denver seminary’s exceptional faculty, diverse student body, practical courses, collaborative learning community, and outstanding rocky mountain location make a denver seminary dmin well worth the time and commitment. the doctor of ministry degree is designed to help students reflect more deeply on the nature and purpose of ministry and ways they can serve others that are culturally relevant and contextually appropriate. the program seeks to help students grow in their faith and ministry skills so that they may honor christ in all they do and serve humanity with conviction, passion, and grace. our practical, innovative program gives participants the opportunity to network with, and learn from, other like-minded professionals and to study with some of the finest ministry practitioners in the country.
who should pursue a dmin degree?
- individuals currently involved in ministry and looking for further practical training.
- individuals looking to deepen their understanding of theology in order to more effectively serve their congregations and ministries.
what tracks are available?
there are three tracks for the dmin program:
what's the process like?
- 34 semester hours; nine one-week seminars on campus and a thesis.
- thesis addresses a real ministry need, developing and implementing a strategy to address it.
entrance requirements for the dmin
- hold a master's degree from an accredited institution
- be able to pass an oral examination of knowledge of the bible, theology, and the arts of ministry (if the master’s degree is not an mdiv)
- have at least three years of ministry leadership experience
- currently be in a ministry context that allows for application of the concepts learned