The Standard Doctor of Practical Theology Degree is:
The D.P.Th. is a ministerial degree designed for those who would benefit by completing a doctorate with courses focusing on the working side of Christian ministry, but without the stricter requirements of a traditional dissertation or major writing project.
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Entrance Requirements (one of the following):
Online Orientation MOR
See Course Descriptions Below:
Doctrine of Biblical Inspiration BI-701
To provide the doctoral student with an opportunity to examine the deeper internal evidences for the validity of the Bible as its own source of confirmation of Divine inspiration, and to challenge the student to analyze these internal evidences critically and competently.
Drugs, Mental Health and the Biblical Counselor DM-701
This course will covers the evolution of psychiatry and the DSM's creation of mental illness; the evolution of mental health chemical imbalance theories; and the revolution in society and the church concerning sin and sickness.
Theology of the Old Testament OTH-701
The purpose of this course is to expose the doctoral student to the study of Old Testament theology; to enable the student to master issues related to Old Testament theology, and to deepen the student’s understanding of the distinctive theological character of individual Old Testament writings and of the Old Testament as a whole; to apply that knowledge in the student's ministry.
Theology of the New Testament NTH-701
The purpose of this course is to expose the doctoral student to the study of New Testament theology; to enable the student to master issues related to New Testament theology, and to deepen the student’s understanding of the distinctive theological character of individual New Testament writings and of the New Testament as a whole; to apply that knowledge in the student's ministry.
Elective courses can be selected from the appropriate
Investment Costs for the
STANDARD DOCTOR OF
|Cost to Start - $250|
|Monthly Payment - $62.50 - no interest or carrying charges|
|Standard Program Tuition - $4,000 ($125 per credit)|
|Cost of Books - Discounted through our own online bookstore.|
*Costs may vary due to individual requirements or preferences.
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