DRE (Doctor of Religious Education)

Academic Program: DRE (Doctor of Religious Education)

Purpose: This program is for those who wish to opt for a very thorough study and specialization in Christian Education. This program is one of the heaviest in workload among all our doctoral programs. The program is suitable for those who plan to make Biblical Education and Training a major part of their ministry.

Qualification For Admission: An earned Master of Religious Education from any standard seminary. Those with a secular masters degree plus some background in theology can also apply, provided they realize that they will have to take up extra course-work to fill in for their deficiency in Education.

Subjects: The subjects you need to study are listed below. Each subject shown below is a ‘module’ and each module is 1 credit hour. Practical work is 6 credit hours, and thesis is 16 credit hours. The total is 80 credit hours of work. Text material is supplied free by us via downloads.

Time Allocated: You need to complete the program in 2 years. You can extend it for any number of years by paying an yearly extension fees.

Essential Apologetics
01    M01A1    Introduction
02    M02A1    Presuppositions
03    M03A1    History
04    M04A1    Canon
05    M05A1    Revelation
06    M10A1    Introduction to tools of Apologetics
07    M10A2    Preparation to become an apologist
08    M10P1    What is proof
09    M11A1    Errors of Interpretation
10    M12A1    Bible Difficulties
11    M13A1    Science difficulties
12    M14A1    Propaganda Analysis
13    M15A1    Manipulation analysis
14    M16A1    Manipulation resisting
15    M17A1    Logic and Errors
16    M18A1    Debating Techniques
17    M19A1    Resisting debate
18    M20A1    Leading Questions
19    M20U1    Using Apologetics
General Apologetics
20    DRE001   Current Issues
21    DRE002   Atheism
22    DRE003   Case for Christianity

Bible and Theology
23    DRE011   History of the Bible
24    DRE012   Canon and Authority
25    DRE013   Justification by faith
26    DRE014   Introduction to NT theology
27    DRE015   Sola Scriptura
Essential Topics
28    DRE021   Culture
29    DRE022   Human mind
30    DRE023   Political Philosophy
31    DRE024   Liberalism
32    DRE025   Fatherhood
33    DRE026   Analysis of Media
34    DRE027   Christian Integrity

35    DRE031   Philosophy of Education
36    DRE032   Christian Education
37    DRE033   Studies in Christian Education
38    DRE034   Bible in Education
39    DRE035   Current Theories of Education
40    DRE036   Teaching to Read
41    DRE037   Special Education
42    DRE038   Technology and Education I
43    DRE039   Technology and Education II
Bible Teaching Methods
44    DRE041   Teaching Methods
45    DRE042   Hermeneutics
Print Communication
46    DRE061   Writing Basics I
47    DRE062   Writing Basics II
48    DRE063   Effective Writing

Ethics And WorldView
49    DRE070   Ethics I
50    DRE071   Ethics II
51    DRE072   Christian WorldView

Cult Communication Studies
52    DRE081   Introduction to Cults
53    DRE082   Cult Characteristics
54    DRE083   Cult Classification
55    DRE084   Christian Cults
56    DRE085   Occult Cults
57    DRE086   Why do Cults Attract
58    DRE087   Resist Cults

Practical Work
59    DREPR    Course Development
60    DRETH    Thesis





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  1. I would like to study the above degree. I hold the following diplomas/degrees:

    Higher Diploma in Education
    Further Diploma in Education
    Diploma in Theology
    Masters degree in Education



    • Berhanue Legesse says:

      Greetings I am lawyer, business leadership adviser, theologian, health assistant.Currently works advocate and advisor at Law in all levels of Federal and Promise region Courts. At the same time adviser in leadership and preach and teach Bible in Evangelical Churches.

  2. Jashmer Miranda says:

    I would like to have this degree.

    I have the following degrees.

    Business Administration Major in Accountancy

    Master of Divinity – Missions

    Special Studies in Reformed Theology

    Thanks and God bless you1


  3. pinaki ghosh says:

    Greetings ,
    Hope this note finds you in good health .

    I had applied for DRE (Doctor of Religious Education) on 07/06/2015 and then applied in http://isdet.com/final-application-developing-countries/ on 10/07/2015 as the Final Application.

