the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary


32 Hour D.Min.*

  • Foundational Seminars – Four of the Below Seminars (16 hours)
    • Theological and Philosophical Issues in Christian Education
    • Foundations for Teaching/Learning in Christian Education Context
    • Biblical and Contemporary Models of Christian Leadership
    • Leadership and Management Theory in Church 
    • Leadership of Effective Ministry Teams
    • Leadership in Volunteer Ministries
  • Contextualized Writing Seminar (8 hours)
  • Research Project and Methodology (8 hours)

*D.Ed.Min. in Leadership students follow the program outlined on the D.Ed.Min. program overview page and take all six seminars listed above.

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.