Master of Arts

Master of Arts in Children's and Family Ministry - St. Paul

Online with Intensives

Core Requirements
BT510Hermeneutics3
HS510Church History Survey3
NT516New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3
OT516Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3
TS512Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
TS513Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3
Degree Specific Requirements
CF510Introduction to Children's and Family Ministry3
CF610Ministry with Families throughout the Life Cycle3
CF612DEGlobal and Missional Perspectives in Children's and Family Ministry3
CF620The Teaching and Learning Process3
CF630Leadership of Children's and Family Ministry3
PC632Pastoral Care of Children and Families3
SP510Introduction to Spiritual and Personal Formation3
Other Requirements
CF782DESenior Seminar: Integration and Field Education3
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
SP001Formation Assessments0
TL001Vocational Assessments0
Total Credits42

A minimum of 42 semester credits is required for graduation from the M.A.C.F.M. program. The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements.

Master of Arts (Christian Thought)

Core Requirements
BT510Hermeneutics3
HS510Church History Survey3
NT516New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3
OT516Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3
TS512Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
TS513Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3
TS516Christian Social Ethics3
Degree Specific Requirements
Electives6
SP510Introduction to Spiritual and Personal Formation3
TS605DETheology and Contemporary Culture3
or TS739DE Theology in Global Context
PH780Senior Integrative Seminar: Missional Apologetics3
or GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar
Other Requirements
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
SP001Formation Assessments0
Total Credits36
 

A minimum of 36 semester credits is required for graduation from the M.A.(C.T.) program. The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements. 

Master of Arts in Marital and Family Therapy - San Diego

Face to Face

Prerequisite for those without an undergraduate/graduate course in Counseling Theory and Techniques: MF500 (credits do not apply toward the M.A.MFT.

Core Requirements
BT508The Bible and the Interpreter1.5
HS640Christian Lives and Spirituality in History1.5
NT508Introduction to the New Testament: Scripture and Story1.5
OT508Introduction to the Old Testament: Scripture and Story1.5
TS516Christian Social Ethics3
TS520Theology & Psychological Theory: An Integrative Seminar3
Degree Specific Requirements
MF625Theories and Best Practices of Marital and Family Therapy I3
MF626Theories and Best Practices of Marital and Family Therapy II3
MF627Research Design and Evaluation3
MF629Community Mental Health3
MF633Counseling Children, Adolescents, and Their Families3
MF635Individual Development, Family Life Cycle, and Aging3
MF644Counseling Couples in Relationship3
MF645Psychological Assessment3
MF646Individual and Family Psychopathology3
MF662Clinical Issues in Human Diversity3
MF675Professional, Legal & Ethical Issues in Psychotherapy3
MH627Group Psychotherapy3
MH645Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology3
MH655Chemical Dependency,Addictions, and Co-Occurring Disorders3
MH656Crisis Intervention and Trauma Response3
MF715Supervised Clinical Experience I3
MF716Supervised Clinical Experience II3
MF717Supervised Clinical Experience III3
MF785Marital and Family Therapy Senior Integrative Seminar1
Other Requirements
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
SP002Formation Assessments0
Total Credits67

A minimum of 67 semester credits is required for graduation.  The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements. 

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy - St. Paul

Core Requirements
Take 12 credits of Biblical Theological Foundation Core Courses. Follow instructions below:12
At least 3 credits of Bible courses from the following:
Hermeneutics 2
The Bible and the Interpreter
Introduction to the New Testament: Scripture and Story
New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation
New Testament: Exegetical Explorations
Introduction to the Old Testament: Scripture and Story
Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings
Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations
At least 3 credits of Theology courses from the following:
Systematic Theology I: God the Creator
Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer
Christian Social Ethics
Theology & Psychological Theory: An Integrative Seminar
Other optional core courses
Church History Survey
Christian Lives and Spirituality in History
Degree Specific Requirements
MF611Foundations of Marriage and Family Studies3
MF612Families in Context: Gender, Class and Culture3
MF613Dynamics of Family Interaction: Sexuality, Spirituality and Socialization3
MF621Individual Development Within the Family3
MF622Individual and Family Psychopathology I3
MF623Individual and Family Psychopathology II3
MF624Challenges over the Family Life Cycle3
MF631Professional and Ethical Issues in Marriage & Family Therapy3
MF641Theories of Marriage and Family Therapy3
MF642Couple and Family Assessment3
MF643Advanced Clinical Issues3
MF651Research Design & Evaluation in Marriage & Family Therapy3
MF711Supervised Clinical Experience I3
MF712Supervised Clinical Experience II3
SP556Spiritual and Personal Formation: Foundations and Traditions I0.5
SP557Spiritual and Personal Formation: Foundations and Traditions II0.5
SP656Spiritual and Personal Formation: Self in Community I0.5
SP657Spiritual and Personal Formation: Self in Community II0.5
SP756Spiritual and Personal Formation: Moral and Clinical Integration I0.5
SP757Spiritual and Personal Formation: Moral and Clinical Integration II0.5
Other Requirements
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
MF780Senior Integrative Seminar: Worldview, Ethics, and Practice3
SP004Formation Assessments (MFT)0
Total Credits60
1

Not all courses listed may be available by campus or delivery option.

2

 BT510 Hermeneutics is a pre-requisite for all NT and OT courses.

A minimum of 60 semester credits is required for graduation from the M.A.M.F.T. program.  The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements. 

MF500 Principles of Counseling is a required prerequisite for students entering the program without an undergraduate/graduate degree in counseling or (in San Diego) a related discipline or without an introductory psychotherapy theory and technique course.
 

Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling - San Diego

Face to Face

Core Requirements
BT508The Bible and the Interpreter1.5
HS640Christian Lives and Spirituality in History1.5
NT508Introduction to the New Testament: Scripture and Story1.5
OT508Introduction to the Old Testament: Scripture and Story1.5
TS516Christian Social Ethics3
TS520Theology & Psychological Theory: An Integrative Seminar3
Degree Specific Requirements
MF627Research Design and Evaluation3
MF629Community Mental Health3
MF635Individual Development, Family Life Cycle, and Aging3
MF645Psychological Assessment3
MF646Individual and Family Psychopathology3
MF662Clinical Issues in Human Diversity3
MF675Professional, Legal & Ethical Issues in Psychotherapy3
MH625Theories of Mental Health Counseling3
MH626Advanced Psychotherapy3
MH627Group Psychotherapy3
MH636Career Development3
MH638Counseling Children, Adolescents, and Their Families3
MH645Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology3
MH649Counseling Couples in Relationship3
MH655Chemical Dependency,Addictions, and Co-Occurring Disorders3
MH656Crisis Intervention and Trauma Response3
Clinical Experience
MH715Mental Health Counseling Practicum I3
MH716Mental Health Counseling Practicum II3
MH785Mental Health Counseling Senior Integrative Seminar1
Other Requirements
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
SP002Formation Assessments0
Total Credits67

A minimum of 67 semester credits is required for graduation.  The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements. 

Master of Arts in Ministry

St. Paul, San Diego, Online

Core Requirements
BT510Hermeneutics3
HS510Church History Survey3
NT516New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3
OT516Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3
NT518New Testament: Exegetical Explorations3
or OT518 Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations
TS512Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
TS513Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3
TS516Christian Social Ethics3
Degree Specific Courses
GC512Global, Cultural and Contextual Ministry3
ML523Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3
SP510Introduction to Spiritual and Personal Formation3
Concentration Courses and Electives
Electives (CTL or CSPF) 112
Supervised Ministry and Other Requirements
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
GS780Senior Integrative Seminar3
SP001Formation Assessments0
or SP002 Formation Assessments
TL001Vocational Assessments0
or TL002 Vocational Assessments
Professional Internship 23
Intent to Graduate Application0
Total Credits51
1

CTL Electives are any CF, CP, CM, DC, GC, ML, or TL courses.

CSPF Electives are any MF, MH, PC, or SP courses.

No concentration is required for this degree.  If a student is earning a concentration, concentration requirements will be taken instead of electives.

2

 San Diego students with a concentration are required to take a concentration specific Professional Internship.

A minimum of 51 semester credits is required for graduation from the M.A.Min. program. The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements.

Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership - St. Paul

Online with Intensives

Core Requirements
BT510Hermeneutics3
HS501DEChurch History: From the Early Church to the Reformation1.5
HS502DEChurch History: The Church in the Modern World1.5
ML/TS 517DEChristian Social Ethics for the Workplace3
NT516New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3
OT516Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3
OT518Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3
or NT518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations
TS512Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
TS513Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3
Degree Specific Courses
ML523Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3
ML630Team Leadership in Global Perspective3
ML631DELeadership Communication in Global Perspective3
ML632DEThe Global Mission of the Church3
ML633Stewardship, Change and the Missional Community3
ML780Senior Integrative Seminar: Global Leadership in the 21st-Century1.5
Other Requirements
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
ML551DEMentored Leadership Development (MATL) A0.75
ML552DEMentored Leadership Development (MATL) B0.75
SP001Formation Assessments0
TL001Vocational Assessments0
Total Credits42

A minimum of 42 semester credits is required for graduation from an M.A.T.L. program. The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements.

Master of Arts (Theological Studies)

St Paul, San Diego, Online

Core Requirements
BT510Hermeneutics3
HS510Church History Survey3
NT516New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3
OT516Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3
NT518New Testament: Exegetical Explorations3
or OT518 Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations
TS512Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
TS513Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3
TS516Christian Social Ethics3
Degree Requirements
OT518Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3
or NT518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations
Concentration Courses and Electives
Electives (CBTF Courses) 112
Free Electives6
Other Requirements
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
GS780Senior Integrative Seminar3
SP001Formation Assessments0
or SP002 Formation Assessments
SP510Introduction to Spiritual and Personal Formation3
Intent to Graduate Application
Total Credits51
1

CBTF electives are any BI, BT, NT, OT, HS, TS, or PH courses. Students may complete a thesis to fulfill a portion of the required elective credits.

No concentration is required for this degree.  If a student is earning a concentration, specific concentration requirements will be taken instead of any CBTF course.

A minimum of 51 semester credits is required for graduation from the M.A.(T.S.) program. The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements.

Master of Divinity

Master of Divinity: Single Language

Core Requirements
BT510Hermeneutics3
HS510Church History Survey3
NT516New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3
NT518New Testament: Exegetical Explorations3
OT516Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3
OT518Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3
NT541Greek I: Beginning Greek3
or OT541 Hebrew I: Beginning Hebrew
NT542Greek II: Intermediate Greek3
or OT542 Hebrew II: Intermediate Hebrew
NT652Greek Exegesis1.5
or OT652 Hebrew Exegesis
TS512Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
TS513Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3
TS516Christian Social Ethics3
Degree Specific Requirements
CP510Introduction to Preaching3
GC512Global, Cultural and Contextual Ministry3
HS512American Christianity1.5
ML506Discipleship in Community1.5
ML507Missional Outreach and Evangelism1.5
ML523Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3
ML527Leading Celebrations in the Christian Life Cycle1.5
ML615Organizational Leadership and Church Governance3
PC512Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling3
Professional Internship3
Concentration Courses and Electives12
Formation Course Requirements
GS780Senior Integrative Seminar3
SP510Introduction to Spiritual and Personal Formation3
SP610Spiritual and Personal Formation II: Relational Spirituality1.5
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
SP001Formation Assessments0
or SP002 Formation Assessments
TL001Vocational Assessments0
or TL002 Vocational Assessments
Intent to Graduate Application
Total Credits78

A minimum of 78 semester credits is required for graduation in the M.Div. program. The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements. 

Master of Divinity: Dual Language

Core Requirements
BT510Hermeneutics3
HS510Church History Survey3
NT516New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3
NT518New Testament: Exegetical Explorations3
OT516Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3
OT518Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3
NT541Greek I: Beginning Greek3
NT542Greek II: Intermediate Greek3
NT652Greek Exegesis1.5
OT541Hebrew I: Beginning Hebrew3
OT542Hebrew II: Intermediate Hebrew3
OT652Hebrew Exegesis1.5
TS512Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
TS513Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3
TS516Christian Social Ethics3
Degree Specific Requirements
CP510Introduction to Preaching3
GC512Global, Cultural and Contextual Ministry3
HS512American Christianity1.5
ML506Discipleship in Community1.5
ML507Missional Outreach and Evangelism1.5
ML523Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3
ML527Leading Celebrations in the Christian Life Cycle1.5
ML615Organizational Leadership and Church Governance3
PC512Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling3
Professional Internship3
Concentration Courses and Electives
Electives4.5
Formation Course Requirements
GS780Senior Integrative Seminar3
SP510Introduction to Spiritual and Personal Formation3
SP610Spiritual and Personal Formation II: Relational Spirituality1.5
GS001Graduate Research Seminar0
SP001Formation Assessments0
or SP002 Formation Assessments
TL001Vocational Assessments0
or TL002 Vocational Assessments
Intent to Graduate Application
Total Credits78


A minimum of 78 semester credits is required for graduation in the M.Div. program. The student is responsible for meeting all graduation deadlines and requirements.

Doctor of Ministry

Doctor of Ministry: Self Directed Programs

Doctor of Ministry students are required to complete 7 Class Units (3 credit course plus a 3 credit course project) and a Thesis Project.

Core Requirements
GS801
801P
Integral Research & Writing
and Integral Research & Writing: Project
6
ML810
810P
Personal Well-Being and Ministry Effectiveness
and Personal Well-Being and Ministry Effectiveness: Project
6
GS901
GS902
Thesis Proposal Foundations
and Thesis Proposal Workshop
6
Concentration, Theology, and Elective Courses See Footnote: "Conc. Notes" for more details
Concentration Course6
& Concentration Course Project
Concentration Course6
& Concentration Course Project
Bible/Theology Course6
& Bible/Theology Course Project
Elective Course (from any concentration)6
& Elective Course Project
Thesis Project Courses and Requirements See Footnote: "Thesis Notes" for more details
GS991Thesis Project A Pass/Fail3
GS992Thesis Project B Pass/Fail3
GS993Thesis Project C3
Oral Defense, Final Editorial Revisions, & Colloquium0
Mid-Career Assessments
TL005Doctor of Ministry Assessments 10
Total Credits51
Conc. Notes
  • These courses are student’s choice based on course offerings and personal interest. Generalists can take any course within their track to meet the two concentration class unit requirement.
  • Students are encouraged, but not required, to take at least one fully distance (DI) online content course.
  • Students can waive only one project course for any concentration, theology, or elective class unit.
  • Students may not waive project courses for core required class units.
  • Students are allowed to take only one independent study for any concentration, theology, or elective class unit. Students may not do an independent study for core required class units. Additional fees apply and additional paperwork is needed.
  • If a student fails to complete a project course in a succeeding term of the Content/Intensive course, they will follow the same process as an independent study, subject to fees, as the faculty may not be available at a later date.
  • Students must attend the intensive portion of intensive courses to receive a passing grade.
Thesis Notes
  • The student must meet all of the thesis deadline submissions and requirements, as listed in the current version of the student manual (section 6). 
  • Students who want to work on their thesis longer than 3 terms, can remain in extension status for up to a total of 6 years in the program
  • All M.Div. Equivalency courses (if required at admission) must be complete by the student’s oral defense the year of intended graduation. All official transcripts must be sent to the D.Min. office.
  • Students will automatically be registered for Thesis Project courses once they complete Thesis Proposal Workshop. They will also automatically be registered in extension status once they have completed 9 Thesis project credits until graduation.

48 semester credits are required for graduation in the DMIN program.  The student is responsible to meet all graduation deadlines and requirements.

Doctor of Ministry: Missional Effectiveness Cohort Program

Doctor of Ministry students are required to complete 7 Class Units (3 credit course and a 3 credit course project) plus a Thesis Project.

Core Requirements
GS801
801P
Integral Research & Writing
and Integral Research & Writing: Project
6
GS901
GS902
Thesis Proposal Foundations
and Thesis Proposal Workshop
6
Cohort Courses See footnote: "Cohort Notes" for more details
ML841
841P
Introduction to Missional Ministry
and Introduction to Missional Ministry: Project
6
ML810
810P
Personal Well-Being and Ministry Effectiveness
and Personal Well-Being and Ministry Effectiveness: Project
6
ML842
842P
Missional Contextualization
and Missional Contextualization: Project
6
ML941
941P
Missional Innovation
and Missionnal Innovation: Project
6
ML942
942P
Leading Missional Organizations
and Leading Missional Organizations Project
6
Thesis Project Courses & Requirements See footnote: "Thesis Notes" for more details
GS991Thesis Project A Pass/Fail3
GS992Thesis Project B Pass/Fail3
GS993Thesis Project C3
Oral Defense, Final Editorial Revisions, & Colloquium 10
Mid-Career Assessments
TL005Doctor of Ministry Assessments 10
Total Credits51
1

Fees apply

Cohort Notes
  • Students can waive only one project course for any or the first 4 cohort class unit. Students may not waive project courses for core required class units or the final cohort course.
  • Students are allowed to take only one independent study for any cohort class unit. Students may not do an independent study for core required class units. Additional fees apply and additional paperwork is needed.
  • If a student fails to complete a project course in a succeeding term of the Content/Intensive course, they will follow the same process as an independent study, subject to fees, as the faculty may not be available at a later date.
  • Students must attend the intensive portion of intensive courses to receive a passing grade.
Thesis Notes
  • The student must meet all of the thesis deadline submissions and requirements,as listed in the current version of the student manual (section 6). 
  • Students who want to work on their thesis longer than 3 terms, can remain in extension status for up to a total of 6 years in the program
  • All M.Div. Equivalency courses (if required at admission) must be complete by the student’s oral defense the year of intended graduation. All official transcripts must be sent to the D.Min. office.
  • Students will automatically be registered for Thesis Project courses once they complete Thesis Proposal Workshop. They will also automatically be registered in extension status once they have completed 9 Thesis project credits until graduation.

48 semester credits are required for graduation in the DMIN program. The student is responsible to meet all graduation deadlines and requirements.

Doctor of Ministry: Servant Leadership Cohort Program

Doctor of Ministry students are required to complete 7 Class Units (3 credit course and a 3 credit course project) plus a Thesis Project.

