Advanced Studies for
Pastors and Ministry Leaders
Serving the educational goals of ordained men in pastorates, mission fields, and other full-time ministries
The Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.) degree program emphasizes the application of theology and the means of grace to ministry. This program is for men who desire a deep knowledge of and greater competence in the practice of ministry and consists of eight required courses and a major written project. Each course is a one-week module focusing on a topic in theology or the practice of ministry.
Each of the eight courses have reading and writing assignments. Assignments may be due before, during, or after the lectures. Generally, each course requires reading of no more than 2,000 pages and writing of a major post-course paper. Texts and assignments required for each course are determined by the instructor.
A major written project and oral defense will follow the completion of the eight courses.
Courses on the Practice of Ministry:
Courses on Theology:
Tuition for the D.Min. program is $350 per credit hour.
All application documents must be received by the Admissions Office no later than the following dates:
- For Winter Courses: November 1
- For Summer Courses: May 1
A course registration form will be mailed to the student upon his acceptance to the D.Min. program.
The deadline for registration is November 15 for Winter courses and May 15 for Summer courses.
Registration is now open for the upcoming Summer courses. Download Registration Form.