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Advanced Degrees

Master of Theology

The Office of Admissions oversees the application process for the Master of Theology (ThM) program. 

Please consult the catalog for the complete application process and requirements for the ThM program.

For more information:
Office of Admissions 
404-687-4517

Doctor of Ministry

Apply Now for (DMin) Doctor of Ministry

The Office of Advanced Professional Studies oversees the application process for the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program. Basic requirements for admission include the following:

  • Minimum of 3 years of ministerial experience after completion of the MDiv degree

  • Completed application form

  • 3 letters of reference

  • Official transcripts from all previous post-secondary institutions

  • If English is a second language, a passing score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Applications for the DMin program have the following deadlines:

  • Gospel & Culture on May 1
  • Church & Ministry on July 1

Please consult the catalog for the complete application process and requirements for the DMin program.

For more information:
Office of Advanced Professional Studies
404-687-4534

Doctor of Educational Ministry

Apply Now for (DEdMin) Doctor of Educational Ministry

The Doctor of Educational Ministry (D EdMin) program operates under the supervision of Columbia’s Office of Advanced Professional Studies. Applicants for admission must demonstrate the ability to engage in the practices of educational ministry, have superior academic aptitude, and demonstrate a capacity to contribute to the program and benefit by participation in it. Ordinarily, applicants are employed by or hold an official position in educational ministry throughout the duration of their enrollment in the degree program.  To be considered for admission applicants are required to supply the Office of Advanced Professional Studies with:

  • Transcript record of a professional degree in educational ministry (i.e. MRE., MACE., MDiv with demonstrated coursework in educational ministry)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in educational ministry after completion of the first professional degree
  • A completed application form

  • 3 letters of reference

  • Official transcripts from all previous post-secondary institutions

  • If English is a second language, a passing score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Entrance into the program is offered every other year in the fall (Fall 2014, Fall 2016, etc.)  Applications for the next cohort, which is to begin in Fall 2016, will be received September 1, 2014 through April 15, 2016.   Applications will be reviewed as a group after the April 15th deadline.  Students accepted into the cohort will begin studies with the Introductory Seminar scheduled for October 2-14, 2016.

Please consult the catalog for a full description of the complete application process and requirements for the D EdMin program.

For more information:
Office of Advanced Professional Studies
404-687-4534