A Nashotah House Doctor of Ministry (DMin) is a professional degree designed for those engaged in full-time, fruitful ministry who seek a deeper engagement with biblical, historical, and theological reflection with an eye toward direct and practical application in the lives of those under their spiritual care.
Guided and supervised by resident and affiliate faculty, the DMin project is introduced via a week-long residential doctoral seminar. Students are taught research methodology and guided in designing a study which creatively engages contemporary culture with spiritual principles, toward the goal of spiritual growth and enhanced ministry leadership for all engaged in the project. The 30-credit DMin program normally requires four to six years to complete.
Applicants for the Doctor of Ministry degree program will normally:
For applicants lacking the MDiv prerequisite, prior seminary-level study with a minimum of 72 credits including the following:
“I chose to enroll in the DMin program at Nashotah House because of the excellent standards that Nashotah House has always maintained.”
"Can we not then as individuals do more for the cause of Christ and his Church than we ever yet have done?" - Bishop Jackson Kemper, 1842