New Testament

The PhD in New Testament is an advanced academic research degree. The purpose of the Seminary’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 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.

  • Residential

At a Glance

  • 5

    phd introduction

  • 3

    phd integrative colloquium

  • 24

    phd research seminars

  • 6

    phd mentor directed Studies

  • 4

    phd comprehensive exams

  • 18

    phd prospectus and dissertation

  • 60

    total hours

Program Courses

At Southeastern, I started seeing that all of life is worship and all of life has a missional intentionality to it. All of life has a missional thrust to it as life lived out before the face of God.

Thomas West MDiv and PhD Alum

PhD in Context


  • Pastor a Local Church

  • Teach in Higher Education

  • Publish Biblical Resources

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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