Doctor of Ministry in Congregation & Family Care
Bethel University – MN

Program Details

The online Doctor of Ministry in Congregation & Family Care program is designed for students who want to further their skills in group, individual, and family pastoral care.  You will learn how to become a transformational leader who is able to address the issues that churches and ministries encounter.  This is a self-directed concentration that emphasizes crucial aspects of pastoral care.  Students will learn to address deeper issues surrounding pain and suffering while exploring the most common spiritual, mental health, and relational issues encountered in ministry.  Courses help students plan appropriate strategies for care and guidance; examine how their own spiritual, emotional, mental, theological, and cultural formation affects their ministries; and practice contextualization and theological reflection.

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Bethel University – MN is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program requires a 1-2 week on-campus intensive each year.