Doctor of Philosophy in Bible & Theology
Calvary University

Program Details

The online PhD in Bible & Theology degree program from Calvary University aims to produce outstanding exegetes and theologians who are able to contribute to and articulate scholarship in Biblical worldview, and who can serve both the academy and the church as researchers in the field of Biblical and theological studies, promoting their findings through publication, education, and leadership. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Analyze the Biblical text in its original language(s)
  • Synthesize the content and theology of each of the books of the Bible
  • Critically evaluate scholarly opinion
  • Engage and assess diverse theological perspectives in relation to the Biblical worldview
  • Advance Biblical and theological research and education

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Calvary University is accredited by:

Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (ABHE)

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Interview, Essay/Writing Sample

Additional Info

  • Applicants must possess a Master of Arts in Bible and Theology, a Master of Divinity, or a Master of Theology.
  • Applicants must pass proficiency examinations in Hebrew and Greek or take Biblical language classes.