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DOCTORAL DEGREE PROGRAM
DOCTOR OF MINISTRY DEGREE

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY
36 Semester Hours

DM 911: Phase One
The candidate will do a personal profile, evaluation of time usage and research papers on the inerrancy of Scripture and the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit. As a preparation for the beginning stages of his dissertation, he will also do a reader-level application.

DM 912: Phase Two
The candidate will do study and writing projects in personal prayer, Bible study and current ecclesiological problems. Preparatory work will commence on the dissertation through bibliography, outline, and precis.

DM 913: Phase Three
Individual study projects will be done in Bible exposition and curriculum production. The basic publication package for the dissertation will also be submitted.

DM 914: Phase Four
Dependent on ministry emphasis, projects will be done in various practical areas: calendar planning, preaching schedule, doctrinal perspective, educational methodology, interpersonal relations, ministry methods, etc. (The first draft of the dissertation is due.)

DM 915: Phase Five
Areas of study focus will include the following as samples: leadership chart, philosophy of management, ethics in ministry, Biblical assessments, etc. The dissertation stage is a draft re-write.

DM 916: Phase Six
Study projects include appropriate application of evangelism in all ministries, the creation of a study manual, and ministry to the family. The final draft of the dissertation is due.

MINISTRY EMPHASIS AREAS

Pastoral Ministry 
Christian Education 
Evangelism Counseling
Denominational 
Missions
Leadership Youth Ministry
Media Ministry

 




AREAS OF STUDY-FOCUS

Theology Media Ministry
Christian History Time Management
Hermeneutics Pastoral Ministry
Old Testament Leadership
New Testament Prayer
Homiletics Spiritual Warfare
Apologetics Church Music
Missions Christian Ethics
Counseling Administration
Christian Education Long Range Planning

PROGRAM TRACK

36 Semester Hours - Six Submissions:

Submission One: Dissertation Credit 2 hrs.

Project/Course Credit 3 hrs.

Submission Two: Dissertation Credit 2 hrs.

Project/Course Credit 3 hrs.

Submission Three: Dissertation Credit 2 hrs.

Project/Course Credit 3 hrs.

Submission Four: Dissertation Credit 2 hrs.

Project/Course Credit 3 hrs.

Submission Five: Dissertation Credit 4 hrs.

Project/Course Credit 3 hrs.

Submission Six: Dissertation Credit 6 hrs.

Project/Course Credit 3 hrs.



TOTAL: 

36 hours
                                       

RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS

The DMin. candidate must produce a dissertation consisting of a minimum of 200 single spaced 8 1/2 x 11 typed pages having a minimum of 50,000 words. The dissertation must conform to all CTU research and writing requirements.

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