Upcoming Courses

The Doctor of Ministy (D.Min.) degree is designed for persons holding the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree, or its equivalent, who have had significant ministry experience. It will help you build on your previous studies and ministry experiences to develop your knowledge, theoretical clarity, and competence in the profession and practice of ministry. The program offers concentrations in Leadership, Member Care, Military Chaplaincy, Missions, and Preaching.

When you have completed the requirements of the D.Min. program, you will:

  • Use ministry skills at an advanced level of professional competency and will exhibit the personal qualities normally considered essential to this level of ability.
  • Demonstrate increased sensitivity in interpersonal relationships and development of the skills needed to enhance these relationships.
  • Think, plan, and act creatively in transcending traditional approaches to ministry by the use of innovative concepts and methods.
  • Demonstrate a steadily maturing relationship with God in an understanding of the concept of servanthood, especially as related to servant leadership.


The Doctor of Ministry Program Manual is available for download (revised, Fall 2015)

Upcoming Doctor of Ministry Courses

(as of January 12, 2016--subject to change!)

Summer/Fall 2016 - Intensive
  • CHP 9400 Religious Leader Engagement with Dr. David West (May 16-20 in Columbia, SC)
  • MIN 9415 Effective Coaching and Consulting Skills with Dr. Roy King (June 13-17 in Atlanta, GA)
  • GLS 9600 Ecclesial Missiology with Dr. Charles Van Engen (June 20-24 in Columbia, SC)
  • MIN 9411 Leadership Development for Life-long Learning with Dr. Roy King (August 8-12 in Columbia, SC)
  • MIN 9431 Personal Spiritual Formation with Dr. Roy King (September 19-23 in Atlanta, GA)

Registration opens April 1, 2016.


Spring 2017 - Intensive

Registration opens November 15, 2016.


Summer/Fall 2017 - Intensive
  • RES 9400 Doctoral Research with TBD (May 15-26 in Atlanta, GA)
  • GLS 9531 Missiological Reflections with Dr. Chris Little (May 15-19 in Columbia, SC)
  • CNC 9571 Single and Family Issues in Missions with Dr. Gingrich (May 22-26 in Columbia, SC)
  • GLS 9051 Missional Leadership with Dr. McNeal (May 22-26 in Columbia, SC)
  • GLS**** Diaspora Missiology with Dr. Wan (June 19-23 in Atlanta, GA)
  • MIN 9411 Leadership Development for Life-long Learning with Dr. Roy King (TBD in Columbia, SC)

Registration opens April 1, 2017