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


  • Written personal testimony
  • Pastoral and personal references
  • Resume
  • Possess a Master of Arts in Bible and Theology, a Master of Divinity, or a Master of Theology with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • College transcripts
  • Pass proficiency examinations in Hebrew and Greek or take Biblical language classes
  • Writing sample (research paper, journal article, book, etc.)
  • Oral interview with the program director

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation