When the DMin project proposal is submitted to the Project Coach to be reviewed for formal approval by the DMin Committee, it must be accompanied by the information the participant provides on a one-page form.
Use this tool to help you meet the standards for a top-quality project proposal.
An example of a Doctor of Ministry project proposal prepared according to APA style guidelines is provided below as a MicroSoft Word document.
For the Doctor of Ministry participant whose project involves research on human subjects, in addition to submitting a project proposal, you will be required to obtain formal University approval for your research.
The Office of Scholarly Research (OSR) supplies the application form you must submit to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to have your proposed doctoral project research approved.
The Office of Scholarly Research is located in the AU Administration Building, 2nd floor; the phone number is 269-471-6361.
Submit the completed form to the IRB via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Forms and guidelines are located at www.andrews.edu/services/research. Include with the application a research abstract, a research protocol, informed consent forms, a letter of institutional consent, and interview or survey documents or a statement describing the questions to be asked. The OSR does NOT want a copy of the project proposal.
After your research has been approved, a copy of the IRB approval letter should also be sent to the DMin project coach for the student's file in the Doctor of Ministry office.