This is a biblical doctorate designation, it is not equivalent to an academic PhD.
The Doctorate of Ministry Track is 32 Hours – Total Hours Required 184
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree and a Doctoral Dissertation
Core Curriculum if required – Click here for details
Hours required over the track are made up of life/work/ministry (LWMT) credits, prerequisites and electives.
Required Track Courses:
MIN-7124 – Advanced Homiletics
Utilizing the tools acquired as a result of the successful completion of this course, the student will be able to read, analyze and critique the sermons of Gospel preachers. The student will become acquainted with the requirements and preparation in methods of effective gospel preaching, as well as the fundamentals of actual sermon delivery.
MIN-7134 – Intrinsic Healing II
When the world makes no sense there are biblical solutions for struggles with depression, anxiety, panic, addictions and guilt. Solutions lie in the development of basic undeveloped tasks that you may have failed to complete when growing up and tasks that bring changes that heal. Offers help in taking on the likeness of the one that created you.
MIN-7144 – Salvation in the Old Testament
A course that explores Old Testament texts that relate to the doctrine of salvation. Hidden within the pages of the Old Testament are the contemporaries of the New Testament salvation. Righteousness, justice, and holiness are major themes of the Old Testament. Paradoxically, God, who is opposed to evil and sin, comes to save those who are sinful, unrighteous, unjust, and unholy. The student will explore the Gospel as it begins to appear in the Old Testament.
MIN-7154 – Principles of Church Evangelism
A course designed to assist students in learning and understanding basic biblical principles and practical procedures for personal and church evangelism. It reaches not only the inside, but also the outside of the church proper.
MIN-7194 – Supervision of Pastoral Care
A course designed to help the pastor or counselor supervise those assigned to pastoral care duties such as lay counseling. Many churches have a staff of pastoral care personnel. This course will help to guide these lay people in the right direction.
MIN-7164 – Dissertation Phase I
MIN-7174 – Dissertation Phase II
MIN-7184 – Dissertation Phase III