Doctor of Philosophy with a Women’s Ministry Minor

Research Doctoral Studies

Doctor of Philosophy with a Women’s Ministry Minor

Preparing specialized professionals for various aspects of leadership in Christian education

Female students who desire to contribute to the field of women’s ministry have the opportunity to pursue a women’s ministry minor as a part of their degree.

Degree Highlights

  • 5 classes
  • Provides advanced studies in the field of woman-to-woman ministry

The Doctor of Philosophy degree of the Jack D. Terry School of Educational Ministries began in 1924 and is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation. The Terry School of Educational Ministries’ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree is designed specifically for the preparation of highly specialized and competent professionals for leadership and teaching in the local church and in other ministry settings. The Ph.D. degree is conferred on the basis of high scholarship and research skill demonstrated by the student’s work during the period of research, examinations, and dissertation. Students enrolled in the program follow the current Doctor of Philosophy Handbook, which is also provided by the Research Doctoral Studies Office.


Student Testimony

Courses within the Minor

WOMIN 7614 – Ministry to Women

Students will research program design for the ministry to women in a local church and create a course appropriate for teaching the introductory women’s ministry course in higher education. The created course will include a biblical foundation, leadership principles and women’s ministry in praxis.
Four hours.

WOMIN 7624 – Women, Development and Contemporary Issues

This seminar will provide a focused study on the physical, emotional, spiritual and mental development of women through the adult life cycle. Research and study of the current issues impacting women and women’s ministry will be included with a view of offering a biblical response.
Four hours.

WOMIN 7644 – Theology of Women’s Ministry

This seminar will examine the relationship of biblical womanhood to and the impact of feminism on women’s ministry in the local church.
Four hours.

WOMIN – 8004 Advanced Readings in Women’s Ministry

This seminar will focus on readings in the field of woman-to-woman ministry.
Four hours.

WOMIN 8014 – Advanced Research in Women’s Ministry

This seminar will focus on research in the field of woman-to-woman ministry.

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