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Overview (Korean program only, not available in English)
The PhD in Christian Counseling is a 3-year program which aims to integrate various disciplines including Biblically-based theology, psychology, and education in order to produce scholars and professional counselors who are able to create and develop Christian Counseling theories.
 
Language & Course Schedule

Korean Only - Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm, 3 days per week

 
Graduation Requirements

Satisfactorily pass 66 credits (Pass Clinical Evaluation I, II, III)
Obtain a minimum GPA of 3.0
Satisfactorily pass the comprehensive exam
Submit an acceptable dissertation proposal, complete a final product and defend the dissertation before an academic panel
Fulfill practicum hours
Complete the program within 8 consecutive years

 
Academic Information

Academic load : Average 9-12 credits
PhD participants who do not submit their dissertation within 3 years will pay a dissertation-semester fee from the 4th year onward
Participants accepted into the PhD in Christian Counseling program without a theology related master’s degree are required to fulfill 24 credits of theology coursework during their first year.


Overview
The PhD in Theology is a 3-year program primarily designed to produce quality instructors, who are able to research, teach, and administrate in institutions of higher education, especially in missional settings. The program will prepare graduates to teach multiple disciplines, to develop and run theological Bible colleges and seminaries, and to lead research and publication in an area of specialization. The Theology Area is divided into 4 sub-areas which are Biblical Studies, Historical/Theological Studies, Intercultural Studies, and Educational Studies.
 
Language & Course Schedule

English Only - Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm, 2-3 days per week, and modular classes (intensive lecture courses only
- Biblical Studies
- Historical/Theological Studies
- Intercultural Studies
- Educational Studies

 
Graduation Requirements

Satisfactorily pass 25 credits and 6 units of Guided Research
Obtain a minimum GPA of 3.0 (cumulative)
Satisfactorily pass the comprehensive exam
Submit an acceptable dissertation proposal, complete a final product, and defend the dissertation before an academic panel
Complete the program within 8 consecutive years

 
Academic Information

Academic load : Average 3-6 credits and 1-2 units per semester
PhD participants who do not submit their dissertation within 3 years will pay a dissertation-semester fee from the 4th year onward
PhD participants who are not TTGU MDiv or ThM graduates should take the MDiv GI1101 Theological Studies and Writing class as a P/NP requirement during their first semester (minimum passing grade: 80)