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PhD Historical Theology

Historical Theology

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Historical Theology is to prepare students who desire to teach historical theology or a related discipline in colleges and seminaries; desire to minister as pastor-theologians in local churches; and desire to use historical theology in their ministries in global mission contexts.

 A minimum of three academic years is required for completion: two years of coursework and one year for dissertation work. Students must complete the program within seven years.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL HOURS

60 hours

STANDARD COMPLETION TIME

3-4 years

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What courses will I take?

Below is a sample of the required courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

  • HTH 9640 - Seminar in Patristic Theology 
  • HTH 9700 - Seminar in Reformation Theology 
  • HTH 9800 - Seminar in Baptist Theology
  • THE 9900 - Seminar on Contemporary Theology 

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What can I do with this degree?

  • Teach in higher education
  • Serve the local church as a pastor-theologian


STEPHEN B. ECCHER


Assistant Professor of Church History and Reformation Studies

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KEITH HARPER


Senior Professor of Baptist Studies

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STEVEN A. MCKINION


Associate Professor of Theology and Patristic Studies

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