following is a brief review of a great opportunity for those who qualify. Complete details are available upon
request to the Chancellor of True Hope Bible Institute.
many Bible Colleges, we offer an honorary doctoral degree program for those who have achieved in ministry a level
of distinction that is worthy of being recognized in this manner.
not make the mistake of believing that you can simply take a “shortcut” and bypass the effort required to attain
this level of achievement.
Honorary does not mean “easier” … in fact it is often a much greater price to pay in
terms of effort and study and the investment of your life in order to be recognized in this
Honorary means “HONORED”.
recognize that many in life have not had the opportunity to attend a Bible College, but that the Lord
has in fact educated this person through personal Bible study, application in life and ministry and
have such knowledge and understanding that can never be attained from “book
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recognize that many in life have not had the opportunity to attend a Bible College, but that the Lord has
indeed educated this person through personal Bible study, application in life and ministry and have much
knowledge that can never be attained from “book study”! An honorary doctoral degree is
available to such a person.
The THBI Honorary Doctoral
Degree is more than a so-called “life experience” degree yet less than a fully earned study
However, because the requirements
are less than the typical scholastic process, we must call the degree “honorary” even though it is closer to an
As you will see, much more is
required than simply registering then completing an application. If you cannot prove your
knowledge and understanding of God’s truth and message given to us in the Holy Bible no amount of money can
purchase a THBI Honorary Doctoral Degree!
An application, multiple examinations and a doctoral thesis are all part of the
The honorary Doctoral Degrees we offer at this time
||Doctor of Evangelism
||Doctor of Christian Ministries
||Doctor of Sacred Literature
||Doctor of Divinity
||Doctor of Sacred Music
||Doctor of Theology
HONORARY DOCTORAL REQUIREMENTS
If you are a Pastor, Evangelist, or Leader of an active Christian ministry, True
Hope Bible Institute may be able to grant you an Honorary Doctoral Degree on the basis of I Timothy 5:17, if you
meet the following qualifications:
Must be at least 30 years old.
Produce evidence that you are a licensed and ordained
minister of the Gospel.
Verify that you have at least 10 years of full-time
or part-time ministerial experience.
Secure the endorsements of two other licensed or
ordained ministers or other prominent Church leaders.
Complete a Doctoral Application and
Documentation Package which will be mailed to you upon our receiving
your completed registration form and fee.
Registration Period EXPIRES 60 calendar
days from the date we mail the Doctoral Application Package to
you. Application, documentation, Biblical Perspective Assessment and
Bible Knowledge Examinations must be completed and returned to THBI within 60 calendar days
from date of mailing package to you.
Submit and pass a written thesis on an approved subject
within 6 months of submitting your
completed Doctoral Application Package.
Failure to complete the Doctoral Thesis assignment within 6 months will be
graded automatic failure and no degree will be granted and all tuition will be forfeited.
One extension will be granted if you obtain a written extension agreement from
THBI - - meaning you will need to personally contact the THBI offices and request the
TO RECEIVE YOUR
REGISTER for an Application Package - there is a $125.00
(U.S. Dollars) non-refundable registration fee, so please make certain that you meet and can verify the above
Upon receipt of both your completed registration form and registration
fee, your Doctoral Application Package will be MAILED to you, not downloaded.
The tuition for an Honorary
Doctoral Degree is $300* (U.S.
which must accompany your
completed enrollment package.
Upon processing and verifying information in your application package and a passing score on your exam
and your dissertation**, you will be granted the Honorary Doctoral degree applied
*NOTE: If for some reason you do not qualify your application fee of $300 will be
returned to you along with your dissertation.
- - Not passing the world view exams is a qualification issue
- - Unable to provide the documentation necessary is a qualification
- - Failure to submit a completed Doctoral Application Package within 60
calendar days from the date of mailing the Package to you is NOT a
matter of qualifying but of completion
- - Failing exams/thesis is NOT a matter of qualifying but of grades.
**NOTE: Your dissertation remains your property and you retain all copyrights to your
work, however by submission you grant us unrestricted rights to use part or all of your dissertation for any
purpose that we may deem appropriate except that we will not offer your dissertation for sale for publication to
any third party (such as a magazine) without your prior approval.