The Ph.D. in Christian Missions prepares students to be great commission scholars who are thoroughly equipped to take the gospel to the nations. This degree is offered in a modular format and focuses on the theological, historical, and methodological aspects of Christian missions.

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

Seminars provide students the opportunity to engage in focused study on key subjects in their academic discipline. The following is the list of courses in this area:

  • Biblical and Theological Foundations for Missions and Evangelism
  • Leadership in Missions and Evangelism
  • Anthropology and Ethnographic Research
  • Spiritual Warfare in Missions and Evangelism
  • History of Missions and Evangelism
  • World Religions Survey
  • Philosophy and Methodology of Christian Missions
  • Contemporary Issues in Missions

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 field essay in this area of study, consult the study guide.