"Let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest-time, if we will not give up." Galatians 6:9
The Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degree is an interdisciplinary advanced degree designed to enhance the practice of ministry in urban multicultural settings.
Through this program students will become acquainted with a wealth of culturally-relevant resources and with professors from the academy and the church who teach primarily for the American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) and Graduate Theological Union (GTU).
DMin students develop expertise in areas such as:
Within the first two years, D.Min. students will be required to take the following courses:
Leadership in Urban Communities 3 units
Advanced Electives 15 units (based on student’s specialization)
Total Course Requirements 24 units
The program will culminate in the third year with the writing and oral defense of a dissertation.
Dissertation 6 units
Total Degree Requirements 30 units
The D.Min. typically requires no less than three years or more than six years for completion.
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This DMin program is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada.