What is the Doctor of Ministry Program?


Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

The Doctor of Ministry is a professional degree providing qualified students the opportunity to achieve a high level of excellence in the practice of ministry. The degree is built on prerequisites including the Master of Divinity degree or equivalent theological preparation, high intellectual achievement and professional capability, and substantial professional experience in ministry between completion of the Master of Divinity degree program and application to the Doctor of Ministry degree program.


PREREQUISITES

- M.Div. degree or its equivalent from an ATS-accredited school
- 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA (2.0 out of 3.0)
- 3 years of substantial post-master's degree ministry experience



SPECIALIZATIONS

We currently offer over twenty specializations including Expository Preaching, Leadership and Administration, Pastoral Work, Apologetics, and more (Click HERE for the List of Specializations.) 


DEGREE REQUIREMENTS


WORKSHOPS (6 HOURS)



Program Overview and Research Writing 2 hours

Mid-Career Assessment 2 hours

Project in Ministry Design 2 hours


SEMINARS (18 HOURS)



3 Divisional Seminars 9 hours

3 Specialization Seminars 9 hours


PROJECT IN MINISTRY (6 HOURS)



Project Implementation, Project Report, and Exit Interview


TOTAL: 30 HOURS

COMPLETION TIME: 3-5 YEARS