Students in the Ph.D. program choose one major and one Th.M. minor. In their major, students complete five seminars, which gives them a solid foundation in their primary field. In addition, students take three courses in their minors, which results in a well-rounded learning experience.

The major concentrations are the following. Regardless of what your research interests are, Southern Seminary has a Ph.D concentration to fit your needs.

Residential Concentrations


Modular Concentrations

Th.M. Minor Concentrations

The Th.M. minor concentrations are the following. The minors with theĀ asterisk are available in modular format

  • Biblical Theology & Exegesis
  • Missions & Evangelism *
  • Philosophy, Worldview, & Apologetics *
  • Practical Theology *
  • Theological & Historical Studies

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