United States Religious Studies Doctorate Degrees - PhD in Religion
In a PhD in Religious Studies students’ pursue an in-depth course of study where they immerse themselves in research to discover new approaches to examining religion. Religious studies Ph.D. students are likely to focus a great deal of their energies on exploring their chosen topic of interest. Students might conduct research individually or in teams.
Individuals who earn a Ph.D. in religious studies might pursue careers as university professors, researchers, consultants, or community/religious leaders.
Grand Canyon University
Liberty University Online
- San Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA
California Institute of Integral Studies
The ecological challenges of the 21st century represent a crisis of values and consciousness. The pace of global change calls for an understanding of the process by which humanity came to this crossroads in planetary history.
- Boulder, COBoulder, CO
Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality
The Fox Institute is the first university to offer a doctoral degree in spirituality...
- Chestnut Hill, MAChestnut Hill, MA
Boston College offers exceptional resources for Catholic and ecumenical study of all fields of theology. Not only does Boston College’s Theology Department offer one of the foremost programs for advanced study in the country, but the city of Boston is o...
- Princeton, NJPrinceton, NJ
East Asian religions (religious traditions of China and Japan); religions of late antiquity (Christianity, Judaism, and other religions of the Greco-R...
- Berkeley, CABerkeley, CA
Jesuit School Of Theology At Berkeley
The Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley is a professional theological school faithful to the intellectual tradition and the apostolic priority of the Society of Jesus: reverent and critical service of the faith that does justice. JSTB achieves its mis...
- Seattle, WASeattle, WA
Bakke Graduate University
Master of Theological Studies offers eight areas of specialization: The Emerging Church, Urban Youth,Congregation Revitalization, Preaching and Communication, Organizational Leadership, Spiritual Formation Global Mission, Community Development.
- Seattle, WA
- Waco, TXWaco, TX
Baylor's graduate program in religion offers the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees with concentrations in Biblical, Historical or Theological Studies.
- Kansas City, MOKansas City, MO
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
The Master of Divinity programs are designed to prepare the students for effective leadership in pastoral, collegiate, church planting, evangelism, missions, preaching, counseling, teaching, and administration ministries. The Doctor of Ministry degree i...
Messianic Bible Institute-Yeshiva
Centering on the development of, and preparation for, the officiant's role in Messianic Jewish ministry.
- Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania
- Aston, PAAston, PA
Neumann equips scholars and practitioners for leadership in today's diverse world of mental health challenges.
- Syracuse, NYSyracuse, NY
- Newton Centre, MANewton Centre, MA
Andover Newton Theological School
Advanced professional degree for clergy and lay leaders who have a Master of Divinity degree or its equivalent...
- Bronx, NYBronx, NY
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers academic preparation for the master's and doctorate in theology, with concentrations in biblical studies, contemporary systematic theology and historical theology. The department's doctoral program is link...
- Pittsburgh, PAPittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh
- Denver, CODenver, CO
Iliff School Of Theology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Religion is offered through The DU/Iliff Joint Doctoral Program in the Study of Religion. The Joint PHD Program prepares persons for independent research and teaching in the fields of religious and theological studies. S...
- Denver, CO
- Rochester, NYRochester, NY
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School is a diverse ecumenical community where women and men from many different backgrounds and denominations can pursue an education that is pastoral, prophetic, and learned.
- Claremont, CAClaremont, CA
Claremont Graduate University
By combining traditional modes of scholarship with new methodologies in the social sciences and the humanities, scholars are educated for teaching and research positions.
- Evanston, ILEvanston, IL
Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies
The specialization in Religion and History provides history students an opportunity to explore religion's role in cultural and political life, with pa...
- Los Angeles, CALos Angeles, CA
University of Southern California
The School of Religion offers an interdisciplinary program leading to the M.A. or Ph.D. in Social Ethics. Graduate study enables students to reflect upon the major traditions of ethical thought, to develop critical tools for understanding the function o...