Global Missions

This Doctor of Ministry and the Doctor of Educational Ministry in Global Missions was created with the needs of North American and international missionaries, associational directors of missions, and state convention missions workers in mind. The program is particularly helpful to those already engaged in these ministries and those who anticipate future service in these areas.

Do you want to supplement your mission field experience with leading-edge research? Are you looking for ways to improve your leadership skills in missions ministry? If you have a heart for missions and the desire to lead, then this is the degree 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 and Theological Issues in Missions
    • Intercultural Leadership
    • Missions Strategy: Theory and Practice
    • Current Issues in Global Missions
  • 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 and Theological Issues in Missions
    • Intercultural Leadership
    • Missions Strategy: Theory and Practice
    • Current Issues in Global Missions
  • 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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