26 Doctoral Degrees in Theology 2020

Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.Theology is a fascinating study of religious traditions throughout the centuries and their effects on wor… Read more

Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.

Theology is a fascinating study of religious traditions throughout the centuries and their effects on world economics, politics and history. While some students may go on to work within a specific faith, others can use this degree to deepen their understanding of the divine as well as of people’s beliefs.

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Nairobi, Kenya + 1 More

The Ph.D. in MFT is an advanced course of the MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. The program is grounded in a Christian worldview that presents a holistic perspective of human ... Read more

The Ph.D. in MFT is an advanced course of the MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. The program is grounded in a Christian worldview that presents a holistic perspective of human nature including physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social aspects of maturation. Read less
PhD
01 Jan 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Orlando, USA

This program will equip the student to know the methods of qualitative, historical, and practical theological research, to grow in understanding of the biblical, historical an ... Read more

This program will equip the student to know the methods of qualitative, historical, and practical theological research, to grow in understanding of the biblical, historical and theological warrants for contemporary ministerial practice and to develop effectiveness in the expository communication of Scripture, through oral and written media. Read less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Campus
 
San Francisco, USA

Our program is a learning community where psychological and spiritual traditions of the East, West, and Indigenous cultures from around the world meet to converse and transfor ... Read more

Our program is a learning community where psychological and spiritual traditions of the East, West, and Indigenous cultures from around the world meet to converse and transform each other. Read less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

Graduates of doctoral study (Doctor of Philosophy in Theology Ph.D.) are competent to carry out conceptual theological and scientific activities and create professional theolo ... Read more

Graduates of doctoral study (Doctor of Philosophy in Theology Ph.D.) are competent to carry out conceptual theological and scientific activities and create professional theological work in church theory and practice as well as in building a Christian worldview based on scientific exegesis of the Bible. Read less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Part-time
4 years
15 Jun 2016
English
Campus
Online
 
USA Online, USA

The DMin degree is one of the professional doctorates. Like an MD (Doctor of Medicine), a JD (Doctor of Jurisprudence), EdD (Doctor of Education), or DBA (Doctor of Business), ... Read more

The DMin degree is one of the professional doctorates. Like an MD (Doctor of Medicine), a JD (Doctor of Jurisprudence), EdD (Doctor of Education), or DBA (Doctor of Business), a DMin is specific to the pastoral and therapeutic communities. It arose originally for ministers seeking a doctoral degree but who were less interested in the pure research required for a PhD than in applied research in areas of healing, therapy, spiritual growth and counseling where the dissertation was in an area they were seeking to apply in their professional work. Upon completion of Ubiquity’s Doctor of Ministry program, you will be awarded the title “Doctor of Ministry.” This is one of the highest honors society bestows and indicates respect and acknowledgement for an expertise that the larger community can count on for integrity and professional competence. Read less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Toronto, Canada

The Ph.D. program trains candidates to carry out innovative research. Successful candidates qualify to teach theological (and related) subjects in universities, liberal arts c ... Read more

The Ph.D. program trains candidates to carry out innovative research. Successful candidates qualify to teach theological (and related) subjects in universities, liberal arts colleges, and theological schools. Candidates are also equipped for positions of leadership in ecclesiastical and related organizations, or for academically enhanced ministerial practice. Read less
PhD
08 Sep 2020
Full-time
4 years
13 Dec 2019
English
Campus
 
Bogotá, Colombia + 1 More

El Doctorado en Teología es cima de todo el currículo académico de la facultad, en razón de lo cual la facultad misma y el Departamento de Teología ponen lo mejor de sí mismos ... Read more

El Doctorado en Teología es cima de todo el currículo académico de la facultad, en razón de lo cual la facultad misma y el Departamento de Teología ponen lo mejor de sí mismos a disposición de este programa. El doctorado se estructura sobre criterios de alta investigación y sobre los ejes de una habilitación al doctorado y de un proyecto investigativo. Read less
PhD
01 Jan 2020
Full-time
Part-time
6 semesters
Spanish
Campus
 
Prague, Czech Republic

The doctoral study program “Theology”, the branch of study “Jewish studies” with a standard length of study of four years prepares students for independent scientific research ... Read more

The doctoral study program “Theology”, the branch of study “Jewish studies” with a standard length of study of four years prepares students for independent scientific research and independent creative activities in the area of Jewish studies. The branch of study enables students to specialize in their profession according to his or her individual study plan. The branch of study develops an intellectual legacy of Jewish studies and applies that in the contemporary religious situation of Judaism. The subject of the studies is Jewish history and culture, synagogue liturgy, Jewish religious philosophy, rabbi literature, reading and interpretation of selected texts of Babylonian Talmud and Hebrew language of rabbi texts. The goal of the studies is a scientific preparation of first-rate experts that are capable of independent scientific work in the area of Jewish studies. The branch is not nationally or confessionally defined but interprets Judaism as a religious phenomenon in the historical contexts overlapping into present problems. Learning about the spiritual values of Judaism enables students to deepen their understanding of Christianity, primarily its ethics. Read less
PhD
01 Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
4 years
30 Apr 2019
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

