DOCTOR of MINISTRY
Doctor of Ministry (DMin) Degree Program offered by Conservative
Theological University is a professional degree which is designed to
provide qualified students with the opportunity to achieve a high level
of competency in the practice of ministry.
quality of and the success in ministry are often determined by the
individual's ability to communicate both orally and in writing. It is
therefore the purpose of the Doctor of Ministry program to refine the
spiritual gifts and abilities of the participating student. Through the
development of communication, writing, and administrative skills, CTU
seeks to train ministers for a more effective leadership role in their
degree program is built upon the prerequisite of a qualified masters
program (MDiv, ThM). The Doctor of Ministry program of study is
comprised of a combination of curricular and academic projects, as well
as a dissertation, completed under the supervision of a faculty
advisor. The Doctor of Ministry program pursues competency in ministry
skills, homiletics, evangelism, cults, pastoral ministry, and Christian
Education from previous degree programs, which become the foundational
building blocks for the DMin Program.
DMin Degree program may be structured to focus on individual ministry,
(i.e.) evangelism, counseling, Christian Education, missions, and
pastoral ministry. Ability in grammar, written, and oral communication
as well as oral communication and a laboratory for administrative
projects are vital.
overall purpose for the DMin curriculum is to refine, develop,
stimulate, strengthen, and mature the student in the basic knowledge,
proficiency, and competency in the areas of leadership, teaching,
preaching, and administration.
curriculum and academic projects are listed in the sequence in which
they are to be submitted. Evaluation of completed submissions are made
promptly by the faculty advisors. Continuous enrollment is required for
the program and all work for the degree program must be completed
within three years of initial enrollment.