The Ph.D. in Biblical Theology is designed to strengthen the student's understand of the relationship between the Old and New Testament, grow in comprehension of the Scriptures' storyline, and explore contemporary issues in Biblical Theology.

Incoming Ph.D. students are matched with a supervisor from our world-class faculty who shares their research interests. Professors who can supervise students in this area are:


This degree requires two Biblical Theology seminars: 1) History of Biblical Theology; and 2) Methods in Biblical Theology. Students will then take three other seminars, choosing from New Testament seminars or Old Testament seminars to complete their major.

The student will also need to complete three seminars in their minor (5 seminars in major; 3 minor)

The colloquia for this concentration will meet separately from other concentrations.

If you are interested in applying for the Ph.D. in this area of study, learn more about the Admissions Process. To prepare for the entrance exam in this area of study, consult the study guide.


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