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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Philosophy

Degree Programs

Graduate Studies

Joint PhD

Our special joint PhD program allows you to earn your doctor of philosophy in religious and theological studies through the lens of the following spheres of inquiry:

  1. Lived Religion (persons and communities)
  2. Conceptual Approaches to Religion (issues, concepts, and social and cultural phenomena)
  3. Religion in Text, Image, and Artifact

The religious and theological studies doctorate prepares you for careers teaching and academia, religious vocations, counseling and much more.

Visit the official website for our joint PhD program in philosophy and religious studies for:

  • program requirements;
  • background on our joint faculty;
  • information about your status as a student at DU and the Iliff School of Theology; and
  • everything else you need to know about successfully entering and completing the program.