DOCTOR OF MINISTRY

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EARN YOUR DOCTORATE IN JUST 3 YEARS WITH 30 CREDITS

CONVENIENT ON-LINE LEARNING

SPEND 5 DAYS ON CAMPUS IN THE FALL & SPRING

Lancaster Theological Seminary's fully accredited, Doctor of Ministry program for religious professionals is designed to help you:

  • Grow spiritually
  • Lead with inspiration and insight
  • Inquire deeply through study and research
  • Engage in rich dialogue with renowned faculty and engaged colleagues from many faith traditions.

Lancaster Seminary's DMin program:

  • Integrates theological reflection with your ongoing practice of ministry;
  • Provides opportunities to learn with and from peers;
  • Blends on-campus intensive courses one week each semester with convenient online coursework.
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DMin program

Our DMin program offers you a rare and valuable opportunity to engage with others on the big questions:

  • What does it mean to be human?
  • How wide is God's mercy?
  • What is the nature of power?
  • What is needed for human flourishing?

TWO SEMESTERS EACH YEAR:

Fall & Spring

  • Attend 5 days of on-campus intensive courses each semester
  • Take 1 core course + 1 elective during each of your first 3 semesters
  • Take 1 core course during your 4th semester
  • Devote your last year to completing your major project and final presentation
  • Use the convenient Moodle online educational platform
Refresh your spirit and build community at the annual Fall spiritual retreat

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Master of Divinity degree or equivalent
  • At least 3 years in ministry following the degree, or a consistent professional ministry during the 5 years prior to application
  • Ongoing practice of ministry

DYNAMIC, RELEVANT ELECTIVES INCLUDE:

  • Theological Improv
  • Forming Faith in an Internet World
  • Living & Dying Well: Ministry with Elders
  • What Happens When All Are Welcome?
  • Sustaining Spiritual Life in the 21st Century
  • Where Theology & Strategic Planning Meet

EXCITING CORE COURSES INCLUDE:

  • Listening as an Act of Love
  • America's Changing Religious Landscape
  • Developing Leaders and Cultivating Partnerships

Earn your DMin with 30 credits in 3 years!

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