Doctor of Ministry at the Toronto School of Theology
The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) program at the Toronto School of Theology is now accepting applications for 2015.
The Doctor of Ministry program at TST is a professional degree with academic rigor, enabling students to base their research on a question stemming from their ministry experience.
The program is designed so students can complete it in as little as four years.In the first stage, students complete coursework, including 3 core D.Min courses, based on an Individual Learning Plan.Once coursework is completed, students write a comprehensive examination and a thesis based on their action research.
The D.Min program is offered in a distance learning model, making it available to students across Canada and beyond.Students come to Toronto for intensive on-campus learning (normally two weeks each spring) and study with their Collaborative Learning Group throughout the year by e-learning.
-An M.Div. or equivalent with a A- average or better, and a baccalaureate degree from a recognized college or university
-3 years of ministry experience (not necessarily in a church setting; para-church organizations and other ministry experience is also considered relevant)
-Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English facility, either by a previous earned degree taken in English or by achieving a satisfactory score on a TOEFL exam.
Computer literacy Please see section 1.4 of the DMin Handbook for the range of software that may be used in the completion of this program. Online study will use the educational platform Blackboard and basic instruction will be offered using this software.
Students will continue to be engaged in a ministry (normally fulltime), which will serve as the ministry base during the course of study.
Wycliffe College offers financial support for those who qualify.
Wycliffe College D.Min Entrance Scholarship
Established by Wycliffe College Board, the D.Min Entrance Scholarship award is available to one incoming Wycliffe College Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.) student beginning in 2015 who has demonstrated financial need.
Amount of the award: The award provides $2,000 per year tuition support for five years. Selection Criteria:Eligible to an entering Wycliffe D. Min Student, accepted by T.S.T beginning in April, 2015.Applications will be judged on academic excellence, the significance of the student’s intended research and the student’s demonstrated financial need. Deadline for Application:January 5, 2015
The application requires the following documentation addressed to the Wycliffe College Bursary Committee:
1)A letter requesting to be considered and setting out the applicant’s purposes in pursuing doctoral studies, the area of proposed study and the significance of this topic for Christian Scholarship and for the life and mission of the Church.