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Doctoral Programs

We’ve designed each of our Doctoral programs with hand-tailored courses that give you the specific training you need to excel in God’s ministry plan for your life. Browse our Doctoral programs below to see which programs is right for you.


Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
The goal of Carroll’s Doctor of Ministry program is to equip pastors and ministers to practice effective leading-edge ministry in a theologically reflective way. Expert classroom facilitators team with contemporary leading practitioners to help learners to deepen and extend their ministry expertise in an environment of academic excellence. Carroll’s D.Min. program will challenge you to the core of your life and ministry.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
The Ph.D. program is designed to equip persons for vocations of research and teaching in theological schools, colleges, universities, and teaching churches, or for scholarly enhancement of ministerial practice. It also enables students to develop a sense of and a commitment to the vocation of theological scholarship in teaching, learning, and research.