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Diploma of Christian Ministry (DCMin)

Diploma Outcomes

Graduates with the Diploma of Christian Ministry will be trained to:

  1. Serve the Lord from a solid foundation of Bible knowledge.
  2. Understand the doctrines of the Christian faith from an evangelical perspective.
  3. Serve in the local church in such ways as teaching, leading worship, and shepherding.
  4. Share the gospel in one’s home culture.
  5. Put into practice the principles of spiritual growth.
  6. Exercise ministry skills learned through a field practicum.
  7. Understand a number of general subject areas from a Christian perspective.


  • Part-time
  • Full-time

Program Description

The Diploma of Christian Ministry (DCMin) is a 60 credit hour undergraduate program designed to equip church leaders and other Christian ministers with the necessary tools to serve Christ effectively.

Requirements and Completion

  1. Applicants should be age 22 or older
  2. The prerequisite for this diploma is a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  3. A total of 60 credit hours is required for the completion of the diploma

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Diploma of Christian Ministry (DCMin)
Biblical & Theological Studies
1B1311Old Testament Survey3
1B2311New Testament Survey3
1B3321Bible Backgrounds
1B3331Bible Interpretation3
1H1312Christian Heritage3
1T1311Christian Theology3
Applied Ministry
1P3331Spiritual Development3
1P2311Pastoral Ministries3
1M1311Worship Leadership3
1E2322Teaching Christ-followers3
1E1342Living & Sharing the Gospel3
1P2241Capstone Ministry I2
General Studies
1L3311English Composition 1013
1L3313English Composition 102
1L4311Classics of Christian Literature3
1C1311Intro to Psychology & Counselling3
1C1321Basics of Family Dynamics3
1H3311Western Civilization 101
1H3312Western Civilization 1023
1V1311Public Speaking
1V4301Health & Wellness3
Free Electives10
Total credit hours for Diploma of Christian Ministry (DCMin)60

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