Doctoral Program in Christian Ministry

 

The Doctoral degree is a terminal degree representing the highest level of academic achievement possible.  MTCC offers a forty-five (45) credit hour Doctoral Program to prepare candidates for the greatest level of ministerial excellence.  This program is applicable for teachers, evangelists, pastors, ministers and other church leaders with a specific call to minister and teach the Word of God.  In addition to required coursework, research and a dissertation, doctoral candidates also will fulfill an internship to this field of study.  The Dean will conduct an interview with each candidate prior to their acceptance into the program. 

Requirements:  Student must possess a Master in Christian Ministry or Biblical Studies. All other considerations must be discussed with the Registrar.

Required:     The three components of study in the Doctoral Program are:

1-      Required Coursework:                21 credits
2-      Dissertation:                               15 credits
3-      Internship/Field Work:                  9 credits
           Total Credits:                           45 Credits
An integral part of the Doctoral Program is the internship requirement which gives students opportunity for real- life research and ministry.  The internship is directly related to the student’s major and is designed in conjunction with the Dean of Academics to ensure eligibility to the program. Requirements:  Student must possess a Master in Christian Ministry or Biblical Studies. All other considerations must be discussed with the Registrar.