Adullam Bible College

Doctoral Fields of Study, ThD
Requirements: 30 credit 100 page dissertation, Oral Examination &100 hrs. internship

Applicants for the Doctor’s program must have a master’s Degree and a 3.0 GPA from an accredited institution. (Documentation required prior to admission)

Students applying to the doctoral program in Religious Studies or Theology should have or be completing a master’s program.

Our existing areas of focus are listed below. Students will choose from the following topics for their dissertation. Students are also encouraged to create their own area of focus. However,   if student selects their focus of study, it must be approved by the administrative committee.

History of Christianity
Church Leadership Challenges in the 21st Century

Administration of the Church in the 21st Century
Ethics, Philosophy, and Politics in the Study of Religion

The student will meet with their selected committee within the first six (6) weeks of the semester to discuss their topic of interest and their statement of purpose. In the statement of purpose, applicants to the doctoral program should explain their intellectual interests and research plans indicate what area of Religious Studies they hope to pursue. The committee will meet and advise the student of their decision within three (3) weeks.

 

The majority of the Doctoral program will be research-based. Instructor will meet with students in class five (5) times each semester for 4 hours. Conference calls or Skype will occur at a minimum of two (2) times during semester.  Student assignments will consist of the following:

  • Class 1 Students will meet to discuss dissertation (topic selection) preparation’

  • Class 2 Students will be given a Module to conduct research and discuss in class

  • Class 3 Students will meet to discuss progress on dissertation

  • Class 4 Students will be given a Module to conduct research and discuss in class

  • Class 5 Students will meet to discuss progress on dissertation

Note: The instructor will determine if additional time is needed to meet as a group or on an individual basis.

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