Our Mission

The Doctor of Philosophy trains men and women to do research at the highest level with a view to becoming scholars, teachers, and educational leaders. The program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree has two divisions: Biblical Studies (with a focus on Old Testament Studies, New Testament Studies, or Bible Exposition) and Theological Studies.

Doctor of Philosophy Degree


Our professors in the PhD department represent some of our most accomplished scholars and researchers. Their commitment to both scholarship and ministry is unparalleled.

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