Program Competencies and Outcomes
The Doctor of Ministry program seeks to develop the person, knowledge, and practice of its students. While the program is structured around certain areas of concentration, there are competencies we feel are important to evaluate as outcomes for all students. The following are those program outcomes.
DMin Program Learning Outcomes
- Critically reflect on, articulate, and apply biblically based principles and values for excellence in mission and ministry.
- Conduct research and implement an intervention in response to ministry challenges and trends in a glocal context, related to the primary field of service.
Integrate knowledge and skills acquired into an effective ministry practice and evaluate the resultant impact on one’s personal experience and ministry.
Primary Educational Objectives
- Develop deeper biblical spirituality.
- Experience enrichment of personal and family life.
- Intensify commitment to ministry.
- Develop an Adventist perspective of evangelism, mission, and ministry.
- Experience positive collegial relationships.
- Develop a global view of society and ministry.
- Gain theoretical knowledge that contributes to advanced ministry.
- Develop an understanding of the biblical model of servant leadership.
- Be able to evaluate ministerial practices through theological reflection.
- Be able to use appropriate tools to analyze the needs of churches and communities.
- Develop skills that facilitate more effective ministry.
- Be able to articulate theological and theoretical understandings that advance global ministry.
- Develop habits of study that contribute to lifelong learning.
- Meet concentration-specific outcomes based on the program outcomes.