Strengthen your leadership now!
"What are the ultimate aims of Christian ministry and leadership, for transforming lives, communities, and cultures?"
This is a guiding question undergirding our Doctor of Ministry and Doctor of Educational Ministry programs at Virginia Theological Seminary. It points to what really matters
, wherever we are serving - in congregations, schools, colleges, the military, mission field or the larger community.Program OfferingsDoctor of Ministry Ministry DevelopmentEducational LeadershipChristian SpiritualityDoctor of Educational MinistryEducational Leadership
Our D.Min and D.Ed.Min programs are unparalleled in their integration of
interdisciplinary academic rigor, an unflinching challenge for personal growth,
and demanding expansion of skills and habits for the sake of transformational leadership.
You bring knowledge, wisdom, and skill from your ministry. You know your own challenges, strengths, and areas for growth. We honor what you bring to this program. You are treated as an adult professional learner. You contribute to the learning of your cohort through intensive reflections on real situations you have faced.
- Strengthen your ability to read, understand, and shape the life of congregations, schools, universities, and communities of faith
- Renew and clarify your focus for ministry and leadership in your current context
- Develop habits that foster leadership and deeply committed discipleship in yourself and others
- Know and claim afresh what you are trying to achieve in Christ's name, why you are trying to achieve it, and how you can pursue it through transformational ministry, leadership, and mission