In addition to the general requirements of the University for admission into the doctoral programs, DMin applicants must:

  1. Have a Master’s degree in Ministry. These applicants will proceed with the direct entry to the programme. Applicants who have a minimum of 84 credit hours of Religion/Theology at the undergraduate level and whose Master’s degree is not in Ministry must consult the programme director for taking additional foundational courses on a Master’s and DMin levels.
  2. Be active in professional ministry for at least six years (limited exceptions could be considered) and demonstrate aptitude and commitment for the gospel ministry
  3. Be ordained or commissioned to the gospel ministry (limited exceptions could be considered)
  4. Provide satisfactory recommendations from the current field/conference administrator or direct supervisor, a pastoral colleague, and a local elder (a total of three recommendations from specific individuals is required)
  5. Submit a paper (2-4 pages) that provides an applicant’s’ philosophy of ministry and objectives in seeking the degree.
  6. Have successfully completed a course equivalent to GSEM 606Project/Thesis/Dissertation Research and Writing. Applicants are to submit evidence of their Master’s Thesis/Project or its equivalent. Those applicants who did not do a Thesis/Project on a Master’s level must submit a major paper (approximately 50 pages) showing applicant’s research competencies.

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