the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Applied Theology

Do you sometimes wonder how the theology you learned years ago in seminary really applies to your ministry? Do you want your congregation to view biblical theology as practical to life? The Doctor of Ministry in Applied Theology is designed to focus on theological issues as they relate to the church. Seminars will focus on ecclesiology, historical theology as it relates to the church, and practical theology and application.

32 Hour D.Min.

  • Foundational Seminars (16 hours)
    • Biblical Theology in the Local Church
    • Ecclesiology in the Local Church
    • Historical Theology in the Local Church
    • Practical Theology in the Local Church
  • Contextualized Writing Seminar (8 hours)
  • Research Project and Methodology (8 hours)

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate an advanced understanding and integration of ministry into various theological disciplines.
  2. Students will be able to demonstrate applied knowledge & skills pertinent to his/her vocational ministry.
  3. Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use standard research tools and methods in the chosen field of study.
  4. Students will be able to research, plan, and implement a project relevant to his/her vocational ministry and to communicate the plan and its results effectively.
  5. Students will be able to contribute to the understanding and practice of ministry through the completion of a written project report suitable for inclusion in the seminary library.
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.