire a suitable mastery of the content of their chosen eld of study;
  • evaluate major issues and scholarly views within their academic discipline;
  • engage in reliable independent research, using relevant primary and secondary sources; and
  • contribute to biblical and theological research.

Spiritual Goal

To enable students to:

  • manifest traits of personal integrity, character, and spirituality.

Ministry Goals

To enable students to:

  • communicate effectively through writing and teaching and
  • demonstrate ability and acceptability for Christian ministry.
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Celestin Musekura

Dr. Musekura is the President and Founder of the African Leadership And Reconciliation Ministries (ALARM, Inc.), a growing ministry training church leaders and community leaders in Burundi, Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. In 2007 he completed a PhD in Theological Studies.