Doctoral and Postdoctoral Programs

  • Doctor of Ministry
    A professional, post-MDiv degree for individuals qualified to pursue advanced study.

  • Doctor of Missiology
    The primary purpose of advanced academic studies leading to the Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) degree is to advance theologically competent mission leadership for the global church. Although graduates may be asked to teach missions, this degree is not primarily a teaching degree but a professional one. 

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology)
    Prepares teacher-scholars in the fields of biblical and Ancient Near Eastern archaeology for colleges, universities and seminaries around the world.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Religion)
    Prepares teacher-scholars in the fields of New Testament Studies, Old Testament Studies, Theological Studies, Adventist Studies, and Mission and Ministry Studies for colleges and seminaries operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church around the world.(View Scholarship opportunities for current students)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Religious Education)
    Prepares men and women to be scholars, teachers and researchers in specialized teaching and discipling ministries of the Church.

  • Doctor of Theology
    Trains teacher-scholars in the fields of bibical studies and theology for service in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    This fellowship is available to individuals who have completed their Ph.D. or Th.D. degree or their equivalent. It is especially offered for those who would like to experience participating in a Seventh-day Adventist academic community based on Seventh-day Adventist educational values.