Doctoral Programs

The Doctoral Programs are advanced academic programs designed for individuals seeking to further their knowledge and skills in the fields of Church ministry, Christian education, and Christian counseling. These programs typically involve in-depth coursework, research, and practical application, and are often geared towards individuals who are already serving in professional roles within the church or other Christian organizations. These programs often require students to complete a dissertation research in order to graduate, and are offered 100% online.

Programs Concentrations

Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program is an advanced professional degree that is designed to equip Christian leaders with advanced knowledge and skills in ministry. This program typically involves coursework in theology, leadership, and practical ministry skills, as well as a capstone project or dissertation. The DMin is designed for experienced ministers who are seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge in order to better serve their churches, communities, and other ministry organizations. The program is typically aimed at pastors, chaplains, missionaries, and other Christian leaders who are looking to take their ministry to the next level.

  • 100% online learning
  • 30 credit hours program
  • Monthly intensive courses
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Doctor of Christian Education (DCE) program is a doctoral level degree designed to prepare students for leadership and teaching roles within the field of Christian education. This program focuses on advanced studies in theology, pedagogy, and educational leadership, and is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively lead and teach in a variety of Christian education settings. Through coursework, research, and practical experience, students in the Doctor of Christian Education program will develop the expertise and competencies needed to impact the lives of others through their teaching and leadership.

  • 100% online learning
  • 30 credit hours program
  • Monthly intensive courses
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Doctor Pastoral Counseling (DPC) program is a professional degree that prepares individuals for leadership roles in the field of Pastoral counseling. It is designed to provide advanced training in the theory and practice of counseling, as well as a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies. The program typically consists of coursework in areas such as counseling theory, ethics, research, and practical skills development, as well as a dissertation requirement. Graduates of the Doctor of Pastoral Counseling program are prepared to work as Pastoral counselors in a variety of settings, including private practices, churches, and other organizations, as well as to serve as leaders and mentors in the field of Pastoral counseling.

  • 100% online learning
  • 30 credit hours program
  • Monthly intensive courses
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Doctoral programs are offered 100% online, anytime and anywhere, complete you studies from the comfort of your home. All intensive courses are completed 100% online with a one month format courses.

Students can enroll any day of the week in one-month-intensive-courses and the course ends within 30 days from the enrollment date.

All intensive courses contains reading content and a final exam or a final research based paper.

Career Opportunities

  • Christian School Principal
  • Christian School Administrator
  • Christian School Teacher
  • Church Education Administrator
  • Associate Pastor
  • Church Planter
  • Christian Counselor
  • Evangelist
  • Lay Leader
  • Missionary
  • Worship Pastor
  • Youth Pastor

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how Christian education shapes patterns of students interaction, the expression of biblical values and norms, and practical ministries as local and global educators.
  • Be able to use a variety of methodological tools to analyze interpersonal, intercultural, and educational trends that structures everyday interactions in both our public and private lives.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the possibilities, problems, and history of discourse and deliberation in education and will be prepared to use their knowledge to work for a just and more humane world.

Transfer Credits to Exodus University

Exodus University is dedicated to saving you time and money by providing easy and fair transfer evaluation for eligible course credit.

Students can transfer to Exodus University up to 75% of credits or up to 22 credits into a Doctoral degree for courses with a grade of C- or higher are generally transferrable.

Admission Requirements

For admission, students are required to:

  1. Complete the online Application at this link;
  2. Submit a copy of transcript from prior college with the Application; and,
  3. Agree with the Terms of  Exodus University.

Featured Courses

General CoursesCreditsNumber
Introduction to Online Learning3UNIV 601
Introduction to Philosophy3UNIV 602
World Civilization3UNIV 603
Character Education3UNIV 604
Leadership Essentials3UNIV 605
Religious CoursesCreditsNumber
Introduction to Theology         3BIBL 711
Christian Apologetics3BIBL 712
The Old Testament3BIBL 713
Christian Religion3BIBL 714
Hermeneutics3BIBL 715
Research CoursesCreditsNumber
Dissertation Prospectus               3DISS 790
Dissertation I3DISS 791
Dissertation II3DISS 792
Dissertation III3DISS 793
Dissertation IV3DISS 794
Dissertation V3DISS 795
Dissertation Defense3DISS 799
Graduation3GRAD 800


Credits  Courses
3            Introduction to Online Learning

Credits  Courses
3            An Introduction to the Bible
3            Biblical Foundation of Ethics

Credits  Courses
3            Dissertation Prospectus
3            Dissertation I
3            Dissertation II
3            Dissertation III
3            Dissertation IV
3            Dissertation V
3            Dissertation Defense


General Core CoursesCreditsNumber
Introduction to Online Learning3EXOD 501
Bible Core CoursesCreditsNumber
An Introduction to the Bible3EXOD 511
Specialization Core CoursesCreditsNumber
Biblical Foundation of Ethics   3EXOD 513
Research Core CoursesCreditsNumber
Dissertation Prospectus3EXOD 901
Dissertation I3EXOD 902
Dissertation II3EXOD 903
Dissertation III3EXOD 904
Dissertation IV3EXOD 905
Dissertation V3EXOD 906
Dissertation Defense3EXOD 907

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Career opportunities

Senior Pastor
Lead Pastor
Executive Pastor
Missionary Pastor
Church Planter
And many more opportunities!

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Doctoral Tuition

Tuition & Fees

Doctoral Programs

The basic costs listed here reflect the average total and are intended to be a planning guide for new students and their parents. As applicable, tuition, costs, and fees are subject to change without notice.

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