Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.) in Theology
Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.) in Pastoral Ministry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Theology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pastoral Ministry
A Doctoral Degree is awarded to a student who successfully completes 45 credit-hours of study at the post-graduate level.
All doctoral-level programs are individually designed for qualified students who want an in-depth study of a particular area of ministry. Each 45-credit-hour program is designed as in-ministry education for ministry professionals and will build on ministry experience and previous education while challenging the individual candidate to pursue and realize their full potential. The Ph.D. program is the capstone to all previous academic degrees. It represents the most prestigious accomplishment in a student's educational endeavors.
Doctoral Program Requirements
The completion of 5 postgraduate-level courses related to the student's major and pre-approved by the student's faculty advisor.
One doctoral dissertation of a minimum of 150 pages. Dissertation guidelines are available from your student advisor.
See the Admissions page for entrance requirements and advanced placement credits.