Doctor of Ministry


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.

Learning Competencies:

General Doctor of Ministry Information

Prerequisite: M.Div. degree or equivalent in a relevant field. (Minimum 72 Masters level credits)

Total Credits required = 36. All courses are 3 semester credit hours unless noted otherwise. Courses may be taken in any order unless otherwise specified. Transfer credit is on a case-by-case basis at the doctoral level. 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 four degrees at the Doctor of Ministry level:
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