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PhD Programs in Theology in USA 2021

One must accomplish two things when earning a PhD. First one must understand a particular subject thoroughly. Secondly, one must extensively in knowledge about that subject. Theology studies the nature of divinity through reviewing a variety of religious and philosophical beliefs. It is sometimes, but not necessarily, studied in order to work within a specific religion. Courses included can be co… Read more

One must accomplish two things when earning a PhD. First one must understand a particular subject thoroughly. Secondly, one must extensively in knowledge about that subject.

Theology studies the nature of divinity through reviewing a variety of religious and philosophical beliefs. It is sometimes, but not necessarily, studied in order to work within a specific religion. Courses included can be comparative religion, philosophy and spiritual scripture, as well as religion’s effects on history, economics and politics.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Doctoral Programs in Theology in USA 2021

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California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, USA

The Ph.D. East-West Psychology program offers a global approach to the exploration and study of psychology and spirituality. Students are encouraged to become thought leaders ... +

The Ph.D. East-West Psychology program offers a global approach to the exploration and study of psychology and spirituality. Students are encouraged to become thought leaders in cross-cultural relations that are rooted in ancient spiritual traditions. Graduates create positive and sustainable paradigms in global and personal change. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Atlantic International University
Honolulu, USA

The Doctor of International Business objective is to help students to pursue an academic career in a university rather than teaching them the required skills to manage people ... +

The Doctor of International Business objective is to help students to pursue an academic career in a university rather than teaching them the required skills to manage people in a multinational corporation. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Ubiquity University
USA Online, USA

The DMin degree is one of the professional doctorates. Like an MD (Doctor of Medicine), a JD (Doctor of Jurisprudence), EdD (Doctor of Education), or DBA (Doctor of Business), ... +

The DMin degree is one of the professional doctorates. Like an MD (Doctor of Medicine), a JD (Doctor of Jurisprudence), EdD (Doctor of Education), or DBA (Doctor of Business), a DMin is specific to the pastoral and therapeutic communities. It arose originally for ministers seeking a doctoral degree but who were less interested in the pure research required for a PhD than in applied research in areas of healing, therapy, spiritual growth and counseling where the dissertation was in an area they were seeking to apply in their professional work. Upon completion of Ubiquity’s Doctor of Ministry program, you will be awarded the title “Doctor of Ministry.” This is one of the highest honors society bestows and indicates respect and acknowledgement for an expertise that the larger community can count on for integrity and professional competence. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Online
 

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Christian Leadership University
Orlando, USA

Major in any of the following concentrations: Biblical Studies, Christian Arts, Christian Counseling, Christian Entrepreneurship, Christian Leadership, Divine Healing, Interce ... +

Major in any of the following concentrations: Biblical Studies, Christian Arts, Christian Counseling, Christian Entrepreneurship, Christian Leadership, Divine Healing, Intercession, Ministry, Missions and Evangelism, Prophetic Ministry, Worship Ministry, or Youth Ministry. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
American International Theism University
Englewood, USA

International conflicts, especially those that stem from the clash of civilizations, are due to the ideology or way of thinking that controls the minds of the decision-makers ... +

International conflicts, especially those that stem from the clash of civilizations, are due to the ideology or way of thinking that controls the minds of the decision-makers who imagine that the world should proceed within the framework of the clash of civilizations. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
Arabic
Campus
Online
 
EUCLID (Euclid University)
Washington, USA +1 More

A specialized online Ph.D. offered by an intergovernmental university with recognized expertise in interfaith studies.

