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Upcoming Courses

The Doctor of Ministy (D.Min.) degree is designed for persons holding the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree, or its equivalent, who have had significant ministry experience. It will help you build on your previous studies and ministry experiences to develop your knowledge, theoretical clarity, and competence in the profession and practice of ministry. The program offers concentrations in Leadership, Member Care, Military Chaplaincy, Missions, and Preaching.

When you have completed the requirements of the D.Min. program, you will

  • Use ministry skills at an advanced level of professional competency and will exhibit the personal qualities normally considered essential to this level of ability.
  • Demonstrate increased sensitivity in interpersonal relationships and development of the skills needed to enhance these relationships.
  • Think, plan, and act creatively in transcending traditional approaches to ministry by the use of innovative concepts and methods.
  • Demonstrate a steadily maturing relationship with God in an understanding of the concept of servanthood, especially as related to servant leadership.

Manuals

The Doctor of Ministry Program Manual is available for download (revised, Fall 2013)

The Dissertation Manual is available for download (revised, Fall 2011)

Upcoming Courses (as of July 18, 2014--subject to change!)


October 15, 2014 Deadline to submit dissertation project for oral review for December graduation;

November 15, 2014 Deadline to submit approved dissertation project for binding.

Winter 2015 - Intensive
  • MIN 9431 Spiritual Mentoring with Dr. Rick Higgins January 5-9 (COLUMBIA, SC) 
  • HOM 9310 Preaching for Transformation with Dr. George Murray January 12-16 (ATLANTA, GA) 

Syllabi will be available through active links when Registration opens November 1, 2014.

March 1, 2015 Deadline to submit dissertation project for oral review for May graduation;

April 15, 2015 Deadline to submit approved dissertation project for binding.

May 15, 2015 Deadline to submit dissertation project oral review for August graduation;

July 15, 2015 Deadline to submit approved dissertation project for binding.

Summer 2015 - Intensive
  • CNC 9470 REBT Skills and Supervision with Dr. Johnson June 22-26
  • CNC 9451 Missionary Care fo Career Transitions with Dr. Roni Pruitt June TBA (SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA) 
  • CNC 9740 Organizational Member Care Services with Dr. Laura Gardner JUNE TBA
  • GLS 9531 Missiological Reflections with Dr. Chris Little June 15-19
  • MIN 9051 Missional Leadership June 22-26 (Atlanta, GA)

Syllabi will be available through active links when Registration opens April 1, 2015. 

October 15, 2015 Deadline to submit dissertation project for oral review for December graduation;

November 15, 2015 Deadline to submit approved dissertation project for binding.

Winter 2016 - Intensive
  • BIB/HOM 9041 Preaching Missions from Matthew with Dr. John Harvey January 4-8 (ATLANTA, GA) 
  • CNC 9541 Missionary Care for Career Transitions with Dr. Roni Pruitt January 4-8 (COLUMBIA, SC) 
  • RES 9400 Doctoral Research (COLUMBIA, SC) 

Syllabi will be available through active links when Registration opens November 1, 2015.

March 1, 2016 Deadline to submit dissertation project for oral review for May graduation;

April 15, 2016 Deadline to submit approved dissertation project for binding.

May 15, 2016 Deadline to submit dissertation project oral review for August graduation;

July 15, 2016 Deadline to submit approved dissertation project for binding.

Summer 2016 - Intensive
  • MIN 9010 Healthy Leaders and Organizations (Columbia, SC)
  • MIN 9431 Spiritual Mentoring (COLUMBIA, SC) 

Syllabi will be available through active links when Registration opens April 1, 2015.

October 15, 2016 Deadline to submit dissertation project for oral review for December graduation;

November 15, 2016 Deadline to submit approved dissertation project for binding.

Winter 2017 - Intensive
  • BIB/HOM 90xx [Course is TBA] (ATLANTA, GA) 

Syllabi will be available through active links when Registration opens November 1, 2016.

March 1, 2017 Deadline to submit dissertation project for oral review for May graduation;

April 15, 2017 Deadline to submit approved dissertation project for binding.

May 15, 2017 Deadline to submit dissertation project oral review for August graduation;

July 15, 2017 Deadline to submit approved dissertation project for binding.

Summer 2017 - Intensive
  • RES 9400 Doctoral Research (Columbia, SC)
  • GLS 9531 Missiological Reflections (COLUMBIA, SC) 

Syllabi will be available through active links when Registration opens April 1, 2015.