the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Family Ministry

The Ph.D. in Family Ministry trains students to lead and organize ministries that evangelize and disciple families. This degree is offered in a modular format and addresses theological, cultural and practical issues related to a ministry strategy for effective family discipleship.

Incoming Ph.D. students are matched with a supervisor from our world-class faculty who shares their research interests. Professors who can supervise students in this area are:

Seminars provide students the opportunity to engage in focused study on key subjects in their academic discipline. The following list is a sampling of available courses in this area:

• Theology of Marriage and Family
• Marriage and Family Counseling
• Issues in Student and Family Ministry

If you are interested in applying for the Ph.D. in this area of study, learn more about the Admissions Process. To prepare for the entrance exam in this area of study, consult the study guide.

In addition here is some literature to review before entering the program.

 

That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.