A specialized online Ph.D. offered by an intergovernmental university with recognized expertise in interfaith studies. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Florida Christian University
Orlando, USA

This program will equip the student to know the methods of qualitative, historical, and practical theological research, to grow in understanding of the biblical, historical an ... +

This program will equip the student to know the methods of qualitative, historical, and practical theological research, to grow in understanding of the biblical, historical and theological warrants for contemporary ministerial practice and to develop effectiveness in the expository communication of Scripture, through oral and written media. -
PhD
Full-time
English, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish
Campus
 
Sofia University
Palo Alto, USA

Our program combines experiential learning with a serious academic inquiry and our graduates become transpersonal scholars, transpersonally-oriented therapists and healers, tr ... +

Our program combines experiential learning with a serious academic inquiry and our graduates become transpersonal scholars, transpersonally-oriented therapists and healers, transformative educators, and change agents in various social and organizational contexts. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Anderson University South Carolina
Anderson, USA +2 More

The D.Min. in Biblical Preaching is designed to help pastors and church leaders enhance their preaching and leadership skills.

The D.Min. in Biblical Preaching is designed to help pastors and church leaders enhance their preaching and leadership skills. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Huntsville Bible College
Huntsville, USA

The Huntsville Bible College Doctor of Ministry– Biblical Leadership is designed to provide advanced preparation for the field of Biblical Leadership. The purpose of the progr ... +

The Huntsville Bible College Doctor of Ministry– Biblical Leadership is designed to provide advanced preparation for the field of Biblical Leadership. The purpose of the program is to develop competent and effective experts to assume critical leadership roles. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Campbell University Divinity School
Buies Creek, USA

The Doctor of Ministry is designed to prepare qualified candidates already trained and involved in ministry to render spiritual, ecclesiastical, and vocational Christian leade ... +

The Doctor of Ministry is designed to prepare qualified candidates already trained and involved in ministry to render spiritual, ecclesiastical, and vocational Christian leadership at the highest level of competence consistent with the mission statement of the Divinity School. The Doctor of Ministry consists of thirty credit hours, including core courses, electives in a selected area of vocational emphasis, and an approved ministry research project and written project report. A maximum of six hours of elective credit may be considered for transfer from other approved educational programs. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Holos University Graduate Seminary
Fair Grove, USA

The PIH program prepares the student for chaplain duties that support people travelling the healing journeys in various healthcare system facets such as clinic, assisted livin ... +

The PIH program prepares the student for chaplain duties that support people travelling the healing journeys in various healthcare system facets such as clinic, assisted living, hospice, and hospital settings. As a student in the PIH track, you will learn the language of health care, the environments where health care takes place, and how to integrate your support to individuals and their families. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Baylor University Diana R. Garland School of Social Work
Waco, USA

Baylor's PhD program is designed to develop leaders and educators who can lead visionary social work education or service programs and conduct original research addressing our ... +

Baylor's PhD program is designed to develop leaders and educators who can lead visionary social work education or service programs and conduct original research addressing our world's complex social issues. The program provides a distinctive focus on integrating religion and faith with the ethics, values, and practices of the social work profession. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Boston University School of Theology
Boston, USA

The Theology, Ethics, and Philosophy course of study at Boston University School of Theology support work in theology and ethics that is historically engaged, philosophically- ... +

The Theology, Ethics, and Philosophy course of study at Boston University School of Theology support work in theology and ethics that is historically engaged, philosophically-informed, interdisciplinary, and transformative for scholarship and religious life communities. -
PhD
Full-time
5 - 7 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University Of Saint Mary Of The Lake
Mundelein, USA

The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program is approved by the Association of Theological Schools. The Doctor of Ministry program is a part-time, residential program that meets th ... +

The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program is approved by the Association of Theological Schools. The Doctor of Ministry program is a part-time, residential program that meets three-weeks of the year in January, June and July, for two years; a total of 6 weeks. Each week is a 3-credit course framed by pre-reading assignments and a major academic paper following the class. In addition to the residential intensive courses (Sunday evening to Friday Noon), students fulfill the remaining requirement of 9 credits through three online courses from the University of St. Mary of the Lake. The total number of credits required for the D.Min. is 30 credit hours of which, 3 credits are achieved through the Doctor of Ministry thesis project. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
 

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