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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Church Revitalization
  • Disciple-making/Spiritual Formation
  • Expository Preaching
  • Christian Leadership
  • Biblical Counseling
  • Great Commission Mobilization in Missions and Church Planting
  • Next Generation Ministry
  • Pastoral Ministry (A non-specialization track allowing students to choose any seminar offering)
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How long does it take to finish the program?

  • 3 year minimum/6 year maximum

What are the requirements for Admission?

  • Master of Divinity or its equivalent
  • 3.0 GPA in graduate work (will consider a lower GPA based on certain considerations)
  • 3 years post MDiv vocational ministry experience

How much time on campus for courses?

  • 4 visits to SEBTS campus
  • (2 visits per year for the first 2 years)

What are the program specializations?

  • Expository Preaching: Developing skills for communicating God's Word effectively in the pulpit
  • Christian Leadership: Becoming a transformation leader
  • Great Commission Mobilization: Developing skills to lead in evangelism, missions, church planting, and church revitalization 
  • Biblical Counseling: Equipping the minister for pastoral care in the small to medium church or a Christian counseling ministry
  • Disciple-making: Cultivating spiritual formation & foundations in disciple-making 
  • Pastoral Ministry: A non-specialization for ministers needing advanced training in different areas
  • Coming soon: Next Generation Ministry and Church Revitalization

How do I get started?

Doctor of Ministry Office
P.O. Box 1889
120 S. Wingate Street
Wake Forest, NC 27588-1889
Phone: 919-761-2216

What are the program components?

  • Four (5 day) on-campus seminars
  • Four workshops held during same weeks as the seminars
  • Three contextualized learning experiences at home
  • Project Design Workshop (weekend before 4th seminar)
  •  Project in Ministry (final year)

How much does it cost?

  • $300 Initial program fee
  • $285 an hour/SBC
What about transfer credit?
The Director of the DMin program will consider the transfer of credit hours from accredited programs on a case-by-case basis.  Minimally, all transfer students must complete satisfactorily at least 14 credit hours of DMin work at Southeastern, including the Ministry Project and Project Report (6 credit hours), the Project Design Workshop (3 credit hours), and the Research Design Lab (1 credit hour).
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Post Office Box 1889
  • Wake Forest, NC 27588
  • Phone: (919) 761 - 2100
Our Mission
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary seeks to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ by equipping students to serve the Church and fulfill the Great Commission.
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