United Theological Seminary

D. Min

Advanced Skills for Working Ministers

Increase your capacity to minister in our globalized and multifaith world. With the D.Min. from United, you’ll infuse your ministry with new learning and lean into your calling to transform the church and society. The program begins with United’s unique focus on global theology and the dynamics of interfaith religion in our diverse, ever-changing world. It culminates with an individualized capstone project (with an art project as an option) or a written dissertation.

The D.Min. is a professional doctoral degree that requires as a prerequisite the M.Div. and ministry experience. 

WHO: Religious leaders looking to expand or re-energize their ministries

Requirements: 42 credits, can be completed in 1-3 years + doctoral thesis (typically 2-3 more years)
See all degree requirements here.


Concentrations to Focus Your Ministry

Leave United with the education you need to do the work you’re passionate about. Choose from one of these high-impact concentrations to focus your D.Min.: Interreligious Chaplaincy, Religion and Theology, Theology and the Arts, and Directed Study.

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