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Olivet University's Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies encompasses opportunities for scholarly study by offering the doctoral degree program.

A Word from Our Leadership

Welcome to the Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies, the most recent development of Olivet University, initiated to advance our high calling for Christian leadership training... Read More

Doctoral Areas of Study

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY (D.MIN)

PHD TWO - PHASE

Examination Phase

The examination phase consists of the seminars, the mentoring work with the major professor.

Dissertation Phase

The student has four years in which to research, write, and defend the dissertation after assignment to a promoter.

D.MIN. FOUR-PHASE

There are four phases to the Doctor of Ministry program. Students will be assigned mentors who
will work with them
throughout the process...
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DISSERTATION OVERVIEW

The dissertation is a major piece of independent scholarly research in some field of theological studies, enhancing knowledge beyond the actual state of research in the given area... Read More

Doctoral Colloquium

The Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies hosts a series of colloquia each year bringing together students and faculty from around the world to meet and study... Read More

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Last day to add courses with fee
Friday, October 07

Last day to drop courses with fee
Friday, October 14

Last day to apply for Fall quarter Leave of Absence
Friday, October 21

Ralph D. Winter Library

Olivet University's Ralph D. Winter Library at Olivet University is envisioned as a world-premier repository for academic and theological resources in multiple formats and languages in service for world mission. Read More