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Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

This is your invitation to consider advanced studies in Columbia Theological Seminary's Doctor of Ministry program. This leadership development program designed for experienced pastors of any denomination who are currently engaged in ministry in US and other North American or Caribbean settings.

Usually completed in four years, Columbia Seminary's DMin allows students to focus their research and studies in one of the following areas of concentration:

The program of study begins with an introductory seminar hosted on our Decatur, GA campus near Atlanta specific to the student's area of concentration, and culminates with the completion of a research project that focuses on renewal in ministry for the larger church and includes a significant research paper to report on their findings.

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Click here for more information about the overall DMin degree program. You may also contact Dr. Kevin Park, Associate Dean of Advanced Professional Studies by email at or by phone at 404-687-4533 to arrange a visit to our campus in Decatur near Atlanta, GA.