About this Course
The Doctor of Ministry is a peak professional qualification designed for leaders serving in full-time Christian ministry.
Among the most demanding and informative courses of its type in Australia, the Doctor of Ministry provides students with a doctoral-level understanding of the complexities of the theologies and practices of ministry both domestically and internationally.
Aimed at individuals holding a Masters qualification, the course is designed to develop graduates with a systematic and critical understanding of their chosen area of specialisation. The coursework components develop candidate’s knowledge and skills, increasing the ability to apply professional practice in diverse ministry and/or educational contexts. Additionally, the Doctorate includes the writing of a dissertation on ministry practice, which generates and contributes to knowledge and discussion.
The course is internationally recognised and as such graduates may find employment in a wide variety of senior leadership positions within church and parachurch organisations. This may include roles such as Consultants to churches, Mission Agencies and various other Christian organisations. Other possible vocations include Educators of Ministers-in-training in Christian tertiary education institutions as well as denominational leaders or Regional Pastors. Alternatively, for those already engaged in ministry, the course may be used as a form of personal or professional development.
Graduates may find employment in a wide variety of senior leadership positions within church and parachurch organisations. This may include roles such as consultants to churches, mission agencies and other Christian organisations, educators of ministers in
training in Christian tertiary education institutions, and denominational leaders or regional pastors. Alternatively, the course may be used as a form of personal or professional development for those already engaged in ministry.
Graduate Certificate in International Health and DevelopmentPostgraduate Course
Graduate Diploma in Spiritual DirectionPostgraduate Course
Graduate Diploma in International Health and DevelopmentPostgraduate Course
Graduate Certificate in TESOLPostgraduate Course
Graduate Diploma in TESOLPostgraduate Course
Research Proposal for Ministry Studies
Doctor of Ministry Dissertation
What do I need for entry?
Successful completion of a Bachelor of Ministry, Bachelor of Theology or approved equivalent, and 4 years’ experience in Christian ministry.
Direct entry into the Doctor of Ministry requires the prior completion of the Master of Ministry.
How long does it take?
Where can I study?
When can I start?
SATAC: Not applicable