NDU | Doctor of Theology


Candidates entering the Th.D. program shall have earned a Master of Theology Degree.  In some cases a candidate may request and receive assessment for prerequisite requirements.  Th.D. shall consist of the following 30 units of core requirements:

Student must have earned a Bachelor’s degree with the prerequisite requirements for Master’s Degree selected. Complete Application & Registration Form. Submit records of all previous college level work completed. Students may request acceptance of transfer credit from an accredited school or its equivalent. Registrar will make acceptance determination and approval is by Academic dean. Students may request assessment of lifetime learning/professional experience. Determination and assessment of advancement standing will be made by Academic Dean. Students may elect to receive a letter grade such as (A-C), or may elect to receive credit (CR) or no credit (NC). It is the student’s responsibility to request the type of grade they desire at the beginning of each course. All courses may be taken for a Grade or (CR/NC).

The Doctorate degree consists of 30 units. Tuition will be charged at the rate of $250 per unit, totaling 7500 dollars. Students must complete all class requirements and satisfy all financial obligations in order to graduate.

3 Units Per Course | Dissertation  12 Units

THY-501                   SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
THY-503                   PASTORAL THEOLOGY
THY-503B                 PASTORAL THEOLOGY II
THY-703                   CONTEMPORARY THEOLOGY
THY-631                   COMPARATIVE CHURCH DOCTRINE
THY-779                   DISSERTATION RESEARCH
THY-780                   DISSERTATION

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Doctor of Theology