Doctor of Philosophy

The Southeastern Ph.D.

The Office of Ph.D. Studies seeks to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ by equipping scholars for the vocation of teaching and engaging in academic research that furthers theological understanding for the sake of the church and fulfillment of the Great Commission.

Exceptional Scholarship

Study under premier evangelical scholars who have authored numerous significant works in their respective fields and are eager to train the next generation of Christian scholars

Advanced Research

Engage in cutting-edge research that advances theological understanding for the sake of the church and the fulfillment of the Great Commission

Focused Mentorship

Receive a full-year of mentoring by an accomplished scholar who will guide you in publishing and presenting the fruits of your research and proposing a dissertation that will make a significant contribution to scholarship

Contact Us

Our team is ready to help you with your application, admission and guidance through the program.

All general inquires concerning the Ph.D. program may be emailed to, or you may call at (919) 761-2311 

All inquiries concerning applications to the Ph.D. program may be emailed to Mrs. Debbie Blaylock, or you can phone her at: (919) 761-2451 

Office of Ph.D. Studies SEBTS:

Patterson Hall 204

P.O. Box 1889

244 N. Wingate Street

Wake Forest, North Carolina 27588-1889 USA

Use our online application to apply to the PhD program.