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: 2024-2025

Fall Semester 2024

Starts August 25, 2024
Ends December 13, 2024

Spring Semester 2025

Starts January 13, 2025
Ends May 16, 2025

Fall Residency (all programs)

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

PhD Spring Residency 

(PhD only, attend both weeks)
2025 Week 1: May 5  –  9
2025 Week 2: May 12  –  16

Antiochian House of Studies (AHOS) Celebrates Historic Participation in ATS COA Biennial Meeting

AHOS at the ATS COA Biennial Meeting The Antiochian House of Studies (AHOS) fully participated...

Antiochian House of Studies Grants PhD degree to Fr. Patrick O’Grady

5 June 2024 The Antiochian House of Studies (AHOS) proudly announces the successful defense and...

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...


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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