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Master of theological studies

Audit Student Program

AHOS offers the opportunity for students who wish to audit a class or program. PhD programs are excluded. An audit student may register for credit courses on a non-credit basis. For admission, students must comply with the AHOS admission standards as outlined in the requirements for each AHOS program. Auditors will not receive credits applicable […]

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St. Stephen’s Certificate Program

The St. Stephen’s Certificate in Orthodox Theology is a non-degree program for those seeking an education in Orthodox theology at the graduate level, but who do not wish to obtain a degree. Open to students with a high school diploma, the St. Stephen’s Certificate may be completed in 2-1/2 years (5 semesters). Courses are identical

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Master of theological studies

Master of Theological Studies (MTS)

The Master of theological studies (MTS)* is a three-year graduate degree designed for those interested in a rigorous education in theology across a range of topics: The hybrid educational model includes online courses, intensive reading and writing, directed ministry/projects, and an annual Residency week held at the Antiochian Village in western Pennsylvania. This multi-faceted educational

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Master of Pastoral Care and Counseling

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

The Antiochian House of Studies (AHOS) has been offering programs of theological study in a distance-learning format for over 35 years. The Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree is designed to equip students with comprehensive theological knowledge and train them for various ministries in the Church. It is also intended to prepare qualified Orthodox students and seminarians to be

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PhD in Orthodox Studies

In addition to its master’s degree programs, the Antiochian House of Studies (AHOS) offers a doctoral program, the PhD in Orthodox Studies, which was introduced in 2016 and has since received accreditation by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada. The PhD program is the first of its kind to

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Master of theological studies

Master of Pastoral Care and Counseling

The Antiochian House of Studies’ Master of Pastoral Care & Counseling is a 66-credit degree program, with a specific focus of training clergy, chaplains, health care professionals, and laity to provide complex supportive care to individuals and families from a uniquely Orthodox Christian pastoral theological foundation. Although some sociological and psychological methodologies are employed, our

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Bridge Application

For current St. Stephen’s Certificate students or graduates ONLY. The Bridge Application is so-named because it is a “bridge” between the Certificate and MTS programs. It is designed for qualified Certificate students and graduates of the St. Stephen’s program who wish to be considered for the thesis semester and Master of Theological Studies degree. In order to pursue

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Doctor of Ministry (DMin) – Eastern Christian Focus

The Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degree with Eastern Christian Focus is offered in partnership with the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (PTS) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A Memorandum of Understanding is agreed between the Antiochian House of Studies, and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, to partner in offering a Doctor of Ministry degree with a concentration on Eastern Christianity through

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