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DMin Counseling

Counseling

Equipping the minister for pastoral care in the small to medium church or a Christian counseling ministry.

This program is designed to be completed while continuing to serve in a ministry context. The program provides opportunities for advanced study in intensive seminars, courses and field settings. It combines academic study and experiential learning under faculty and field supervision to integrate theology and practice.

This program includes a 1-credit hour program orientation, 3 credit hours of integrated theology workshops, 12 hours of intensive seminars, 6 hours of contextualized learning in disciple-making and 9 hours related to the student's final project.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL HOURS

31

STANDARD COMPLETION TIME

3 years

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What courses will I take?

Below is a sample of the required courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

  • DMN 8704 - Methodologies and Micro-skills in Biblical Counseling
  • DMN 8702 - Trauma, Crisis, and Emotional Disorders
  • DMN 8703 - Advanced Biblical Counseling in Marriage and Family Issues
  • DMN 8701 - Critical Issues in Biblical Counseling

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What can I do with this degree?

D.Min. graduates already serve in positions of ministry, and the program is designed to equip graduates to serve at a higher level of professional competency.

  • Leading the local church 
  • Biblical counseling ministry within the local church


Who will teach me?

BRANDON TATE COCKRELL


Associate Professor of Counseling

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JAMES P. POROWSKI


Professor of Child and Family Development

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STEVEN P. WADE


Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology

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