The PhD in Applied Theology* is designed for pastor-theologians, teachers, and missionaries who are going to serve in various leadership contexts across the globe. It offers expertise in theological praxis, missiology, preaching, evangelism, counseling, and leadership. The concentration the student chooses generally coincides with the focus of his or her dissertation.
PhD in Context
WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS DEGREE?
Counsel Others in the Church
Teach in Higher Education
Plant Churches in North America or Internationally
Concentrations & Courses
The Ph.D in Missiology SEBTS offers allows students to choose between two tracks:
- The North American Missiology track is designed for church planters, pastors and leaders who are actively working in church plant or renewal in a North American context.
- The International Missiology track is designed for IMB personnel who are currently serving overseas and others who serve in a similar capacity and want to more effectvely proclaim the Gospel around the world.
* These programs are offered in a Residential and/or Modified Residency Format.
The concentrations with modified residency will progress on a two-year schedule of coursework, followed by the comprehensive exam and the writing of a successful dissertation. All seminar and degree requirements for the students in the concentrations with modified residency are identical to the standard residency requirements.
At Southeastern, I really saw the benefit of helping me think better as a theologian. Everything that we do in the classroom is also spiritual formation as well.
PhD Graduate, 2022