To offer experienced ministers opportunities to hone skills in theological reflection, research design, and methods within a specified area of ministry to improve their service and leadership among God's people.
Learners will refine the theological basis for ministry in their area of specialization. Learners will describe and evaluate various approaches to conflict resolution within Christian organizations.
Learners will use appropriate research methodology to evaluate and improve their practice of ministry.
Learners will complete a Capstone Ministry Project reflecting their theological basis for ministry and their understanding of sound research principles.
RW 001 Trinity Tutorial – 0 credits
RW 725 Writing for Christian Scholarship – 3 credits
Focus Core – 21 credits – SEE LISTINGS
RW 825 Doctor of Ministry Capstone Research Project – 6 credits
General D.Min. Information
Prerequisite: M.Div. degree or equivalent.
Total Credits required = 30. A minimum of 21 credits must be earned at Trinity. All courses are 3 semester credit hours unless noted otherwise. Courses may be taken in any order unless otherwise specified. A maximum of 9 credits may be satisfied via transfer credit. The transfer must be relevant to the student’s program of study and equivalent in both content and degree level of doctoral courses. Transfer (grades of “B” or above) must satisfy the requirements of the program. Awarding degree credit for experiential learning is not available at the doctoral level.
Trinity Offers Two Degrees at the Doctor of Ministry level in the School of Christ-Centered Counseling: