NDU Doctor’s Degree Programs


All Doctoral Degree program students must complete required units indicated by the Major of their choice.  A minimum of 24 Units must be completed at NDU.

1. Student must have earned a Master’s degree from an accredited school or its equivalent.

2. Complete Application & Registration Form.

3. 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.

4. 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.

Ministry  | 15 units Total
MIN-610         Homiletics II
MIN-611         Homiletics III
MIN-704         Church Records
MIN-707         The Church Library
MIN-801         Church Officers
MIN-660         Ministry Internship

Administration | 3 units Total
ADM-501       Leadership & Church Management I

Dissertation Writing | 6 units Total
ENG-801        Dissertation Writing: Methods of Research
ENG-802        Dissertation Writing: Literature Review
ENG-803        Dissertation Writing: Annotated Bibliography
ENG-804        Dissertation Writing: Abstract
ENG-805        Dissertation Writing: Bibliography
ENG-806        Dissertation Writing: Test & Measurements

Click on a degree program below for details

Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Counseling

Doctor of Religious Studies

Doctor of Ministry

Doctor of Theology