The Doctoral Degree Program requirement is 60 units beyond the Masters Degree that includes a 4 semester unit professional paper. Credit will be considered for classes completed at other universities and colleges, as well as seminars, conferences and continuing education courses.
Doctor of Religious Studies
The Doctor of Religious Studies Program builds upon the foundation of the Bachelors and Masters Degree requirements. Courses are selected to provide more in-depth study in Practical Spirituality, Knowledge, and/or Self-Actualization. The Project/Professional Paper and Examinations are also required.
Doctor of Humane Religious Studies
The Doctor of Humane Religious Studies extends even further the learning from the Bachelors and Masters Program courses. Classes are selected from Passmore Animal Chaplain Program, Practical/Animal Spirituality, Humane Religious Studies, Knowledge, and Self-Actualization. The Project and Examinations are also required.
Doctor of Spiritual Studies
The Doctor of Spiritual Studies places more of a focus on the nature of the universe and in finding new and creative ways to express one’s relationship to God or Source.
Doctor of Divinity
Five Years of successful ministry is the requirement that separates out the Doctor of Divinty Degree.