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PhD Old Testament

PhD in Old Testament

The purpose of the PhD in Old Testament is to prepare students who desire to teach Old Testament or a related discipline in colleges and seminaries, desire to minister as pastor-theologians in local churches and desire to use their knowledge of Old Testament Studies in their ministries in global mission contexts.

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

STANDARD COMPLETION TIME

3 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.

  • PHD 9101 - Introduction to Research and Integration
  • PHD 9102 - Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education
  • OTS 9700 - Seminar in Old Testament Theology
  • OTS 9800 - Seminar in Contemporary Old Testament Research
  • BBG 9600 - Seminar in Ancient Jewish & Greco-Roman Literature

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What can I do with this degree?

  • Teach Old Testament or a related discipline in colleges and seminaries
  • Minister to pastor-theologians in the local church
  • Use knowledge of Old Testament Studies in a global mission context
  • Write for Christian literary publications


Who will teach me?

TODD BORGER


Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew

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FERRIS L. MCDANIEL


Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew

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N. ALLAN MOSELY


Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
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MARK F. ROOKER


Senior Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew

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