Dissertation Only Degree

Dissertation/ Thesis Only Degree Programs
ThM, ThD, PhD

Writing Center 

Apply to Dissertation/Thesis only degree program (Online form)
(Online enrollment form)

Apply to Dissertation/Thesis only degree program  (PDF)
(Hardcopy Application)

Dissertation Proposal Form (PDF)

Dissertation Handbook (PDF)

Research Manual (PDF)

Example of a doctoral proposal

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Tuition:   Click to pay tuition

If paid in full at time of enrollment: $4,400.00

Min. size: (not including title page and bibliography) 

250 pages  for the  Th.M. degree

300 pages for the  Th.D. or Ph.D. 

Th.D. students must show proficiency in Greek and/or Hebrew depending on whether they are working in the OT or NT and take a course in ECCLESIASTICAL LATIN.

Our thesis only degrees are modeled after the commonwealth practice of mentored, research programs. A high level of research and writing skills are assumed for students entering the program.  

Bibliography for Research 
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