Antiochian House of Studies

Welcome to the Antiochian House of Studies (AHOS)

The Antiochian House of Studies (AHOS) was established in 1980, under the aegis of the ancient and unbroken tradition of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch, with the express purpose of offering a theological education to as broad a public as possible.

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June 10, 2022

The Antiochian House of Studies Receives Full Accreditation

“Glory to God in the highest”

It gives us great joy on this historic event to announce that the Antiochian House of Studies, on June 7, 2022, received full accreditation through the Association of Theological Schools ( to offer the following degrees: Master of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Pastoral Care & Counseling, Doctor of Ministry, Doctor of Philosophy.

V. Rev. Michel Najim, President
Rt. Rev. Fadi Rabbat, Dean

      AHOS is committed to higher learning in Applied Orthodox Theology and Christian Theology in Eastern Tradition

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

Master of theological studies

Master of Theological Studies (MTS)

he Master of Theological Studies (MTS)* is a three-year graduate degree designed for those interested in a rigorous education in theology


PhD in Orthodox Studies

Antiochian House of Studies (AHOS) offers a doctoral program which was introduced in 2016: PhD in Orthodox Studies

Master of Pastoral Care and Counseling

Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree is designed to equip students with comprehensive theological knowledge

Master of theological studies

Master of Pastoral Care & Counseling

The Antiochian House of Studies’ Master of Pastoral Care & Counseling is a 66-credit degree program,...




Certificate and MTS students choose either the General Track or an area of Concentration:

At AHOS, we offer language courses in Arabic, Greek, Hebrew, and Spanish as integral components of our academic programs.

Our courses accommodate learners of all proficiency levels, providing not only linguistic expertise but also valuable cultural insights.

For further details or inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact our administrative office.

Seize the opportunity to enrich your linguistic abilities and deepen your cultural understanding by enrolling now.

Academic Calendar: 2023-2024

Fall Semester 2023

Starts August 28, 2023
Ends December 9, 2023

Spring Semester 2024

Starts January 15, 2024
Ends May 17, 2024

Fall Residency (all programs)

2024 Week 1: August 25 – 30
2024 Week 2: September 1 – 6

PhD Spring Residency 

(PhD only, attend both weeks)
2024 Week 1: May 6  –  10
2024 Week 2: May 13  –  17

Orthodox Academic Society Hosts 5th biannual Summer 2024 Symposium on Contemporary Orthodox Theology

May 25, 2024 – Antiochian House of Studies The Orthodox Academic Society, an academic association...

Summer 2024 Symposium announcement – Orthodox Academic Society

It is our pleasure to inform you that the program for the Summer 2024 Symposium...

Christ is Risen, Truly He is Risen.

“Christ is risen from the dead, rise with Him. Christ is returned to Himself, return...
AHOS Paschal greetings 2024


AHOS Publication

New Book Release – “The Mystery of Holy Matrimony” is available now.

We’re thrilled to announce the publication of our latest book, “The Mystery of Holy...

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