Comprehensive Doctor of Philosophy
Through the completion of relevant courses (applies to Ph.D. with Focus Core only) and thorough analysis of precedent literature and current issues and trends, students discern how to interpret and respond to contemporary theories and practices, and how to deploy their knowledge, understanding, and skills to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
To develop educational and ministry leaders through curriculum based on a biblical worldview.
Comprehensive Ph.D. with Focus Core Structure
Ph.D. – Doctoral Thesis Only Degree Structure
General Comprehensive Ph.D. Information
A Ph.D. student will successfully complete a research dissertation (thesis). In addition to the Focus Courses, a research project is designed to expand the knowledge of the field in the focus area of study, and to demonstrate that the degree candidate has conducted independent scholarly analysis and implementation of research findings in a ministry context.