Doctor of Philosophy in Bible Exposition
Liberty University

Program Details

Liberty’s 100% online Ph.D. in Bible Exposition is designed to provide ministry professionals with in-depth studies of biblical exposition to enrich ministries and better equip congregations with firm biblical teaching. Throughout this degree, students will gain the skill set needed to lead ministries, conduct biblical research, author theological scholarship, and teach in higher education. Ministries and employers will recognize what graduates of the Ph.D. in Bible Exposition can offer to their program, ministry, or business because of Liberty’s reputation as an accredited institution with high-quality seminary programs. Students in this program will study biblical languages and Christian history so that they can use biblical exposition tools and methods to explain and interpret biblical passages accurately and responsibly for the benefit of congregations, audiences, and readers. Through this program, students will also complete an integrated dissertation to apply biblical studies skills and knowledge to a specific challenge in the field. This project not only demonstrates students’ expertise but benefits other scholars in the field by contributing to the knowledge and craft of biblical exposition. Students who want to pursue specialized study and writing in biblical topics will gain the expertise and credentials needed to pursue professional writing, biblical academics and scholarship, university teaching, and administration in churches and ministries that need in-depth biblical teaching.

Requirements

  • Students must have earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from either a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Official transcripts showing at least 15 credit hours of Bible and/or theology courses
  • School of Divinity questionnaire
  • Departmental approval
  • TOEFL scores

School Accreditation Statement

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.