Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Curriculum


The D.Min. for students entering with an M.Div. is 32 total credit hours. The D.Min for students entering with a theological or ministry-related M.A. is 44 total credit hours.

Please note that curriculum and sequence is subject to change. The most current and official curriculum information is found in our Course Catalog.

Course Title Credits
Bible & Theology Courses for M.A. Entrants (12 credits)
BITH 711 Seminar in Ecclesial Theology 4
BITH 712  Global Church History 
BITH 713*  Old Testament Book Study 
BITH 714*  New Testament Book Study 
*Students will take either BITH 713 or BITH 714.
Core Courses (12 credits)
BITH 811  Theological Hermeneutics in Ministry 
MIN 702  Public Christianity for a Post-Christian World
MIN 811  Contemporary Issues in the Church
Ministry Leadership Concentration Courses (12 credits)
LEAD 811  Healthy and Spiritual Leadership 
MIN 812  Gender, Sexuality, and Spirituality 4
MIN 813 Advanced Preaching and Teaching 
Spiritual Formation for Ministry Leaders Concentration Courses (12 credits)
MIN 821 Theology and History of Spiritual Formation 4
MIN 711 Formation and Soul Care 4
MIN 822 Strategies for Spiritual Formation in Community 4
Communicating Christ in Skeptical Times Concentration Courses (12 credits)
MIN 894 Communicating Jesus 4
MIN 894 Communicating from the Pulpit 4
MIN 894 Communicating to the Media 4
Spiritual Formation (0 credits)
MIN 703-9 Personal and Ministerial Formation  0
D.Min. Project (8 credits)
MIN 851  Doctoral Research Methods 
MIN 992  Doctoral Project 
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