Skip to Page's ContentSkip to Main Site NavigationSkip to Section NavigationSkip to Site Utility NavigationSkip to Site Search

Program Sequence

Full-Time Ph.D. Students | Part-Time Ph.D. Students

Proposed program sequence for full-time students

Year 1

Fall

Introduction to Research and Integration (3)

Reading Seminar I (2)

Doctoral Seminar in a student’s concentration (3)

Other Doctoral Seminar (3)

Spring

Reading Seminar II (2)

Doctoral Seminar in a student’s concentration (3)

Other Doctoral Seminar (3)

Year 2

Fall

Teaching in Higher Education (1)

Mentorship I (3)

Doctoral Seminar in a student’s concentration (3)

Other Doctoral Seminar (3) 

Spring

Mentorship II (3)

Doctoral Seminar in a student’s concentration (3)

Other Doctoral Seminar (3)

Ph.D. students must demonstrate proficiency in their first Research Language before they are eligible to sit for the Comprehensive Examination

Comprehensive Exam

(written & oral) (4)

Prospectus (1)

Year 3+

Dissertation (16)

Ph.D. students must demonstrate proficiency in their second

Research Language before defending Dissertation.

Dissertation Defense (1)

Graduation

Students may graduate in May or December based on when they successfully defend their dissertation.

 

Proposed program sequence for part-time students

Year 1

Fall

Introduction to Research and Integration (3)

Reading Seminar I (2)

Doctoral Seminar in a student’s concentration(3)

Spring

Reading Seminar II (2)

Other Doctoral Seminar (3)

Year 2

Fall

Teaching in Higher Education (1)

Doctoral Seminar in a student’s concentration(3)

Other Doctoral Seminar (3)

Spring

Mentorship II (3)

Doctoral Seminar in a student’s concentration (3)

Other Doctoral Seminar (3)

Year 3

Fall

Mentorship I (3)

Doctoral Seminar in a student’s concentration(3)

Spring

Mentorship II (3)

Other Doctoral Seminar (3)

Year 4

Dissertation (4) 

Year 5+

Dissertation (8)

Ph.D. students must demonstrate proficiency in their second

Research Language before defending Dissertation

Dissertation Defense (1)

Graduation

Students may graduate in May or December based on when they successfully defend their dissertation.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Post Office Box 1889
  • Wake Forest, NC 27588
  • Phone: (919) 761 - 2100
Our Mission
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary seeks to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ by equipping students to serve the Church and fulfill the Great Commission.
Copyright © Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary | Design and Development: Beacon Technologies
print logo