Wesley’s Doctor of Ministry program offers an advanced-level curriculum that combines ministry experiences with the academic resources of the seminary.
The Doctor of Ministry program enables pastors to develop an integrated theology of ministry that embraces the total life and mission of the church. All tracks within this degree program explore current theological trends and issues, integrating discipline and ministry, and providing lasting connections with other students.
Church Leadership Excellence equips clergy with the enhanced knowledge, skills and motivation to increase congregational and denominational service, vitality and growth. Church Leadership Excellence focuses on the personal issues and public practices of those called to lead the church toward the vision of God’s reign.
Leading as a Missional Entrepreneur in the Carolinas focuses on the specific needs and opportunities for entrepreneurial mission in South Carolina and North Carolina. This track will equip pastors to be theologically and spiritually infused, innovatively entrepreneurial, and able to organize communities of greater missional effectiveness. Wesley offers this track in collaboration with Pfeiffer University. Classes begin May 2016 in Charlotte, N.C.
Faith, Health and Community equips clergy in understanding the scriptural and theological bases for health, healing and wholeness. This track explores pastoral and ethical roles and responsibilities in caring for congregation and community members. It also prepares clergy to organize congregations so they can develop healing and whole person health ministries.
Doctor of Ministry students complete 30 credit hours and complete a project paper.
Wesley offers other Doctor of Ministry tracks, including a military chaplaincy track. Learn more about the Doctor of Ministry program. Complete an application. Contact Wesley’s office of admissions with any questions at (202) 885-8659.