Applied Theology

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.

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? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then this is the concentration for you.

Program of Study

This program of study is offered as a 32 Hour D.Min. degree.

Course curriculum includes:

  • Project Methodology (1 hour)
  • Intro to Doctoral Research & Writing (1 hour)
  • Four 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 Seminars (8 hours)
  • Ministry Research Project or Thesis (6 hours)

This program of study is also offered as a 46 Hour D.Ed.Min. degree.

Course curriculum includes:

  • Project Methodology (1 hour)
  • Intro to Doctoral Research & Writing (1 hour)
  • Four 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
  • Two Educational Seminars (12 hours)
    • Applied Empirical Research
    • Foundations of Teaching
  • Contextualized Writing Seminars (8 hours)
  • Ministry Research Project or Thesis (8 hours)

What's next?

Now that you've discovered which program concentration is right for you we invite you to explore your next steps over on our admissions info page. Here you will find our admissions prerequisites, application deadlines, ministry field essays and more.
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