DOCTOR OF MINISTRY
The Doctorate of Ministry is a postgraduate degree designed to provide advanced skills in several areas of ministry, whether it is Church ministries or Christian calling. The student learns to think critically, biblical and theological; communicate this reflection orally and in writing; and apply that thought in real life ministry. The Doctor of Ministry program is designed to facilitate these qualities in the student.
The prerequisite for enrolling in this program is a Master of Divinity or its equivalent of CETEPP or an acceptable Seminar.
The student must take the following specified course programs:
CTP 900-Transformational Leadership-3SH
CTP 901-Research and writing for the ministry-3SH
CTP 902- Evangelization in contemporary culture -3SH
CTP 903-Contemporary Preaching -3SH
CTP 904-Critical Issues in Ministry -3SH
CTP 905- Advanced Bible Counseling -3SH
CTP 906- Contemporary Leadership Development-3SH
CTP 907-Relations in the Ministry -3SH
CTP 908- Contemporary Pastoral Leadership -3SH
CTP909-Doctoral Ministry Project -3SH
TOTAL …………………………… .30 Credits
Additional admission requirements
Doctoral candidates must have a Masters in Divinity or its equivalent from CETEPP or another accredited institution. Unaccredited graduate degrees may be considered but will be evaluated according to CETEPP criteria. Applicants who have not obtained a master's degree in divinity but have another master's degree may take additional courses in Bible and theology totaling 90 hours to be assessed for academic equivalence. Master's degrees other than those in biblically or theologically related subjects will not be considered for academic equivalence.
• The minimum GPA in approved college level work is 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0).
• Submission of a research paper in accordance with the guidelines of the Graduate Studies Committee (available from the Admissions Office).
• A two-page document detailing acceptable and verifiable employment experience in a specific area of ministry (eg pastor, church staff, missionary, ministry leader, etc.); an acceptable and verifiable two-year history of active Christian ministry showing a good professional reputation, adherence to the fundamentals of the Christian faith, and good Christian character and conduct; an acceptable and verifiable ministry field in which the candidate can pursue the required project (for example, church, mission field, or ministry field outside the church); the ministerial field must bear witness to how the doctor of ministry program will benefit the student in his ministry.