Doctor of Ministry

Course studies result in a final culmination degree of advanced graduate study designating professional depth in the practice of a selected action-oriented ministry.


The purpose of the Doctor of Ministry Program is to provide advanced competencies and Biblical insights into the practice of ministry for those actively involved in vocational Christian ministry.


  1. To articulate and apply a comprehensive and critical philosophy of ministry.
  2. To plan, implement and critically evaluate major undertakings in ministry toward the fulfillment of the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20).
  3. To evaluate personal, spiritual and professional development and design a plan for lifelong learning.


Specialist of Ministry Degree or its equivalent from accredited theological institutions or those accepted by Zoe University that incorporate no less than 66 graduate semester hours with a 3.0 grade point average.  A transcript is required to satisfy this prerequisite mandate.

The Doctorate of Ministry Program is only offered in the following emphasis: