Doctor of Ministry

For religious professionals endeavoring to enhance their practice of ministry.

  • Integrates theological reflection with students' ongoing practice of ministry
  • Provides regular opportunities to learn with peers and share professional wisdom
  • Students contribute to their profession as a whole through systematic study and research

Total Credits: 33

Time to Complete: 4 years

  •  9.0 credits: Doctor of Ministry Seminar I: Hearing the Faithful
  •  4.5 credits: Doctor of Ministry Seminar II: Exploring Christian Practice
  •  4.5 credits: Doctor of Ministry Seminar III: Major Project Proposal
  •  3.0 credits: Major Project Consultation
  • 12.0 credits of electives
  • Annual spiritual retreat (fall)
  • Annual symposium (spring)
  • Major project and final presentation


Doctor of Ministry Application 

Fee Schedule

Application deadline for the Fall Semester is July 15

To download a PDF of our Doctor of Ministry Brochure:

Doctor of Ministry Brochure

Have questions? Contact Admissions at (717) 290-8741 or