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Online Doctor of Ministry (DMin) Courses

Doctor of Ministry Standard Track: 96 Credits
Foundation: 28 Credits
MIN7010 Biblical Interpretation, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7011 Old Testament Context and Theology, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7012 New Testament Context and Theology, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7020 Theology Survey, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7040 World Religions, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7050 Christian Spiritual Formation, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7060 Diversity in Ministry, 4 Credit Hours
Ministry Skills: 32 Credits
MIN7000 Learning Skills for Ministry, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7051 Community and Discipleship, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7061 Leadership and Management in Ministry, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7062 Communication Skills for Ministry, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7063 Conflict Mediation and Reconciliation, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7080 Counseling Theory and Practice, 4 Credit Hours
Choose one of the following sequences:
MIN7590 Ministry Practicum I, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7690 Ministry Practicum II, 4 Credit Hours

Or

MIN7591 Clinical Pastoral Education, Level 1A, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7691 Clinical Pastoral Education, Level 1B, 4 Credit Hours

Or

MIN7592 Clinical Pastoral Education, Level 2A, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7692 Clinical Pastoral Education, Level 2B, 4 Credit Hours
Advanced Ministry Study: 24 Credits
MIN7560 Person and Practice of Ministry, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7562 Homiletics, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7565 Principles and Practice of Worship, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7580 Ministry with Families, 4 Credit Hours

Choose one additional course from the following:

MIN7160 Ministry in the Local Church, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7161 Ministry in Institutional Settings, 4 Credit Hours

Choose one elective from the following:

MIN7110 Biblical and Theological Perspectives on Health and Wholeness, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7181 Lifespan Development, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7561 Theology, Death and Dying, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7563 Ministry with Disabled Persons, 4 Credit Hours
Final Project 12 credits
MIN7500 Theology and Research in Ministry, 4 Credit Hours
Choose one of the following sequences:

Dissertation

MIN8000 Dissertation I, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8100 Dissertation I Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8200 Dissertation I Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8300 Dissertation I Extension C, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8010 Dissertation II, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8110 Dissertation II Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8210 Dissertation II Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8310 Dissertation II Extension C, 0 Credit Hours

Or

Ministry Project

MIN8001 Ministry Project I, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8101 Ministry Project I Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8201 Ministry Project I Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8301 Ministry Project I Extension C, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8011 Ministry Project II, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8111 Ministry Project II Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8211 Ministry Project II Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8311 Ministry Project II Extension C, 0 Credit Hours

Or

Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education

MIN8002 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education I, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8102 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education I Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8202 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education I Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8302 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education I Extension C, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8012 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education II, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8112 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education II Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8212 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education II Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8312 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education II Extension C, 0 Credit Hours

*Opportunities to pursue Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) are a unique feature of the D.Min. program. CPE Level I or Level II fulfills the ministry practicum requirement; students who have completed CPE Level II (4 credit hours) may elect to use Supervisory CPE for their final project if they have been accepted into a supervisory clinical pastoral education program.

Doctor of Ministry Advanced Track: 96 Credits

Advanced standing credit is determined based on students previous college work providing 56 credit hours of transfer credit.

Advanced Standing Credit: 56 Credits
Foundation: 4 Credits
MIN7060 Diversity in Ministry, 4 Credit Hours
Ministry Skills: 8 Credits
MIN7000 Learning Skills for Ministry, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7063 Conflict Mediation and Reconciliation, 4 Credit Hours
Advanced Ministry Study: 16 Credits
MIN7560 Person and Practice of Ministry, 4 Credit Hours

Electives

Choose three electives from the following:

MIN7110 Biblical and Theological Perspectives on Health and Wholeness, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7160 Ministry in the Local Church, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7161 Ministry in Institutional Settings, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7181 Lifespan Development, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7561 Theology, Death and Dying, 4 Credit Hours
MIN7563 Ministry with Disabled Persons, 4 Credit Hours

Electives selected cannot fulfill requirements for both Ministry Skills and Advanced Ministry Study.

Final Project: 12 Credits
MIN7500 Theology and Research in Ministry, 4 Credit Hours
Choose one of the following sequences:

Dissertation

MIN8000 Dissertation I, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8100 Dissertation I Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8200 Dissertation I Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8300 Dissertation I Extension C, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8010 Dissertation II, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8110 Dissertation II Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8210 Dissertation II Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8310 Dissertation II Extension C, 0 Credit Hours

OR

Ministry Project

MIN8001 Ministry Project I, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8101 Ministry Project I Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8201 Ministry Project I Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8301 Ministry Project I Extension C, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8011 Ministry Project II, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8111 Ministry Project II Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8211 Ministry Project II Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8311 Ministry Project II Extension C, 0 Credit Hours

Or

Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education

MIN8002 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education I, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8102 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education I Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8202 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education I Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8302 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education I Extension C, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8012 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education II, 4 Credit Hours
MIN8112 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education II Extension A, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8212 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education II Extension B, 0 Credit Hours
MIN8312 Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education II Extension C, 0 Credit Hours

*Opportunities to pursue Clinical Pastoral Education are a unique feature of the D.Min. program. CPE Level 1 or Level 2 fulfills the ministry practicum requirement; students who have completed CPE Level 2 (4 units) may elect to use Supervisory CPE for their final project if they have been accepted into a program.

Note(s):

This online program may not be available to residents of all states.  Please contact an admissions representative for further information.

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