The ThD degree program is offered to students wishing to enhance their knowledge and ministerial skills or teaching competence in certain advanced areas of theology and ministry. The ThD program at DBC has a strong academic focus and biblical foundation, with a clear connection to the church.
Candidates for the Doctor of Theology degree will specialize in one of the fields of theological scholarship, such as: Hebrew Bible/Old Testament; New Testament and Early Christian Studies; History of Christianity; Systematic Theology; Ethics; Church Growth and Mission Studies.
The applicant must have earned a master’s degree in Divinity, Theology, or Biblical Studies, and present evidence of completion of Bible College and present evidence of dedication in some ministry area.
The Doctor of Theology degree requires 90 credit-hours. A minimum of 75 credit hours must be completed at DBC.