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Objectives of Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.)

Upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of a particular theological discipline and/or practice of ministry.
  2. Contribute to the understanding of intercultural aspects of the chosen field(s) of study.
  3. Apply academic research to the practice of ministry.
  4. Demonstrate advanced personal integrity and spiritual growth.


TOTAL – 30 units

Professional Studies – 24 Units (coursework)

All classes are offered online (Two-week intensive courses are available in person)

Doctoral thesis – 6 Unit (including the Writing Workshop class)




Faculty members with doctoral degrees

Individual mentoring programs


Applications are open for new and transfer students for the 2021-2022 school year.
At Henry Appenzeller University, we fulfill our mission through missionary duties, the Christian spirit, and the word of God,


 D. Min. Practice and Spiritual Track   
Course UnitsSemesterYear
1st year Online /Intensive Class121st/2ndOne
2nd year Online/Intensive Class123rd/4thTwo
 Professional Thesis Project65th/6thThree
Total Units30