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Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Curriculum


This is an example. Please note that the most current and official curriculum information is found in our Course Catalog.

• The D.Min. for students entering with an M.Div. is 36 total credit hours. The D.Min for students entering with a theological or ministry-related M.A. is 48 total credit hours.

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.
D.Min. Core Courses (12 credits)
BITH 811  Theological Hermeneutics in Ministry 
MIN 701  Spiritual Direction and Care for the Soul 
MML 701  Perspectives in Missional Theology 
D.Min. Pastoral Leadership Concentration Courses (16 credits)
LEAD 811  Healthy and Spiritual Leadership 
MIN 811  Contemporary Issues in the Church 
MIN 812  Gender, Sexuality, and Spirituality 
MIN 813  Advanced Preaching and Teaching 
D.Min. Project (8 credits)
MIN 851  Doctoral Research Methods 
MIN 992  Doctoral Project