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

 

CONCENTRATION LEARNING OUTCOMES

In addition to achieving the core DMin degree learning outcomes, a graduate of the DMin in Interreligious Chaplaincy program will be able to:

  • articulate strategies for providing effective spiritual care in interreligious contexts;
  • articulate strategies for providing effective spiritual care in intercultural contexts; and
  • employ their personal principles and values in the resolution of ethical dilemmas in their chaplaincy context.

 

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

Program Guide Sheet

LEARNING OUTCOME
NUMBER OF COURSES
COURSES
Formation 1 Narrative Leadership
Contextualization 1 Engaging a Multifaith World
CORE SUBTOTAL 2
Leadership Capacity
5
Interreligious Spiritual Care
Principles in Values and Mission Integration
Advancing Intercultural Competency
One DMin level course or independent study (as approved by advisor)
DMin Practicum
Integration 2
Research Tools and Proposal
DMin Dissertation
CONCENTRATION SUBTOTAL
7
DEGREE TOTAL
9

 

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