Theology & Worship

The PhD in Theology and Worship exists to advance the understanding and practice of worship life in the Christian church. It integrates four sub-disciplines (history, theology, anthropology, and worship studies) in order to prepare students for future roles in local church worship leadership, academic research and scholarship, and higher education classroom instruction.

It integrates four sub-disciplines (history, theology, anthropology, and aesthetics) in order to prepare students for future roles in local church worship leadership, academic research and scholarship, and higher educational classroom instruction. This program will be offered in a modified residency format.

  • Modified Residency

  • Residential

At a Glance

  • 2

    Years of Coursework

  • 1

    Year of Dissertation Work

  • 60

    credit hours

Program Courses

WHAT COURSES WILL I TAKE?

  • HIS/WOR 9530 - Seminar on the History of Christian Worship

  • THE 9750 - Seminar on the Doctrine of the Church

  • THE/WOR 9520 - Doctrine of Worship Seminar

  • THE 9943 - Church & Cultural Context

  • PHI 9700 - Christianity and Culture

WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS DEGREE?

  • Teach in an academic setting

  • Academic Research

  • Ministry requiring specialized training

  • Serve in denominational leadership, or lead in pastoral and church related vocations

Requirements

A minimum of three academic years for completion

  • Two years of coursework prior to the dissertation stage
  • One full year for dissertation work

Students must complete the program within seven years

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