11 PhD Programs in Ministry 2023
The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.
Ministry is an area of academic focus seeking to prepare students for their future ordination as ministers of the church. Often, students learn many of the most useful skills for clergy members, such as leadership, mission planning and education.
- Humanities Studies