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DOCTOR OF THEOLOGY IN MINISTRY - Th.D.

Purpose:

The purpose of the Doctor of Theology in Ministry is to provide a more advanced understanding of ministry for further graduate study or for general educational purposes. The program may serve a variety of aims: preparation for some forms of teaching, the scholarly enhancement of ministerial practice, or disciplined reflection on a specialized function in ministry.

DEGREE PROGRAM SUMMARY

Degree Program Parts

Credit Hours

Part I - Core Courses

15

Par II - Major Courses

8

Part III - Dissertation Work

25

Total Credit Hours Required

48

 

DEGREE PROGRAM BREAKDOWN

Part I - Core Courses*

Credit Hours

Old Testament Survey (I, II, III)

3

New Testament Survey 3
Bible Study Methods 3
Hermeneutics I 3
Introduction to Systematic Theology 3

*Core Courses taken in the past may be transferred and credited upon receipt of transcripts.

 

Part II - Major Courses**

Credit Hours

Systematic Theology I

4

Systematic Theology II

4

**Major Courses taken in the past may be transferred and credited upon receipt of transcripts.

 

Part III - Dissertation Work

Credit Hours

Dissertation Proposal

5

Dissertation

20

 

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