The SOAS Religions and Philosophies Department offers a vibrant, stimulating, and interdisciplinary research environment. We provide individual research supervision in a wide ... Read more

The SOAS Religions and Philosophies Department offers a vibrant, stimulating, and interdisciplinary research environment. We provide individual research supervision in a wide variety of religious traditions and comparative and interdisciplinary topics. Supervisors are experts in their fields and thoroughly familiar with the religions, cultures, languages, and geographical areas they specialise in. Read less
PhD
28 Sep 2020
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
30 Jun 2020
English
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The DLitt et Phil (Biblical Studies) programme is a research programme, comprising predominantly theoretical work, and normally does not require work-based learning or vocatio ... Read more

The DLitt et Phil (Biblical Studies) programme is a research programme, comprising predominantly theoretical work, and normally does not require work-based learning or vocational training. The Doctoral programme is by nature an advanced specialization in either OT or NT (or both), building on the specialization level already reached on Master’s level. Read less
PhD
01 Jan 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Prague, Czech Republic

The purpose of doctoral studies in the field of Biblical Theology is for students to cultivate, in the usual way for advanced studies, their ability to think theologically and ... Read more

The purpose of doctoral studies in the field of Biblical Theology is for students to cultivate, in the usual way for advanced studies, their ability to think theologically and to deepen their knowledge in the relevant biblical theology disciplines on an expert level. The field covers all aspects of the specialist study of the Bible, such as theological, literary, and historical factors. Studies focus on either the Old Testament or the New Testament field. They include the examination of biblical texts in their relevance for religious and cultural traditions. Depending on the specific dissertation project, studies may deal with textual, linguistic, literary, literary-historical, historiographical, religious, or cultural issues. Normally, they must also raise questions about the theological profile or overall testimony of Scripture in relation to relevant theological questions, and also deal with issues of understanding, communication, and interpretation. The working field of biblical studies also includes the related specialist disciplines – for example, the philology of the ancient and classical languages, the literature of the ancient Near East and the principal cultures of Antiquity, the phenomenology of religions and the study of the religions of antiquity, the archaeology and historiography of the relevant regions – and also a reflection on methodologies in the biblical field, hermeneutical issues, and the history of biblical research and its current trends. Studies are linked to an appropriate degree with other theological fields, and, like other branches of theology, have an interdisciplinary dimension. Read less
PhD
01 Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
4 years
30 Apr 2019
English, German
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Nicosia, Cyprus + 1 More

Το Πανεπιστήμιο Λευκωσίας προσφέρει Διδακτορικό Πρόγραμμα στη Θεολογία και τον Πολιτισμό, από τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2015. Ειδικότερα, το Πρόγραμμα καλύπτει τα εξής γνωστικά αντικ ... Read more

Το Πανεπιστήμιο Λευκωσίας προσφέρει Διδακτορικό Πρόγραμμα στη Θεολογία και τον Πολιτισμό, από τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2015. Ειδικότερα, το Πρόγραμμα καλύπτει τα εξής γνωστικά αντικείμενα. Read less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Greek
Campus
 
Kinshasa, Congo, DR

Au niveau du troisième cycle, les étudiants peuvent acquérir les grades de Diplômé d’Etudes Approfondies en Théologie, de Docteur en Théologie et de Maître Agrégé de l’enseign ... Read more

Au niveau du troisième cycle, les étudiants peuvent acquérir les grades de Diplômé d’Etudes Approfondies en Théologie, de Docteur en Théologie et de Maître Agrégé de l’enseignement supérieur en Théologie. Read less
PhD
01 Feb 2020
Full-time
French
Campus
 
Anderson, USA + 2 More

The D.Min. in Biblical Preaching is designed to help pastors and church leaders enhance their preaching and leadership skills.

The D.Min. in Biblical Preaching is designed to help pastors and church leaders enhance their preaching and leadership skills. Read less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Wolfville, Canada

We invite you to join us at Acadia to gain the energy, skills, and depth you need for the long-haul in ministry and to sharpen your effectiveness as a Christian leader. Take s ... Read more

We invite you to join us at Acadia to gain the energy, skills, and depth you need for the long-haul in ministry and to sharpen your effectiveness as a Christian leader. Take some time and explore this site, and then contact us so we can discuss how we can support you in fulfilling your call as a ministry leader for today’s world. Read less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus