Program Handbook

 

The program handbook contains information that will guide you in each stage of your Doctor of Ministry program. We provide the handbook in electronic format to allow for efficient revisions and to assure it is current. Click on any item listed below for the information you need.

Remember that detailed course module requirements are listed with your particular concentration on the website.

About the Program
  1. About Program Structure

  2. Academic Requirements

  3. Accreditation

  4. Admission
    Application Deadlines (shown on each individual concentration page)
    English Proficiency
    MDiv Degree Equivalency
    Requirements and Procedures

  5. Learning Outcomes and Educational Objectives

  6. Costs
    Financial Plans
    Conference Sponsorship
    Financial Aid

  7. Frequent Questions

  8. Graduation Information

  9. Immigration Information

  10. Locations & Lodging

  11. Mentoring

  12. Site Coordinator Guidelines

  13. Ordering Books

  14. Prerequisites

  15. Program Planner

  16. Registration for Courses

  17. Sample Assignments

  18. Strategic Plan

  19. Theological Reflection

  20. Time Limit and Extensions

 
Alumni
  1. Alumni Projects

  2. Awards

  3. Ongoing Benefits

 
Assessment
  1. Assessment Guide

  2. Assessment Theory

  3. Assessment and Surveys

  4. Closing the Loop

  5. Outcomes

  6. Contact

 
Cohorts
  1. What is a Cohort?

  2. Cohort Coordinator

  3. Protocol for Forming New Cohorts

 
Concentrations
  1. Chaplaincy

  2. Discipleship (English and Spanish)

  3. Family Ministry

  4. Global Mission Leadership

  5. Intergenerational Church

  6. Leadership (English and Spanish)

  7. Leading for Growth and Church Multiplication

  8. Millennial Church

  9. Missional Church

  10. Multiethnic Mission and Ministry

  11. Organizational Leadership

  12. Preaching

  13. Urban Ministry (English and Spanish)

 
Courses
  1. Course Locations

  2. Ordering Books

  3. Program Planner

  4. Registration for Courses

  5. Sample Assignments

 
Faculty-Staff Resources
  1. Guidelines for Faculty

  2. Policy Manual

  3. Template for Syllabus Year 1 Module

  4. Template for Syllabus Year 2 Module

  5. Template for Syllabus Year 3 Module

  6. Template for Syllabus Year 4 Module

 
Learning Modalities
  1. Ministry Development Plan

  2. Portfolio

  3. Learning Groups

  4. A Mentoring Relationship

  5. Context Support Group

  6. Reflective Journaling

 
The Project
  1. Project Guidelines for Participants

  2. Advisor Handbook (for all advisors)

  3. Available Advisors

  4. Completion Deadlines

  5. Digitized Projects

  6. Project Assessment Event

  7. Project Examples

  8. Project Map

  9. Project Proposal

  10. Research Defined

  11. Syllabus (download a Word document)

  12. Writing Resources

 

3/12/2020