The Doctor of Philosophy degree program is designed to prepare students to serve as Christian scholars and educational leaders around the world by providing advanced training in biblical and theological research, writing, and teaching.

The DTS Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) combines the highest of standards of academic scholarship with a heart for God’s Word and the theology of the church.


Students in the PhD program may major in either the Division of Biblical Studies or the Division of Theological Studies.


PhD Checklist

The appropriate seminary office will notify the student as soon as the results of the qualifying examinations are available.

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Financial Aid

Through our donors and Foundation, we are able to offer hundreds of scholarships to students every year.

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Logos Bible Software

Every student at DTS receives a copy of Logos Bible Software customized with additional commentaries and resources, and DTS courses integrate Logos into assignments and learning.

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