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Gain the knowledge and confidence to lead, publish, and change the world at Oxford Graduate School (OGS). The OGS Doctor of Philosophy in the Integration of Religion and Society program is designed to integrate faith and work in a meaningful way. OGS's doctoral program enables students to enhance their work skills through academic research and interdisciplinary skills. OGS graduates work in a variety of fields where research is a strong component, from political consulting to market research and medical research, to careers in social service, business, ministry, and education.
The OGS degree program is designed to be productive and rewarding and to fit the unique needs of working adults. The faculty and staff are dedicated to supporting students in balancing their work, family, and academic commitments. The Doctor of Philosophy in the Integration of Religion and Society is designed to help graduates make a positive Christain impact worldwide.
The doctoral program is designed with the goal of integration of religion and society. The program consists of courses in six structured, short-term residency-based cores and a dissertation phase. Because the degree is interdisciplinary, students focus research on a social problem in their area of interest. Successful completion of the disseration leads to graduation.
The DPhil program consists of 72 credit hours of the following courses offered in six week-long intensive residencies called "Core" sessions with online tutorial-style instruction for 30, 60, 90, and 120 day assignments.
Completion time: 4-6 years
As a result of academic study, students are expected to develop and exhibit:
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