The MMin is a professional degree program designed for people who plan to enter or upgrade in pastoral ministry. The normal duration of the program is three and a half years, plus the time needed to finish prerequisites.
Have a minimum of 72 undergraduate semester hours in religion.
For every year of full-time regular denominational employment as a pastor, teacher or chaplain, two of the 72 semester hours in religion may be waived, up to a total of 10 years (20 semester hours). The employing institution should provide a certified copy of the worker's service record.
Credit by Transfer
The maximum credits by transfer and the challenge of courses through proficiency tests cannot exceed 9 semester hours.
Directed Individual Study
A maximum of 3 semester hours of credits can be earned by DIS. A student may not use the DIS option in place of core requirements without the specific approval of the MMin Program Committee.