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Prepare for a variety of ministry and teaching roles.

Doctorate Degree Programs

Throughout your degree, you’ll be learning core skills that can be used in nearly any profession. You’ll take courses on communication, critical thinking, and cultural studies. These will give you foundational knowledge to help you succeed in your career or future studies.

Doctor of Clinical Pastoral Counseling

Credit Hours: 45
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

The Doctor of Clinical Pastoral Counseling is designed for counselors, pastors, and educators who are seeking advanced scholarship and practical competence in biblical counseling. The Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Pastoral Counseling prepares our students to attend to issues of faith and spirituality while addressing the mental health needs of persons.

Doctor of Christian Counseling and Psychology (CPsy.D.)

Credit Hours: 39
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

A Doctoral Degree in Christian Counseling and Psychology is one of the highest level degrees you can earn in the field of Christian Counseling psychology. This is relatively a recent new degree option also known as the CPsy.D.

The Doctor of Christian Counseling and Psychology program is open to those who have been actively engaged in some form of professional ministry (parish, social service, community outreach, chaplaincy, etc.) for at least five years and who meet the admission requirements listed for this degree. The degree is offered to credentialed ministry professionals and is not designed for those just entering the field of counseling. A doctorate degree in Christian Counseling and Psychology is required if you want to open your own private practice.

Doctor of Christian Education

Credit Hours: 45
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

The Doctor of Christian Education (EdD) degree program is designed to provide advanced training in Biblical principles of Christian Education. This degree prepares one to do educational tasks in a Christian setting. Among these are teaching, supervising, developing, and implementing Christian education programs.

Doctor of Ministry

Credit Hours: 51
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

The purpose of the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) degree program is to equip the student for a higher level of competence in the practice of ministry than that achieved in the foundation work normally resulting in a M.Div. degree. The Doctor of Ministry degree program is designed to serve the need of ministers for an experience of continuing education which renews the personal life of faith, further develops professional competence, and stimulates continued growth in biblical and theological foundations for ministry.

Doctor of Theology

Credit Hours: 45
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

The Doctor of Theology degree focuses on historical, systematic, and biblical theology. Professional ministry issues are not a focus of this program. Nevertheless, the program is designed to provide a theological foundation for ministerial service. The program consists of 13 courses, 3 semester credit hours each, and a dissertation for a total of 45 credit hours. The curriculum for this degree program is produced by some of the world’s top biblical scholars and theologians and serves persons who wish to explore disciplines within Christian theology.

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