Whether you want to sharpen your Hebrew, focus on a genre of the Old Testament or explore contemporary issues in Old Testament theology, the Ph.D. in Old Testament will give you that opportunity. This degree allows students to specialize in either the language, literature or theology of the Old Testament.
The divisions within Old Testament Studies are as follows:
Old Testament Literature
Old Testament Language (Students majoring in OT must take a comprehensive exam in this area and therefore have two classes in this category)
Old Testament 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: