DMin Pastoral Care and Counseling

Pastoral Care and Counseling

The DMin in Pastoral Care and Counseling exists to prepare students to provide pastoral care to their congregation. Students in this program will develop the skills to effectively counsel, lead, and serve those under their care. In this program, you’ll learn from counselors and pastors who are dedicated to biblically based counseling and expository preaching. Graduates with the DMin in Pastoral Care and Counseling will be equipped as servant leaders to offer biblical wisdom and care to the members of their congregation.

Program at a glance

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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 8702 - Crisis, Trauma and Emotional Disorders
  • DMN 8703 - Care and Guidance for Marriage and Family
  • DMN 8705 - Effective Pastoral Care
  • DMN 8706 - Life Issues and Ministry Practice
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What can I do with this Degree?

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

  • Leading in the Local Church
  • Specialized Ministry

Learn from over 60 professors who know what it's like to be in ministry. Our world-class faculty will teach you how to think critically about the Bible so you can minister faithfully throughout the world.

Who will teach me?