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PhD New Testament

New Testament

The Ph.D. in New Testament is an advanced academic research degree.

The purpose of the Seminary’s Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program is to prepare men and women for service in ministries of teaching and academic research. The program also meets the needs of pastors who serve in settings that demand specialized training.

The Ph.D. program requires a minimum of three academic years for completion: two years of coursework prior to the dissertation stage and one full 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.

  • GRK 9600 - Seminar in New Testament Greek Linguistics
  • GRK 9730 - Seminar in Selected Greek Texts 
  • GRK 9900 - Seminar in New Testament Textual Criticism (Greek) 
  • NTS 9600 - The New Testament Canon 
  • NTS 9700 - New Testament Theology 

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what can i do with this degree?

  • Pastor a local church
  • Teach in higher education


who will teach me?

DAVID R. BECK


Professor of New Testament and Greek

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L. SCOTT KELLUM


Professor of New Testament and Greek

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CHARLES L. QUARLES


Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology

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