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Discipleship and Mentoring

Discipleship and Mentoring

The EdD in Discipleship and Mentoring is a terminal degree program that prepares students to develop others who are called to serve through discipleship and mentoring. Students in this program will develop the skills to teach in the local church and in higher education, problem solve using social science research techniques, and influence thinking in this field through writing that is both biblical and academically persuasive. In this program, you’ll learn from pastors and missionaries who have a passion for making disciples and building up others in Christ. Students will be equipped for ministry with a better understanding of the biblical and theological foundations for missional disciple-making and the methodologies for effective mentoring.

Program at a glance

Total hours
60

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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.

  • EDD 8141 The Personal Life of the Mentor
  • EDD 8201 - Integrative Seminar I: Current Trends in the Classroom
  • EDD 8302 - Specialized Study II: Supervision, Governance, and Curriculum
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What can I do with this degree?

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

  • Teach in the local church and higher education
  • Develop others who are called to serve through discipleship and mentoring

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?