The D.Min. (Chaplaincy) is designed for those individuals with significant experience in one or more of the eight functional areas of chaplain ministry. This concentration advances your knowledge of current developments in chaplaincy, deepens your understanding of God’s call on your life, and enables you to attain higher levels of ministry competence. If you are serving in the armed forces, you may transfer in up to 6 semester hours from your chaplaincy training.
This program will equip you to:
Analyze and address current developments and trends in chaplain ministry
Use innovative concepts, methods, and approaches in practicing a ministry of God’s presence in pluralistic settings
Contribute to the theory and practice of chaplain ministry in military, institutional, or organizational contexts.
Potential ministry opportunities for program graduates include:
Serving as a career chaplain in one or more ministry contexts
Providing strategic leadership for an organization that offers chaplain services
Leading a program that trains others in clinical pastoral education
Coordinating chaplain services as a student life professional
Teaching chaplain ministry in a higher education setting