Online PhD in Theology

Best Online PhDs in Theology 2017/2018

Theology

A Doctor of Philosophy is the highest level of education students can obtain, and it may take up to 10 years to earn. While receiving a PhD can be a long and difficult road, it may be worth it in terms of greater knowledge, job prospects, and professional opportunities.

Online PhD in Theology

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Doctorate in History of Religion and Theology

Open University of Taras Shevchenko National University
Online Full time Part time 3 years January 2018 Ukraine Kiev + 1 more

The Faculty of Philosophy at Taras Shevchenko National University - Open University offers doctorates with specialties in Philosophy, Religious studies, Political science, Cultural studies, State service. [+]

Top Online PhDs in Theology. One of the best universities in the world and 200 years old. The Faculty of Philosophy at Taras Shevchenko National University - Open University offers the following doctorates: Specialties: Philosophy, Religious studies, Political science, Cultural studies, State service. Directions: Philosophy (and Religious Studies), Political Science, Cultural Studies, Public Administration Doctorate in Theoretical and Practical Philosophy Doctorate in History of Philosophy Doctorate in Logic Doctorate in Ethics and Aesthetics Doctorate in Cultural Studies Doctorate in History of Religion and Theology Doctorate in Philosophy of Religion and Religious Philosophy Doctorate in the Theory of Politics Doctorate in Political Management Doctorate in Management of Socio-political Processes Doctorate in Theoretical Politology Doctorate in Applied Political Science Doctorate in Management of Socio-cultural Activity Doctorate in Management of Social Processes [-]

PhD in Inter-Religious Dialogue and Diplomacy / Interfaith Studies

EUCLID (Euclid University)
Online Full time Part time 2 - 4  Open Enrollment USA Washington DC Gambia Gambia Online + 3 more

A specialized online PhD offered by an intergovernmental university with recognized expertise in interfaith studies. [+]

HIGHLIGHTS: The DIRD (and DIFS) are unique programs in the sense that they are actually offered by an intergovernmental organization with a university charter and an additional mandate in inter-religious dialogue and diplomacy. Notably, EUCLID is the only university which has received the first prize of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, presented by H.M. King Abdullah of Jordan (photo below).

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: EUCLID offers several closely related but nevertheless distinct graduate programs: DIRD: PhD in Interreligious Dialogue and Diplomacy DIFS: PhD in Interfaith Studies DCRel/DCCTh: PhD in Comparative Religion / Comparative Christian Theology This page focuses on the DIRD: EUCLID’s PhD in Inter-Religious Dialogue and Diplomacy, the umbrella program designed to train diplomats, government officials and civil servants in this complex and specialized field. These programs, delivered 100% online, exist to prepare government officials, social workers, clergy, theologians and faculty members to successfully and constructively engage in inter-religious dialogue and diplomacy. This programs assumes a strong interest in religion, spirituality, theology, critical thinking, academic research and global affairs. Furthermore, it is open to students from all religious backgrounds including non-believers, although its focus may be of special interest to Muslims and Christians since it was—to an extent—developed in response to the “Common Word” initiative. However, it does assume the following: an ability to read, understand and memorize large amounts of material since the reading assignments are significant interest and respect for all religions and for the ideal of dialogue and possible convergence. The DIRD is also a... [-]

Doctor of Worship Studies

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University’s Doctor of Worship Studies online program is ideal for those who are actively involved in ministry and who desire to explore the theory behind worship theology. Areas of study include corporate worship, ethnodoxology, balanced worship, growth and development of the worship pastor, and thesis writing. [+]

Top Online PhDs in Theology. Liberty University’s Doctor of Worship Studies online program is ideal for those who are actively involved in ministry and who desire to explore the theory behind worship theology. Areas of study include corporate worship, ethnodoxology, balanced worship, growth and development of the worship pastor, and thesis writing. Graduates of the program leave with an in-depth knowledge of worship theology and extensive practical experience Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology and Apologetics

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Improve your ministry or career to have an impact on the lives of others, and to develop the abilities and knowledge to influence our world with a uniquely Christian apologetic by earning your Doctor of Philosophy in Theology and Apologetics through Liberty University Online. [+]

