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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN CHRISTIAN SOCIAL WORK - Ph.D.

Purpose:

The Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Social Work is primarily to equip persons for vocations of ministering and research in the Christian social work arena and for the scholarly enhancement of ministerial social work practice.

DEGREE PROGRAM SUMMARY

Degree Program Parts

Credit Hours

Part I - Core Courses

15

Par II - Major Courses

14

Part III - Dissertation Work

25

Total Credit Hours Required

54

 

DEGREE PROGRAM BREAKDOWN

Part I - Core Courses*

Credit Hours

Old Testament Survey (I, II, III)

3

New Testament Survey 3
Bible Study Methods 3
Hermeneutics I 3
Introduction to Systematic Theology 3

*Core Courses taken in the past may be transferred and credited upon receipt of transcripts.

 

Part II - Major Courses**

Credit Hours

Christian Counseling I

4

Christian Social Work I

4

Philosophy of Christian Social Work
-Two (2) Research Papers

6

**Major Courses taken in the past may be transferred and credited upon receipt of transcripts.

 

Part III - Dissertation Work

Credit Hours

Dissertation Proposal

5

Dissertation

20

 

 

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