The Doctor of Ministry with a Concentration in Pastoral Ministry continues to build around a core of courses in Bible and Pastoral Ministry. Through it the student is taken to an advance level of study in this field.


Prerequisite for enrollment in this program is an earned Master of Ministry degree (Concentration in Pastoral Ministry) or its equivalent from Bethany or an acceptable college.


To receive this degree, the student must complete the following 54-semester hour program of specified courses beyond the Master’s level:

Bi-504      The Life of Christ – 3SH
Pm-605    Expository Preaching – 3SH
Pm-606    Pastoral Administration – 3SH
Bi-507      Gospel of John – 3SH
Rel-605    Religion in America I – 3SH
Rel-603    World Religions – 3SH
Pm-602    Pastoral Leadership – 3SH
Cc-508      Competent To Counsel – 3SH
Cc-602      Effective Biblical Counseling – 3SH
Bi- 601      Old Testament Exposition – 3SH
Bi- 701      New Testament Exposition – 3SH
Pm-603    Advanced Homiletics – 3SH
Pm-606    Pastoral Administration – 3SH
Hi-501      Christianity Through the Ages – 3SH
Ph-601      Advanced Apologetics I – 3SH
Ph-602     Advanced Apologetics II – 3SH
Pm-711     Pastoral Thesis – 6SH

Total                                                    54SH


Upon successful completion of this doctoral program, the student may be conferred upon the Doctor of Ministry degree with a concentration in Pastoral Ministry.