    I am yet to receive and revert from your kind-self.
    Kindly expedite.

    Pinaki Ghosh

  4. pinaki ghosh says:

    Dear Admin,
    Thanks for the revert .

    I have not yet received any revert in my e-mail ID as mentioned above. Therefore I applied again to day in the final application form.
    Kindly re-look into this matter.

    Thanks for your cooperation .

    Pinaki P Ghosh

  5. Pissamai Kotphan says:

    I think it is good to choose this subject.

  6. I Would like to study DRE Program.I hold M.A.C.E. In Christian Education(VA)USA.Iam a Malawian. Standford Henderson Ngoma

  7. Pissamai Kotphan says:

    I got certificate of early childhood from Victoria university and got cettificate of Child nutrition and cooking from Stanfort University.I got bachelor degree of Thai language and now I am the lastest of Master curriculum and Instruction.

  8. ngongmbowoh elias fongmefrie says:

    Thank you for the many efforts put in for us and me in particular. I know with God every thing is possible. I face this problem, that admission code is not yet accorded to me for the PHD or THD I applied for. Secondly I am still earnestly waiting for the feed back for the Thesis in MRE I last defended in July 2015.
    Looking forward to read from you.
    Yours sincerely.

  9. Rev. Jeova Innocent says:

    I am interested in studying a doctoral in religious education. I am a full time pastor. I’ve been serving churches in pastoral ministry for about 25 years. I got a master’s degree in theology and a master’s degree in Public policy.

    Please, telle me what to do to get started with my doctoral training.

    I look forward to hearing from you once again.

    Rev. Jeova Innocent

  10. Dr Siamukande Clever says:

    I have a doctorate in theology and I would like to do this doctorate of education. Does the institute offer exemption for those who have reached the doctorate level?

  11. Enrol me for PHD In DRE.I hold MA BA in Christian Education(USA).Iam finishing a PHD thesis.Send me ebooks.

  12. Linee Jutrakul says:

    Dear Sir:
    I hold an M. Ed.(curriculum and instruction) and had taken several classes in M. Div. from the accredited local theological institute. I am an administrator of the local Christian school and also teaching some classes in Christian Education in the undergraduate level of the local seminaries. I want to increase my knowledge and skill in Christian Education area to do the better job in my serving. I am very much interested in DRE program you offer. I would be appriciated if you send me the application form as well as the information I need to know. Thank you.
    In Christ,

  13. Emmy Ugbede Isah says:

    Calvary greetings,
    By the grace of God, I Hold an MA in Chriatian Education(Theology)from ECWA Theological Seminary Kagoro, Nigeria.I have being a full time Pastor for almost ten(10)years serving in the capital city of Abuja Nigeria.I Studied Christian Education at BA level and also at MA. I know I will be better equiped for God’s work if given the opportunity to study DRE in your respectable institution.Thanks in anticipation of your quickest response.
    With highest regards,
    Pastor Emmy Isah

  14. Dear Sir,
    I will be be extremely grateful were you to admit me into your doctoral religious education program. I hold MA.C.E from the Evangel Christian Seminary, Monrovia Liberia, and B.Th from Monrovia Bible College, Monrovia Liberia, Associate Degree in Christian Education, Dayspring Bible College , Monrovia, Diploma in Theology from Bread of Life Bible Correspondence Institute, USA.
    I am the founder and pastor of the Inter Africa Christian Missions in Liberia. I have been in ministry for the past 30 years. Please how can I start this unique program with your reputable Seminary.

  15. James Lee Young says:

    I hold the Master of Religious Education Degree and am interested in applying for admission to your Doctor of Religious Studies Degree program. Please reply with approval to apply and appropriate forms. Thank you.

  16. Daniel Kui Htin says:

    Dear Sir:
    I hold an D.Min,and had taken several classes in B.Th.i am also an administrator and Assist of Myanmar Healthy Healthy Church and also teaching some classes in Christian Education in the undergraduate level of the local seminaries. I want to increase my knowledge and skill in Christian Education area to do the better job in my serving. I am very much interested in DRE program you offer. I would be appriciated if you send me the application form as well as the information I need to know. Thank you.
    In Christ,
    Daniel Kui Htin
    Yangon Myanmar.

