PhD Language Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy, Biblical Studies (Ph.D.)

12 hours Greek, 12 hours Hebrew, 3 hours German or French

Doctor of Philosophy, Biblical Studies (Ph.D.), Old Testament Emphasis

6 hours Greek, 12 hours Hebrew, 3 hours German or French

Doctor of Philosophy, Biblical Studies (Ph.D.), New Testament Emphasis

12 hours Greek, 6 hours Hebrew, 3 hours German or French

Doctor of Philosophy, Biblical Studies (Ph.D.), Biblical Theology Emphasis

6 hours Greek, 6 hours Hebrew, 3 hours German or French

Doctor of Philosophy, Biblical Studies (Ph.D.), Biblical Ethics

6 hours Greek, 6 hours Hebrew, 3 hours German or French

Doctor of Philosophy, Biblical Studies (Ph.D.), Biblical Preaching Emphasis

6 hours Greek, 6 hours Hebrew, 3 hours German or French

Doctor of Philosophy, Biblical Studies (Ph.D.), Biblical Missiology Emphasis [1]

6 hours Greek, 6 hours Hebrew, Foreign language proficiency in area of missional engagement.

Doctor of Philosophy, Biblical Studies (Ph.D.), Biblical Ministry Emphasis

6 hours Greek, 6 hours Hebrew, Research language proficiently may be met by one or more of the following: German, French, Latin, Spanish, or Statistics.

Language competency exams are available for those who have languages at the undergraduate level or from non-accredited schools.


[1] Applicants of the Midwestern MDiv ICP (2 plus 2 or 2 plus 3) program may qualify without additional language study

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