Doctoral Studies

Equipping and
Training Leaders.

The doctoral study programs of MBTS equip and train leaders for the church. They provide a high level of professional competence for ministry in the local church, the marketplace, and the academy.

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Using an American and European blend of structured and independent research, residency requirements are achieved through week-long seminars that may be augmented by online and supervised instruction.

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Whatever doctorate you’re pursuing, we offer multiple concentrations. And because all of our doctoral programs are modular, you don’t have to leave your current context to prepare for greater ministry impact.

Rolling enrollment and
year-round admission.

With monthly payment options and applications accepted year round, your training can begin with ease at any time you’re ready.

You don’t have
to relocate to study.

Our doctoral programs are designed around intensive seminars, meaning that students have no need to interrupt their personal and ministerial lives to move to Kansas City. Most seminars require one week (Monday-Friday) on campus, along with extensive work outside the classroom.

Some of the most affordable tuition rates.

Our doctoral tuition rates are very competitive, starting at just $9,700.

All Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Our Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies is an advanced research degree preparing students for teaching and research in theological schools, colleges, and universities, as well as for the scholarly enhancement of ministerial practice.

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Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

Our Doctor of Ministry is an advanced degree preparing students for leadership in local churches and denominational service. Ministers seeking growth in competencies, spiritual vitality, and character will greatly benefit from the professional doctoral degrees offered through Midwestern Seminary.

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Doctor of Education (EdD)

The Doctor of Education degree program prepares students for the advanced practice of Christian education and educational leadership in the academy, the local church, and in other denominational settings.

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Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin)

Our Doctor of Educational Ministry program is a professional doctorate designed to advance theologically competent leadership in a global context by equipping students with greater knowledge and skill sets that integrate the study of theology, education and discipleship for advanced ministerial and educational practice.


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Master of Theology (THM)

Our Master of Theology is offered to enable students of substantial ability to continue academic research.

THM, Standard

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International Degrees


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Estudios en Español

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About Midwestern Seminary

We serve the church by Biblically educating God-called men & women to be and make disciples of Jesus Christ.

Upon coming to Midwestern, you will be equipped for life and ministry by an esteemed faculty who care not only about your studies but about your personal spiritual development.

Our academic programs include the dual major track, which focuses first on the study of God’s Word, and then branches out to professional training emphases such as business, psychology, music, and humanities.

You will leave here prepared to proclaim the gospel in any setting, across the street or across the world.

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