Core Requirements
GS801
801P
Integral Research & Writing
and Integral Research & Writing: Project
6
GS901
GS902
Thesis Proposal Foundations
and Thesis Proposal Workshop
6
Cohort Courses See footnote: "Cohort Notes" for more details
ML821
821P
Servant Leadership: An Intro to the Theory and Practice of Transformational Servant Leadership
and Servant Leadership: Project
6
ML822A
ML822B
ML822C
ML822P
The Servant Leader and Followers A
and The Servant Leader and Followers B
and The Servant Leader and Followers C
and The Servant Leader and Their Followers: Project
6
ML823
823P
The Servant Leader and the Inner Life
and The Servant Leader and the Inner Life: Project
6
ML921
921P
The Servant Leader and Team Effectiveness
and The Servant Leader and Team Effectiveness Project
6
ML922
922P
The Servant Leader and Organizational Effectiveness
and The Servant Leader and Organizational Effectiveness: Project
6
Thesis Project Courses & Requirements See footnote: "Thesis Notes" for more details
GS991Thesis Project A Pass/Fail3
GS992Thesis Project B Pass/Fail3
GS993Thesis Project C3
Oral Defense, Final Editorial Revisions, & Colloquium0
Mid-Career Assessments
TL005Doctor of Ministry Assessments 10
Total Credits51
Cohort Notes
  • Students can waive only one project course for any cohort class unit. Students may not waive project courses for core required class units.
  • Students are allowed to take only one independent study for any cohort class unit. Students may not do an independent study for core required class units. Additional fees apply and additional paperwork is needed.
  • If a student fails to complete a project course in a succeeding term of the Content/Intensive course, they will follow the same process as an independent study, subject to fees, as the faculty may not be available at a later date.
  • Students must attend the intensive portion of intensive courses to receive a passing grade.
Thesis Notes
  • The student must meet all of the thesis deadline submissions and requirements,as listed in the current version of the student manual (section 6).        
  • Students who want to work on their thesis longer than 3 terms, can remain in extension status for up to a total of 6 years in the program.
  • All M.Div. Equivalency courses (if required at admission) must be complete by the student’s oral defense the year of intended graduation. All official transcripts must be sent to the D.Min. office.
  • Students will automatically be registered for Thesis Project courses once they complete Thesis Proposal Workshop. They will also automatically be registered in extension status once they have completed 9 Thesis project credits until graduation.

48 semester credits are required for graduation in the DMIN program. The student is responsible to meet all graduation deadlines and requirements.

Doctor of Ministry: Transformational Leadership Cohort Program

Core Requirements
GS801DE
GS801P
Integral Research & Writing
and Integral Research & Writing: Project
6
GS901DE
GS902DE
Thesis Proposal Foundations
and Thesis Proposal Workshop
6
Cohort Courses See footnote: "Cohort Notes" for more details
ML826DE
ML826P
The Transformed and Transforming Leader
and The Transformed and Transforming Leader: Project
6
ML827DE
ML827P
Transformational Ministry Leadership Theory and Practice
and Transformational Ministry Leadership Theory and Practice: Project
6
ML923DE
ML923P
Leading Transforming Organizations
and Leading Transforming Organizations: Project
6
ML924DE
ML924P
Teams, Groups, and the Transforming Leader
and Teams, Groups, and the Transforming Leader: Project
6
ML925DE
ML925P
Case Studies in Transformational Leadership
and Case Studies in Tranformational Leadership: Project
6
Thesis Project Courses & Requirements See footnote: "Thesis Notes" for more details
GS991Thesis Project A3
GS992Thesis Project B3
GS993Thesis Project C3
Mid Career Assessments
TL005Doctor of Ministry Assessments 10
Cohort Notes
  • Students can waive only one project course for any cohort class unit. Students may not waive project courses for core required class units.
  • Students are allowed to take only one independent study for any cohort class unit. Students may not do an independent study for core required class units. Additional fees apply and additional paperwork is needed.
  • If a student fails to complete a project course in a succeeding term of the Content/Intensive course, they will follow the same process as an independent study, subject to fees, as the faculty may not be available at a later date.
  • Students must attend the intensive portion of intensive courses to receive a passing grade.
Thesis Notes
  • The student must meet all of the thesis deadline submissions and requirements,as listed in the current version of the student manual (section 6).        
  • Students who want to work on their thesis longer than 3 terms, can remain in extension status for up to a total of 6 years in the program.
  • All M.Div. Equivalency courses (if required at admission) must be complete by the student’s oral defense the year of intended graduation. All official transcripts must be sent to the D.Min. office.
  • Students will automatically be registered for Thesis Project courses once they complete Thesis Proposal Workshop. They will also automatically be registered in extension status once they have completed 9 Thesis project credits until graduation.

48 semester credits are required for graduation in the DMIN program. The student is responsible to meet all graduation deadlines and requirements.