  17. Aya Hte Hla says:

    Dear Sir

    I hold my MDiv and working together with SIL help minority language group to translate Bible into their mother tongue. Now I stay at home and look after my daughter and help the community. I want to learn more about the Bible and want to build myself to be strong with spirituality.

  18. Francis Bweupe says:

    Greetings, I would to study this doctorate. Am from Zambia, Africa.

  19. Kaumba Sakuwunda says:

    Dear Trainers,
    I am interested in studying this DRE course. Am from Zambia, Africa. I posses a bachelor`s degree in Public Administration Major and Minor in Development Studies, An Education Diploma in English and Religious Studies, a Certificate in Primary Teacher`s Methodologies and now has just finished my Master’ Degree course work in Envelopment Sustainability Development and Peace, but in the process of submitting my dissertation to Copperbelt University in Zambia. I am also a preacher and teacher of the Bible Doctrine. In addition, I have taught Religious Education at Secondary school level, from grade 8 to 12 for 10 years. Having grown up from a Mission station, I was exposed to studying three quarters of the Emmaus Bible Course as part of my background.

    Taking into consideration what I have so far done, I therefore, write to find out if I can do the DRE course,without additional courses or its a must that I have to take additional courses too.

    I also want to find out how much the registration fee for this cause can be if I study on line using downloads only.
    Much grace and looking ward to your positive response.
    Yours faithfully applicant,

    Kaumba Sakuwunda.

  20. pastor (mrs) ojo Florence says:

    Am a Nigerian &I live in Nigeria, AFRICA.
    I have both my first& second degrees from the university of Lagos, Nigeria.
    First degree was education/English,. Second was in education/ counseling.
    I went to Baptist college of theology, Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria.
    I now want to do online course on doctorate in Christian religious education .
    I shall be grateful if my is granted.
    Ojo Florence.

  21. Leonard Botchway says:

    Dear Sir,
    Am in Ghana. I have a master’s degree in Education (Guidance and Counseling).
    I so have Master of Arts in Ministry.
    I will be grateful if considered for your Doctorate program.
    Thank you.

    Rev. Leonard

  22. Nkwo Augustine Uzoma says:

    Please I am interested in the Doctor of Religious Education Program. I humbly request for admission form

  23. Francis Kerkulah says:

    I am interested in your Doctoral Degree in Christian Education or DM Program

  24. Charles Ikechukwu Udeagu says:

    I am interested Doctorate in religious education. I have executive MBA in leadership management and law management. And almost finished my dissertation with northwestern Christian university. I am as well an educator. Can I apply. I am a Nigerian but live in Cambodia. My PhD dissertation is organisational leadership in ministry. I am about finishing typing.

  25. Charles Ikechukwu Udeagu says:

    I am applying for free online Doctorate in Christian education

  26. Dear Sir, I am Bible College teacher in Nagaland. I have graduated with B.Th in 1984, M.Div in 1995 and Th.M in 1998. I joined ministry in 1984, in different fields. Since 2002 I have been teaching in Bible College and I would like to enroll for DRE to enhance my teaching ministry in Nagaland. My add: Principal, Golden Crown Theological College. H.No. ,389 Kuda Village, Dimapur 797 112, Nagaland India.

  27. Wilson Tawanda Nyakapanga says:

    How can I join others to pursue my life journy

  28. Rev Fr Matthias Boadum Sarkodie says:

    I wish to study DRE with your noble institution. I hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Education, BA Religions with Sociology and a 4yr. Theological Studies which is Master of Divinity equivalent. I also have 20yrs pastoral experience in the priestly ministry. Thanks.

  29. Isingoma Edward says:

    I am interested in doing studies leading to the award of a DRE. I hold a masters degree in ministry attained from Lancaster Bible college (capital seminary and graduate school)
    I have been ministering as a pastor for more than 20 years. I have been involved in overseeing schools in our denomination which includes sharing the word of God with the youngsters.
    I strongly believe that this study will help me improve in my ability to serve God in this niche. Please consider accepting me into this program.
    Thanks very much

  30. teache for both church and secular education at different schools, certificates Advanced English and Bible from world English Institution ( WEI)

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