The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program is designed for Christians who are actively and successfully engaged in ministry.
Emphasis is on applied theology, improving skill and understanding to strengthen leaders and impact the church, ministry, and community.
Requirements for the Doctor on Ministry Program
An applicant for the program must comply with the following:
A. This program requires 60 units beyond the Master of Arts degree, of which, up to 30 of these units may be transferred from an acceptable institution of higher learning provided the curriculum requirements are similar. (Should it be the case that prior coursework and or degree do not meet similar curriculum standards, acceptance into the program will be determined by a review to ascertain whether preparatory coursework is required). All applicants must be able to demonstrable reading and writing skills as are necessary for coursework submissions. Those enrolled in online coursework shall also possess computer skills commensurate with online instructional requirements. The student must maintain a grade point average of 3.0.
B. The applicant must complete all application procedures including the provision of official transcripts from all colleges and seminaries previously attended, showing degrees awarded.
C. The student must give adequate exemplification of character, emotional stability, maturity, and leadership ability which are essential to an effective Christian Ministry. The student is also expected to be actively engaged in the life of the Christian Church.
D. A dissertation of at least 100 pages is expected on a subject approved by the Dean of the School. A time limit not to exceed three years will be allowed for the completion of the dissertation following the regular course work outlined in the catalog.
E. Classes may be taken online or be a combination of online/distance learning & classroom.