A Different Kind of Doctor of Ministry That is Totally Practical, Relevant, and Flexible Throughout the Program. This D.Min. is:
The six core courses are designed to be relevant to the current issues that pastors and church leaders face every day in an increasingly secularized world culture. The Research Focus represents a new and refreshing method of personalizing the area of concentration.
MOR Orientation - 2 credits
AST-701 Advanced Systematic Theology I - 3 credits
AST-702 Advanced Systematic Theology II - 3 credits
AAP-701 Application of Apologetics - 3 credits
CH-701 Biblical Requisites for Churches that Heal - 3 credits
ASW-701 Advanced Spiritual Warfare - 3 credits
PRF-700 Personalized Focus Research* - 15 credits
Total - 32 credits
* The Personalized Research Focus component allows the doctoral student to concentrate in a ministry area of choice. The student selects the degree focus, and is guided through relevant research and writing.
For example, a pastor serving a racially and ethnically diverse community may sense a need to better understand the unique dynamics, challenges and opportunities presented in such an environment. The D.Min. student will be assisted and guided toward an appropriate research model and acceptable learning outcome.
Another example may be that of a minister who has developed an interest in some area of Biblical or secular history, and the effects of that period of time on the church today. Again, the D.Min. student will be assisted and guided toward an appropriate research model and acceptable learning outcome.
The core concept behind this unique approach is our belief that it is the individual, not the Divinity School, who knows the learning outcomes most needed to become an increasingly effective Biblical leader in a rapidly changing world.
A Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Master of Theology (M.Th.) degree or their academic equivalent from an acceptable institution (minimum of 66 credits), which included at least one of the following minimum Biblical language requirements:
Applicants lacking the minimum Biblical language requirements, but who otherwise meet the academic equivalent degree requirement, may satisfy the language requirements by adding either 12 credits of practical Biblical language study tool courses to their program:
Defining the academic equivalent of a Master of Divinity Degree:
Investment Costs for the
DOCTOR OF MINISTRY*
|Cost to Start - $250|
|Monthly Payment - $62.50 - no interest or carrying charges|
|Standard Program Tuition - $4,000 ($125 per credit)|
|Cost of Books - Discounted through our own online bookstore.|
*Costs may vary due to individual requirements or preferences.
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