United Theological Seminary

Doctor of Ministry in Interreligious Chaplaincy

If you’re a working chaplain with an MDiv (or equivalent), the Doctor of Ministry in Interreligious Chaplaincy program will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to take your career to the next level.

This program may be a good fit for you if you are interested in:

  • Attaining an institutional leadership position in spiritual care
  • Becoming a thought leader in your field

United’s dmin at a Glance

  • 36 credits
  • Eight 4-credit courses plus a 4-credit dissertation
  • Can be completed in four years if you take a full-time course load (12 credits per year) and complete your dissertation in a little over a year
  • Hybrid courses, requiring three- to five-day residential intensives, are available.

Program Guide Sheet

LEARNING OUTCOME
NUMBER OF COURSES
COURSES
Formation: Professional Maturity 1 Narrative Leadership
Contextualization: Cultural Contextualization 1 Engaging a Multifaith World
CORE SUBTOTAL
2
Vocational Performance: Vocational Skills 5 Interreligious Spiritual Care

Principles and Values in Mission Integration

Advancing Intercultural Competency

One DMin level course or independent study (as approved by advisor)

DMin Practicum

Integration: Interdisciplinary Research 2 Research Tools and Proposal

DMin Dissertation

CONCENTRATION SUBTOTAL
7
DEGREE TOTAL
9

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