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.

  • Modified Residency

  • Residential

At a Glance

  • 31

    Credit Hours

Program Courses

It was during my Doctor of Ministry at Southeastern when I established that I wanted to be about missional disciple-making for the rest of my life.

Will Browning DMin alum

DMin in Context


  • Leading in the Local Church

  • Specialized Ministry

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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