The Doctor of Philosophy in Practical Theology
degree program has two areas of concentration: Spiritual Care and Counseling, or Education and Formation. Students applying to the Ph.D. in Practical Theology must have completed either a Master of Divinity degree or a master’s degree, ideally related to their chosen area of concentration. Learn more
The Doctor of Philosophy in Religion
offers five areas of concentration: Comparative Theology and Philosophy; Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies; New Testament and Christian Origins; Process Studies; and Religion, Ethics and Society.
Students applying to the Ph.D. in Religion will ordinarily have completed a Master’s of Divinity but, with the approval of the faculty in the field, may be admitted to the Ph.D. after having completed a minimum of 24 hours of graduate work appropriate to the field of study. Learn more.