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 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:

Academic Calendar: 2023-2024

Fall Semester 2023

Starts August 28, 2023
Ends December 9, 2023

Spring Semester 2023

Starts January 8, 2024
Ends May 18, 2024

Fall Residency (all programs)

2023 Week 1: August 28 – Sept. 1
2023 Week 2: September 4 – 8

PhD Spring Residency 

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


CALL FOR PAPERS & Membership Registration Hello AHOS Students, Faculty & Staff, The Orthodox Academic Society will...

Open Enrollment 2024-2025

Residency Online Practicum Theological Offerings St. Stephen’s Certificate Program (SSC) Master in Theological Studies (MTS)...
AHOS Enrollment 2024-2025

Participation in the conference “The Orthodox Church of Antioch from the 15th to the 18th Century: Towards a Proper Understanding of History”.

AHOS, represented by its president, Fr. Michel Najim, participated in the conference “The Orthodox Church...


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