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Teaching the Word! Changing the World!


Overview - Theology
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.
Class Hour

English Program: Monday through Friday, daytime classes, and modular classes during summer/winter session.

Specilization Area

   - Biblical Studies
   - Historical/Theological Studies
   - Intercultural Studies
   - Educational Studies

Graduation Requirements

Pass 23 credits and 5 units of Guided Research.
Obtain a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.
Pass the comprehensive exam.
Submit a dissertation and pass the oral defense.
Complete the program within a maximum 5 years (after 2021).

Academic Information

Academic load: Average 3~6 credits and 1~2 units per semester (Up to 10 credits can be taken) 
After a PhD student completes the curriculum, he/she must pay a research fee each semester to write a dissertation.
PhD students who are not TTGU MDiv graduates should audit the MDiv GI1101 Theological Research and Writing class during their first semester.