Pastoral Care and/or Counseling
Dr. Jerome Stevenson and Dr. Thomas Francis
This unique Doctor of Ministry Program is designed to empower and inform clergy who want to focus their ministry on pastoral care and/or counseling. The student will meet in focus groups on the Dayton campus of United at least twice per year in a week-long Intensive, and will meet in between these Intensives for four days of peer session with their mentor.
It will have two foci: The student will participate in the appropriate session for either pastoral or counseling certification. The overall objective of this program is to help the student to focus on a project conducive to his/her context of ministry.
Each student must have completed one unit of CPE or be enrolled in an accredited program to be completed within the next 24 months.
Each student must have completed the required coursework in an accredited program with a M.Div. degree or equivalent in Pastoral Care and Counseling.
All fees for these requirements will be paid by the student in addition to United tuition and fees. Federal student loans are available through our Financial Aid office.