Apostolic Theological
 Bible College

Doctorate Degree Program

Educating To Continue The Faith


Prerequisite for admission

The Doctorate Degree may be granted upon a minimum completion of 30 semester hours above the Master Degree.  Applicants must possess an earned Master Degree. CLEP may not be applied to this degree.

Doctorate Degrees are quite different from College to College. We will design a Doctorate program around the student's future employment choice or Ministry.

Each doctorate student will have assigned to them an advisor for consultation.

Tuition Year 2014-2015
Payment in full $1895.00
Enrollment Fee $50.00
Price includes all other course materials.
If your income is below $30,000 you can apply for a scholarship in the amount of $500.00

The Doctoral Thesis/Dissertation:

Correspondence students must submit to Apostolic Theological Bible College, 11731 N. 15th Street, Tampa, Florida  33612, to the attention of the Doctoral Thesis/Dissertation Committee, a detailed proposal of your thesis/dissertation. 
The proposal shall include the style manual you intend to use (from below). 
You will be notified as to the status of your request. No thesis/dissertation will be accepted without prior approval of the Committee. 

1.Your work must be judged worthy of publication by the Doctoral Thesis-Dissertation Committee. 
2. It must be submitted in duplicate. ATBC will retain a copy. 
3. It must be bound in an acceptable cover. 

Guidelines for writing the thesis/dissertation 
1. A minimum of 35,000 words - About 150 pages 
2. Reflect at least 60 cited works. 
3. It will include: 
a. Table of Contents 
b. Introduction 
c. Bibliography 
4. Use one of he following style manuals: 
a. The Chicago Manual of Style, Author: University of Chicago, Library of Congress location: Z 253, U58c, 1993 
b. A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Author: Kate L. Turabian, Library of Congress location: LB 2369, T929m, 1987

Alternative Doctrinal Project
With the approval of the Thesis-Dissertation committee, existing alternative written work(s) by a Pastor may substitute for the dissertation.  The written work or collection of works must contain in the aggregate 35,000 words and be significant to the Degree major.

ATBC reserves the right to substitute courses when a student has applied for and approved for Christian Life Experience Credit (CLEP).  ATBC also reserves the right to change or modify its courses in this degree.

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