Doctor of Ministry Candidacy

Admission to Doctor of Ministry Candidacy

Admission to the thesis phase of the DMin program is granted upon successful completion of a formal Candidacy review. (Students who completed DM 7015 Becoming Doctors of the Church prior to January of 2014 are exempt.)

Upon completion of DM 7015 Becoming Doctors of the Church, DM 7020 Personal and Career Assessment, and DM 7045 Biblical/Theological Reflection on Ministry and Culture, the DMin office will register the student for DM 7059 DMin Candidacy.

A recommendation regarding Doctor of Ministry Candidacy will be brought to the DMin Committee by the Vice-President of Academic Programs and the Thesis Director. This recommendation will be based on a review of the following documents:

  • DMin transcript and Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • DM 7020 Personal and Career Assessment evaluation
  • Final paper for DM 7045 Biblical/Theological Reflection on Ministry and Culture
  • Written recommendation from the professors of DM 7015 Becoming Doctors of the Church and DMin 7045 Biblical/Tehological Reflection on Ministry and Culture

Upon the recommendation of the DMin Committee, the student will be admitted to Candidacy and may register for DM 7060 Thesis Design. Students who are not admitted to Candidacy will be dismissed from the DMin program.