The Ph.D. degree is an advanced academic research degree offered in the areas of:
(NOTE: * indicates modified residency format option)
As indicated above, of the areas of study, several of them are offered in a modified residency format. Students come to campus twice annually (for two to three week on-campus seminars) over two or three years. This format allows students to remain in their current ministry assignment while engaging in Ph.D. studies. All seminar and degree requirements for the students in the areas of study with modified residency are identical to the students taking normal residential seminars. Although some areas of study can be delivered in a modified residency format, students can progress in any area of study while in residency at SEBTS.