Doctor of Theology


To develop ministry leaders through curriculum based on a biblical worldview.

The Doctor of Theology at Trinity is an advanced degree program designed to enhance the analytical, practical, interpersonal, and professional skills of our adult learners and provide them with superior ability for positions of leadership and ministry. Through the completion of relevant courses and thorough analysis of precedent literature and current issues and trends, students discern how to interpret and respond to contemporary theories and practices, and how to deploy their knowledge, understanding, and skills to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Learning Competencies:


A Th.D. student will successfully complete a Thesis or Academic Monograph. In addition to the Focus Courses, a Research Project is designed to expand the knowledge of the field in the focus area of study, and to demonstrate that the degree candidate has conducted independent scholarly analysis and implementation of research findings in a ministry context.

General Th.D. with Focus Information

Prerequisite for Th.D with Focus Core: Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field (equivalent of 48 Masters Level credits).
Total Credits Required = 49 credits. The Th.M must be earned before progressing to the next stage. All courses are 3 semester credit hours unless noted otherwise. Courses may be taken in any order unless otherwise specified. Transfer credit is on a case-by-case basis at the doctoral level. The transfer must be relevant to the student’s program of study and equivalent in both content and degree level of doctoral courses. Transfer (grades of ‘B’ or above) must satisfy the requ

Trinity Offers the following Degrees at the Doctor of Theology level:

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