Seminary : Master of Ministry
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.
- A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 2.50 (on a four point scale) or equivalent.
- Demonstrated proficiency in English.
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
- Complete 36 semester hours of coursework specified in the program within a maximum of 10 calendar years.
- Have a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.50 for graduation.
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.