the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Doctor of Missiology

The Doctor of Missiology is an advanced professional degree designed for missions practitioners. Within the 48 hours of study, your program will culminate with a field research project that addresses a missiological issue in your particular missions context.

Catalog Description

(Page 22 of the PDF, page 124 of the Catalog)

48 Hours of Study

  • Foundational Seminars (42 hours)
    • The History of Christian Missions
    • Philosophy and Methodology of Missions
    • Theology of the Christian Mission
    • World Evangelization Strategies
    • Elective seminars in: anthropology, world religions, evangelism and church growth
    • Four doctoral colloquia (one per semester)
  • Ministry Research Project (6 hours)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct cross-cultural ministry at an advanced level.
  2. Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use standard research tools and methods in the chosen field of study.
  3. Students will be able to plan and conduct research in the area of specialization and to communicate its results effectively.
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.