Ph.D. in Biblical Studies:
Forming Effective Pastors, Professors, and Ministry Leaders

Piedmont’s Ph.D. in Biblical Studies program is designed for students who have an earned master’s degree with a background in systematic theology. The program provides students with the most flexible and affordable way to build the highest level of research skills to aid in their service as effective pastors, seminary professors, and Christian leaders.

This hybrid program consists of 6 one-week modules concentrated in the Summer with the remainder of the program available online.


  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Theology


  • Earned masters
  • 12 hours of Theology
  • 6 hours of Greek
  • 6 hours of Hebrew
  • 6 hours of Biblical Introduction (Old and New Testament courses)

Application Deadlines

  • Spring 2019 Online Term - February 25, 2019
  • Summer 2019 Term - April 22, 2019
  • Fall 2019 Term - August 2, 2019

Scholarship Opportunity

The Atlantic Scholarship offers a 1/3 tuition discount for all incoming Temple Baptist Seminary students. The scholarship will be applied each year the student remains enrolled

Credit Hours

$460 Per Credit Hour

Prestigious Faculty and Staff

Hybrid Program

Ward Harris

Student Testimonial

"Piedmont International University has transformed my life and ministry for the Lord. I chose this school for its consistent doctrinal teaching at all academic levels and for its dispensational approach to Scripture. The faculty and staff go the extra mile to help students receive the best education possible. If you want the best academic training for ministry, choose Piedmont!"
-Ward Harris B.A.B.S., M.A.B.S., Ph.D. in Progress, Associate Pastor, Church Administrator, and Bible Teacher in Ripplemead, VA