Improve your ministry or career to have an impact on the lives of others, and to develop the abilities and knowledge to influence our world with a uniquely Christian apologetic by earning your Doctor of Philosophy in Theology and Apologetics through Liberty University Online. Gain advanced training in the fields of Christian theology and apologetics, equipping you to become a leader in academics and ministry, providing direct interaction with leaders in theology and apologetics while also offering practical opportunities to write and teach in the field. This degree will qualify you to teach at the university or graduate level, while also providing insight and information useful to the professional minister. With the emphasis on both theology and apologetics, the Ph.D. will give you an opportunity to learn about your faith and how to defend it. The dual emphasis is unique among Liberty’s peer institutions and should create multiple opportunities for graduates as both professors and pastors. Potential Career Options: Pastor, University Professor, University Administrator Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Doctor of Ministry – Worship

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry — Worship online program equips students to effectively apply biblical principles to all aspects of worship. Students will learn how to help prepare people’s hearts to enter the presence of God. [+]

Top Online PhDs in Theology. Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry — Worship online program equips students to effectively apply biblical principles to all aspects of worship. Students will learn how to help prepare people’s hearts to enter the presence of God. Areas of study include biblical principles of worship, theology, and ministry strategies. The degree is ideal for worship leaders seeking both professional and personal growth. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Doctor of Ministry – Pastoral Counseling

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry — Pastoral Counseling online program equips students with the knowledge needed to address the mental, emotional, and spiritual struggles of the heart and mind. [+]

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry — Pastoral Counseling online program equips students with the knowledge needed to address the mental, emotional, and spiritual struggles of the heart and mind. It is ideal for those currently in the counseling field who are looking to expand their practice and impact lives through counseling services within the church setting. Areas of study include biblical principles of counseling, best practices, and pastoral leadership. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Doctor of Ministry – Leadership

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) — Pastoral Leadership online program equips those already in ministry with the knowledge and skills pertinent to carrying out an effective ministry. [+]

Top Online PhDs in Theology. Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) — Pastoral Leadership online program equips those already in ministry with the knowledge and skills pertinent to carrying out an effective ministry. During the program, students will investigate various ministry paradigms and in turn evaluate their own approach in order to better focus their vision and solidify their outreach goals. Graduates of the program leave with a deeper understanding of effective leadership practices and are prepared to help transform lives for God’s glory. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Doctor of Ministry – Homiletics

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching online program trains students to effectively teach and preach the Gospel across a variety of mediums and platforms. [+]

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching online program trains students to effectively teach and preach the Gospel across a variety of mediums and platforms. Students of the program learn how to use homiletics in both the traditional church setting as well as in small groups, through instructional videos, and online media. Course topics include growth and development of contemporary ministers, 21st Century techniques and tools for the church, and thesis writing. Graduates of the program leave with a deeper understanding of biblical principles and homiletic strategy, ready to further the kingdom of Christ. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Doctor of Ministry – Evangelism and Church Planting

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry in Evangelism and Church Planting online program trains students through an in-depth look at the principles of evangelism and the history of church planting. [+]

Top Online PhDs in Theology. Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry in Evangelism and Church Planting online program trains students through an in-depth look at the principles of evangelism and the history of church planting. In this program, students learn how to effectively carry out the Great Commission and are prepared to lead and grow their own church plant. Through their courses, students have the opportunity to interact with church leaders to increase their understanding of the purpose and goals of ministry. The degree is ideal for those currently serving in the ministry who are seeking professional and personal growth. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Doctor of Ministry – Discipleship

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

The Liberty University Doctor of Ministry — Discipleship online program helps students strengthen their ministry skills in order to better care for God’s people. [+]

The Liberty University Doctor of Ministry — Discipleship online program helps students strengthen their ministry skills in order to better care for God’s people. Students in this program are prepared to serve and equip others to further the Great Commission through courses in theology, evangelism, pastoral leadership, and more. This program is well-suited for pastors, missionaries, and other church leaders desiring the spiritual depth needed to bring Christians into closer fellowship with Christ and other believers. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]