Doctoral Degrees

Doctoral Degrees


Doctoral Degrees

The doctoral degree you earn at Baptist Bible Seminary is accredited, conveniently structured and saturated with sound theology. With BBS doctoral programs, you’ll earn your degree in a convenient and flexible format. 

You’ll earn an academically rigorous advanced seminary doctoral degree that combines biblical truth, contemporary best practices and practically applicable skills. Choose from two terminal doctoral degrees with multiple concentrations, allowing you to study in the program that will be an immediate benefit to your specific ministry and professional goals.

Both of the terminal degrees offered through BBS are presented through a web-enhanced format. Each student completes six weeks of initial study from his or her own home or office before coming together for professor-peer collaboration in a one-week module. You can choose to interact during each module either remotely or in-person on campus at BBS. The course is completed after another six weeks of remote study.

Your application process is easy!

You can apply for the Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Ministry programs by simply submitting an application and completing an interview with the BBS acceptance committee.

Seminary Doctoral Degree Programs

Doctor of Ministry

With 30 credit hours and three concentrations from which to choose, the Doctor of Ministry is built on a strong theological foundation and focuses on the exposition, communication and ministry of God’s Word in and through various aspects of local church ministry, global ministry, counseling and educational ministries. It is directed toward the professional who wants to develop further and excel in ministry.

Doctor of Philosophy

Earn your terminal, advanced professional ministry degree, giving you the ability to engage in thorough research and writing. If you aspire to teach in higher education, work internationally as an academic leader or missionary educator or serve as a pastor with a strong teaching ministry, this 60-credit degree will help you reach your goals.


Learn from Exceptional Professors

You’ll learn under Baptist Bible Seminary faculty members who are passionate about helping you prepare theologically with an effective ministry mindset. These professors not only bring a high level of scholarship and the highest academic credentials; each one also has significant experience in churches and ministry settings.


Murphy Memorial Library

Through the Murphy Memorial Library, you’ll have online access to approximately 16,000 journal titles and 8,000 full-text titles to help with your research and studies. On- campus resources include approximately 100,000 volumes, 250 print subscriptions, CDs, videos, DVDs and microfilm.

Murphy Memorial Library


Take the Next Step

Answer God’s call to serve Him as you deepen your ministry and grow spiritually.



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