This is a selective program and there is no guaranteed admittance even though applicants meet all the admissions requirements. The requirements for admission to the program include the following:
Students may transfer up to nine hours of post-master’s credit from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body or by the Association for Biblical Higher Education, provided that a grade of “B” or higher was earned in each post-master’s course meeting the following criteria of the transcript audit:
To fulfill graduation requirements, students must have completed all of the following:
Residency for the doctoral program is satisfied by living on the campus in Marion, Indiana, during three Summer Residency Institutes. These institutes take place over eight days, during the second week of July, beginning on a Friday and concluding the following Friday.
All doctoral courses are a blend of live and interactive online discussions. Students are expected to attend all live sessions and substantively engage in all interactive online discussions, tests, quizzes, and prescribed learning activities. Live classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and meet on the first, fourth, and eighth Saturdays of the fall, winter, and spring terms. Online attendance is determined by participating in weekly discussions.