Requirements for Graduation
Graduation Requirements for the Doctor of Ministry
Successful completion of the D.Min. will (1) show expertise in the theology of vocation, leadership and community building in the context of ministry; (2) demonstrate superior ministerial skills in adaptive leadership and community building; (3) integrate practices of ministry based on sound theological and contextual analysis and (4) clarify vocational depth and direction grounding ministry in professional integrity and on going growth.
1. Complete the 30 credit hours courses with a GPA of 3.0 or above within the time limit of 3 years;
Course; Title; Terms
DM 9380; Vocation, Leadership & Community; 1st Term, June
DM 9370; The Person and Role of a Leader in Ministry; 1st Term, June
DM 9369; Leadership and Vocation in Church and Community: A Theological/Historical Exploration; 2nd Term, January
SOCI 4353/XS 7320; Models of Leadership, Social Institutions and Community Engagement; 2nd Term, January
DM 9349; Vocation, Leadership and the Bible in Contexts; 3rd Tem, June
DM 9350; Ecclesiology, Community and Models of Leadership; 3rd Tem, June
DM 9347; Contextual Analysis; 4th Term, January
DM 9309; Integrative Seminar and Strategic Planning in Contexts of Change and Transitions; 4th Term, January
DM 9390; Directed Study; 5th Term, June
DM 9394; Thesis Seminar; 5th Term, June
2. Completion of the Writing Project within the time limit of one academic year after course work is completed (from fall to spring) and completion of the program within the program’s time limit of 3 years.
3. Approval of the Writing project by advisor and second reader.
Doctor of Ministry Candidates for Graduation Instructions: Students whose theses have been approved by their advisor and second reader will contact the Perkins Registrar at email@example.com for official request for the application for graduation.