* The Atlanta and Orlando Learning Sites are designed to provide students with the benefits of a South University
experience at a convenient location. Not all programs are offered at our Learning Sites.
The Doctor of Ministry degree program will prepare ministry professionals who, using leadership and collaboration, should be able to:
Articulate a biblically informed and theologically reasoned understanding of the helping relationship that are consistent with the student’s faith tradition and the needs of the student’s chosen ministry setting.
Explain the nature of the ministry setting and exhibit a commitment to its ethical and professional expectations.
Display knowledge of the nature and causes of interpersonal conflict and strategies to resolve disputes and achieve resolution and reconciliation among parties in ministry settings.
Formulate an awareness of the diversity found in ministry, and an ability to work effectively with differences of religious beliefs (or none), denominational differences, racial and ethnic differences, and gender differences.
Acquire the specific skills required for competent practice of ministry in a variety of settings.