The Doctor of Ministry Program at United:
- Has two brand new curriculums – Narrative Theology and Specialized Practice.
- Is fully accredited.
- Has eight available concentrations.
- Builds on prior M.Div. degree and ministry experience.
Intellectually up-to-date, professional development for the theological and contextual practice of community ministry.
Advanced studies—requires completed M.Div. or equivalent, plus three years of ministry experience.
Billed per credit (30 credits course work, plus 12 credits thesis/dissertation).
The Narrative Theology Curriculum includes a 12-day international trip. Those unable to travel can connect via video conferencing.
All coursework can be completed in 12 months (full time) or spread over two or three years. The dissertation takes two to three years and focuses on the chosen concentration.
Three years: one year of coursework + two years of thesis/dissertation
Between four and six years
Concentrations and faculty responsible
- Black Church Leadership (Rufus Burrow, Jr.)
- Intercultural and Immigrant Ministries (Eleazar Fernandez)
- Interfaith Chaplaincy (Trina Armstrong)
- Narrative Theology (Thorsten Moritz)
- Pastoral Care and Counseling (Trina Armstrong)
- Public and Missional Theology (Kyle Roberts)
- Social Transformation (Steve Newcom)
- Theology and the Arts (Cindi Beth Johnson)