Doctor of Ministry Degree

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Doctor of Ministry Degree Requirements—30 Credits

Prerequisites for the Doctor of Ministry Degree–Biblical Studies and Theology Specialization are as follows: a master of divinity or equivalent—must include 12 credits of Greek language, verifiable ministerial accreditation / credentials, and a minimum of three years of active ministry experience.

 

Global University’s doctor of ministry degree program requires students to complete 30 credits beyond a minimum of 78 graduate credits comparable to the course requirements for Global University’s master of divinity degree. The 30-credit doctoral requirement will include 9 credits of doctoral core courses, 12 credits in the area of specialization, and 9 credits for a doctoral dissertation project that will include a 3-credit research and proposal portion and a 6-credit writing and defense portion. Core courses for the doctor of ministry degree should be completed prior to enrolling in other required courses specified for a doctor of ministry degree. See course descriptions for details for specific courses. Doctor of ministry degree requirements follow.

 

Biblical Studies and Theology Specialization—30 Credits Credits

 

Core Courses for Doctor of Ministry degree—9 credits

MIN 6233 Ministerial Ethics: The Bible Confronts a Changing World 3

MIN 6503 Relationships for a Lifetime of Ministry 3

MIN 6513 Spiritual Formation 3

 

Plan-specific Courses for Doctor of Ministry degree: Biblical Studies and Theology Specialization—12 credits

 

RES 7813 Specialized Reading and Research (discipline-specific options:

BIB, BNT, BOT, THE) 3

 

RES 7823 Specialized Reading and Research (discipline-specific options:

BIB, BNT, BOT, THE) 3

 

Any two Biblical Studies courses (6000 level or higher: BIB, BNT, BOT, THE) 6

 

Doctoral Dissertation Project—9 credits

 

RES 8953 Dissertation Research and Proposal 3

RES 8966 Dissertation from Idea to Bound Volume 6

Total Credits 30

 

Church Ministries Specialization—30 Credits Credits

 

Core Courses for Doctor of Ministry degree—9 credits

MIN 6233 Ministerial Ethics: The Bible Confronts a Changing World 3

MIN 6503 Relationships for a Lifetime of Ministry 3

MIN 6513 Spiritual Formation 3

 

Plan-specific Courses for Doctor of Ministry degree: Church Ministries Specialization—12 credits

 

RES 7813 Specialized Reading and Research (discipline-specific options:

EDU, LDR, MIN, MIS) 3

RES 7823 Specialized Reading and Research (discipline-specific options:

EDU, LDR, MIN, MIS) and 3

 

Any two Ministerial Studies courses (6000 level or higher: EDU, LDR, MIN, MIS) 6

 

Doctoral Dissertation Project—9 credits

RES 8953 Dissertation Research and Proposal 3

RES 8966 Dissertation from Idea to Bound Volume 6

Total Credits 30