Students in the Biblical Studies concentration will receive training from Southern’s elite faculty in both areas of the New Testament and Old Testament studies. The curriculum is designed to qualify graduates to teach in both disciplines. Students will be supervised by a faculty member in either the Old Testament or New Testament and write their dissertation in that field. Students are strongly encouraged to decide on a specific area of research in either New Testament or Old Testament when they apply.

Students in the Biblical Studies concentration will take seminars and colloquium on topics in New Testament studies such as New Testament Backgrounds, New Testament Theology, and Epistles and Revelation. In the area of Old Testament, students will take seminars and colloquium on topics such as The Pentateuch, Prophets, and Old Testament Theology.

Students can prepare for the entrance exam by using the study guide found here.

Applications are due by March 13, 2020. Entrance exams and interviews will take place remotely on March 27, 2020. Students will be notified of admission decisions by April 13.

Apply for free at sbts.edu/apply with code SBTSPHD.

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