Th.D. - Doctor of Theology in Biblical Studies
Th.D. - Doctor of Theology in Theological Studies
The primary purpose of advanced academic studies leading to the Doctor of Theology (ThD) degree is to provide teacher-scholars in the fields of biblical and theological studies for the Seventh-day Adventist Church—primarily its institutions of higher learning (colleges, seminaries, universities) around the world.
This academic degree meets the need of individuals in areas of the world where a ThD is the preferred academic degree. The normal doctorate in religion is the PhD.
The ThD program is offered in two fields of study with areas of emphasis as listed below.
-Archaeology and History
-Exegesis and Theology
-Languages and Literature
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International Student Requirements:
If English is not the first language and/or not the language of instruction in secondary and post-secondary study,a minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the paper-based test or 213 in the computer based test, or a MELAB score of 80, is required.