Doctor of Philosophy with a Women's Ministry Minor

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.

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. 4 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. 4 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. 4 hours.

WOMIN 8014 Advanced Research in Women's Ministry
This seminar will focus on research in the field of woman-to-woman ministry. 4 hours.