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The Doctor of Ministry is designed to provide qualified students the opportunity to achieve a high level of excellence in the practice of ministry.


Upon completing this concentration, students will be able to:

Enhance the practice of ministry, gaining a high level of competency in its fields
Refine the academic ability of the theological and biblical knowledge for the excellence in ministry
Formulate a comprehensive and critical theory of ministry
Demonstrate an advanced understanding and integration of ministry in relation to the biblical, theological, academic, and pastoral disciplines
5. Demonstrate the proficiency to develop the therapeutic, preventive, educative, and facilitative skills of Christian Counseling
6. Evidence to effectively work with people in the local church and Christian counseling ministry setting.
7. Evidence the Christ-like character worthy of being emulated and whose integrity impacts credibility for successful ministry
Core Courses 9 Credit Hours (Select 3 courses)
BS 801 Biblical Studies [Description] 3
CC 826 Present Issues in Pastoral Counseling [Description] 3
CE 817 Present Issues in Christian Education [Description] 3
CL 812 Spiritual Christian Leadership [Description] 3
MI 816 Mission Perspectives [Description] 3
PT 820 Theology of Ministry [Description] 3
PT 830 Doctoral Practicum in Ministry [Description] 3
SW 800 Social Work and Christian Ministry [Description] 3
Concentration Courses 15 Credit Hours (Select 5 courses)
CC 803 Marriage and Family Counseling II [Description] 3
CC 805 Psychology and Theology of Family Relationships [Description] 3
CC 807 Multi-cultural Issues in Counseling [Description] 3
CC 809 Biblical Resources for Pastoral Care [Description] 3
CC 826 Present Issues in Pastoral Counseling * [Description] 3
CC 827 Independent Study in Counseling [Description] 3
CC 843 Current Issues in Counseling and Psychology [Description] 3
  * required
Free Electives 3 Credit Hours
Dissertation 9 Credit Hours
RS 805 Dissertation Research Seminar [Description] 3
RS 807 Dissertation [Description] 6
Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
CP 890 Capstone [Description] 3
Total 39
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