Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies
Faulkner University

Program Details

A Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biblical Studies is available through Faulkner University.  This program is offered fully online, designed for those preparing for scholarly endeavors such as teaching, postdoctoral research, and diverse fields of ministry.  Students will take on advanced practice of reading, writing, researching, and analyzing through courses including but not limited to:

  • Restorative theology
  • Textual criticism
  • Biblical languages
  • Advanced hermeneutics

Coursework involves religious history, theology, archaeology, languages, interpretation, and more.  This academic study of the Bible helps graduates pursue careers in the public and government sectors.  Take the leap and earn your doctorate with Faulkner University online. 


  • A biblical-studies master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • A goals statement 
  • A copy of a graduate research paper or thesis previously accepted in a graduate-level biblical studies program
  • An interview with the dean, KGST director, and the graduate committee

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges