PH.D./ED.D. Home

Greetings from Biola University and Talbot School of Theology! Thank you for your interest in our Ph.D. and Ed.D. programs in Educational Studies. I hope that you will be able to find answers to your questions at this website. These programs are not just opportunities to gain an academic degree. They will help you focus on the development of good theory and practice for educational leadership, giving you the critical thinking tools to improve Christian education practice where you serve. We encourage you to consider these opportunities for your growth and development as you seek God's greater purpose for your life.

Kevin E. Lawson
Director, Ph.D. and Ed.D programs in Educational Studies

PROGRAM AREAS OF STUDY

Students can study in several areas of faculty expertise, including:

  • Christian Formation
  • Christian Higher Education
  • Curriculum Development
  • Leadership and Administration
  • Teaching Foundations and Processes

Christian Education Journal (CEJ)

CEJ is a leading evangelical journal in the field of Christian education that is edited and published by the faculty in the doctoral programs in Educational Studies at Talbot. It represents a cooperative effort between Talbot School of Theology and the Society of Professors of Christian Education. Each issue involves the contributions of over 60 people from across the U.S. and other countries.

For more information, visit the CEJ website.

Accreditation

Talbot, as a school of Biola University, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Talbot is a member of the Association of Theological Schools, the internationally recognized accrediting body of seminaries and schools of divinity.

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