Pursue your Great Commission purpose without leaving your calling.
Steward the Call
The Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program is designed for current and future leaders who seek a professional degree with opportunities for research, teaching, and even greater ministry impact. This unique degree incorporates intensive academic studies as well as applied courses in which students implement what they learn in a ministry setting. Students in the program also benefit from faculty mentors who offer not only insights from their area of academic expertise but decades of practical field experience as well
Choose from the following concentrations to specialize in the area of your interest:
- Biblical Preaching
- Christian Leadership
- Christian Ministry
- Great Commission Studies
A Biblical Approach to Christian Ministry
Two Starts a Year
Begin in August or January in our 32-hour DMin degree at North Greenville University consisting of 11 courses. These courses are divided into the categories of doctoral seminars, applied ministry experience, and research project and methodology.
Students begin the program by completing four semesters of courses, which consist of one one-week intensive and an online practicum. During their third semester in the program, DMin students also need to take the course in research methods. In the final year, students focus on their dissertation and ministry projects.
If you would like to complete your DMin degree in the suggested time frame of three years, then we recommend taking a full-time load of courses each term in the following order:
First and Second Years
- DM 7000 Evangelism and Missions (4 credit hours)
- DM 7001 Applied Ministry Experience in Evangelism and Missions (2 credit hours)
- DM 7025 Discipleship and Spiritual Formation (4 credit hours)
- DM 7026 Applied Ministry Experience in Discipleship and Spiritual Formation (2 credit hours)
- DM 7050 Christian Leadership (4 credit hours)
- DM 7051 Applied Ministry Experience in Christian Leadership (2 credit hours)
- DM 7075 Church Growth and Revitalization (4 credit hours)
- DM 7076 Applied Ministry Experience in Church Growth and Revitalization (2 credit hours)
- DM 8000 Research Methods and Project Proposal Workshop (2 credit hours)
- DM 8100 Doctor of Ministry Project and Project Report Writing I (3 credit hours)
- DM 8101 Doctor of Ministry Project and Project Report Writing II (3 credit hours)
An ever-present enrollment counselor will walk beside you every step of the way.
- $50 Application Fee
Stories that Started Here
Jason Young, ʼ00, DMin ʼ20
The degree was affordable and delivered in a format that worked well for me.
Randy Bradley, DMin ʼ13
Randy returned to SC after serving as a missionary in Argentina for 21 years.