Doctoral My doctoral dissertation Rooted in the desire to see God’s fame increase as equipped ministers take the gospel to the nations, we devote ourselves to training men and women who will serve faithfully in the church, on the mission field, and in the academy. Doctor of Philosophy students are trained to advance Christian scholarship for effective kingdom ministry in a confessional environment of academic excellence. The purpose of the Doctor of Education program is to equip men and women to serve as leaders in educational institutions and in the educational ministries of the church.
The Doctor of Missiology program is designed to provide advanced formal education, guided reading in pertinent missiological literature, field experience, and mentoring to missionaries, teachers, and administrators. The Doctor of Ministry degree equips ministry leaders with the skills necessary to achieve excellence in their vocational and personal lives. The Doctor of Educational Ministry equips persons committed to Christian leadership for excellence in the practice of education, discipleship, leadership, church revitalization, missions, and counseling. The program acquaints students with the resources and research methods of a major area of study and offers focused time for further reflection in preparation for ministry. In 1859, the vision of an institution that would be committed to the Scriptures and to the training of more effective ministers of the gospel was launched. In 1892, the seminary initiated its doctoral programs with the same commitments. For over 120 years, we have been devoting ourselves to training men and women who will serve faithfully in the church, on the mission field, and in the academy.