ANDERSON UNIVERSITY TO LAUNCH DOCTOR OF MINISTRY DEGREE
Anderson University will soon begin
accepting applications for the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program, the
University’s first doctoral program. This step is in response to the decision
by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools (SACS-COC) to grant Anderson University status as a “Level V”
institution, opening the door to doctoral programs at AU. SACS is the regional accrediting
body for colleges and universities in the South.
Doctor of Ministry is a professional doctoral degree focused primarily on the
practice of ministry. The D.Min. program at Anderson University will be
delivered through a hybrid approach, involving independent and online study,
three week-long seminars on site, three event-based seminars, and development
and implementation of a significant ministry project and subsequent
D.Min. at Anderson University will have a focus on biblical preaching,”
explains Dr. Michael Duduit, Dean of the College of Christian Studies. “Our
goal will be to help pastors and other church leaders enhance their preaching
and communication efforts to become even more effective as proclaimers of
will participate in three one-week summer seminars over a three-year period;
two of those will be on the Anderson University campus, and one will be in
another city, drawing on leaders and resources in that area. Students will also
participate in three seminars linked to one of two events sponsored by AU’s
College of Christian Studies: the John A. Broadus Lectures on Preaching in
January or the National Conference on Preaching in May.
for the program will be accepted beginning July 1. A limit of 15 D.Min.
students per year will be accepted, in order to provide maximum support for
each participating student. For information contact the College of Christian
Studies at (864) 328-1809, or visit www.auministry.com.
Anderson University is a
comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention
offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier (top
21) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of 68 “Up and Coming” schools to watch in
America,” by U. S. News & World
Report. It is the #1 “Up and Coming” school in The South according to that
publication. Anderson has also
been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,” Located in The Upstate
region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson
University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.