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Theological Studies

Eastern University

24 months
541 USD/credit 12984 USD/year
541 USD/credit 12984 USD/year
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Palmer's Theological Studies degree at Eastern University prepares women and men for careers in parachurch ministry, public policy, and teaching, among others, and encourages approaching all vocations as ministry. 


Students at Eastern University can choose concentrations in Christian Faith and Public Policy, Biblical Studies and Theology, Christian Counseling, and General Studies.

Some pursue this Theological Studies degree in response to God’s call for vocational application in government, advocacy, counseling and lay ministry within their own congregation, or for personal spiritual growth. Others pursue this degree to prepare for PhD studies.

Learning outcomes

  • Whole Gospel: Demonstrate a biblically informed and theologically grounded commitment to a Holistic Gospel Witness. Activate a commitment to service in the church and community to minister to changing times.
  • Whole World: Develop the ability to engage in the reality and the theology of diverse communities; through a global context of the Christian tradition and intercultural understanding.
  • Whole Persons: Develop a hunger for lifelong spiritual formation and a commitment to fostering interdependent relationships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Analysis
  • Old Testament Study 
  • Biblical Interpretation for Ministry
  • Systematic Theology and Ethics: Vision of Community
  • Nurturing Spiritual Life and Character
  • Theology and Ethics of Congregational Life

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA or equivalency
  • Complete your online application. 
  • Mail us your personal statement.
  • Mail us two references.  
  • Mail us an official transcript from the institution which issued your last full degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 541 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 541 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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