Dallas Theological Seminary

 “To glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders for the proclamation of His Word and the building up of the body of Christ worldwide.”
Description of PhD Program
The Doctor of Philosophy degree is designed to train scholars and educational leaders for various fields of Christian ministry involving research at the highest level.
Tuition and Housing Costs

Every effort is made to keep student expenses as low as possible. Because of gifts from alumni and friends of the seminary, students pay only a portion of the real cost of their education.

Tuition Assistance

The Dorothy J. Austin Fund
An endowment fund, established by the family in her honor, providing tuition assistance to a male student in the ThM (third or fourth year) or PhD program.

The Hesed Scholarship Fund
An endowment fund established to provide financial assistance for qualified ThM, DMin, or PhD students and students with an intention of serving in fulltime Christian ministry as a preacher, professor, or ministry leader. Scholarship funds are available for tuition, books, and living expenses.

The John C. and Edna B. Pentecost Scholarship Fund
A fund established by Albert E. Pentecost in loving memory of his parents to provide tuition assistance for ThM or PhD students who are anticipating fulltime ministry of the Word of God.

The For His NAME Scholarship Fund
A fund established by Mr. and Mrs. David Berberian Jr. to provide tuition assistance for international PhD students.

The Manke-Gretzinger Memorial Endowment Fund
An endowment fund established by Harold A. Gretzinger in loving memory of his godly grandparents, Karl and Amanda Manke, and his beloved parents, Alexander and Wanda Gretzinger, to provide tuition aid and other financial assistance to eligible PhD students in the Old Testament Department.

The Dr. J. Dwight Pentecost Scholarship for Excellence in Bible Exposition Fund
An endowment fund established by Gene Hong Yee and Jo An Yee in recognition of Dr. Pentecost’s lifelong devotion to the teaching ministry at Dallas Theological Seminary. This award will provide tuition assistance for PhD students, with preference given to those studying in the Department of Bible Exposition.

The Frank, Fern, and Doris Prince Endowment Fund
An endowment fund established in memory of her parents by Ms. Doris F. Prince, to provide annual grants for faculty development and scholarship awards for qualified PhD and international students.

The Van Broekhoven Memorial Scholarship Fund
A fund established by the Honorable and Mrs. Rollin Van Broekhoven to provide tuition assistance for international PhD students.

Mexican Student Scholarships
A separate scholarship fund is provided for Mexican students. The administration of this fund is in accord with the policy stated under the International Student Scholarships heading in the Admission, Academic Procedures, and Financial Information section of this catalog.

Hispanic/Latina/o Faculty

Michael A. Ortiz
Associate Professor World Missions & Intercultural Studies, Director of DTS en Español

Alexander Gonzales
Assistant Professor of Bible Exposition–Houston

Bernard Cueto
Adjunct Professor in Theological Studies

Hispanic Centers and Programs
DTS en Español offering Spanish Master’s Degrees and DMin

DTS Hispanic Society Student Organization

HTI Scholars

Ramón Uribe

Contact Information

The HTI person to contact for information on PhD studies at Dallas Theological Seminary is:

Name:     Dr. Jim Thames
Title:        Academic Dean
Phone:    214-887-5013
Email:     JThames@dts.edu