DOCTOR of MINISTRY (D.Min.)
This highly specialized program is designed for qualified individuals currently involved in a pastoral care and/or other related ministry. The program will build on ministry experience while challenging the Doctor of Ministry degree and is a 45 credit hour program above the Master of Theology (Th.M) level or 37 credits above the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree.
DOCTOR of CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (D.C.E.)
This highly specialized program is designed for the Christian educator, School Administrator, and that individual who is involved in biblical or theological instruction on the college level. Ministers of Education and those responsible for developing and implementing religious education in the local church will benefit from this program. The Doctor of Christian Education degree is a 45 credit hour program above the Master level.
DOCTOR of CHRISTIAN COUNSELING (D.C.C.)
This highly specialized program is designed for those in ministry who are deeply involved in meeting the emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs of people. The Doctor of Christian Counseling degree is a 60 credit hour program above a Master level program of Christian counseling or an equivalent degree. This program will assist in qualifying interested individuals for certification within Christian counseling through a local church or ministry.
DOCTOR of THEOLOGY (Th.D.)
This highly specialized program is designed to reflect the candidate’s rich ministry background and challenge the candidate to research and investigate a theological subject demonstrating his competence in a specific field of endeavor. The Doctor of Theology degree is a 60 credit hour program above a Master level program in theology.
DOCTOR of PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.)
This professional program is offered in two disciplines: Christian counseling and theology only. It is built upon the Doctor’s degree from the respective discipline to develop the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of the advanced doctrinal applications through intense clinical research and study. The Ph.D. program in both disciplines is a 35 credit hour program.