About the Program Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
Barry University's Doctor of Ministry program is designed to help experienced ministers develop and apply new academic and pastoral skills within their own ecclesial settings.
Our students are ordained and lay ecclesial ministers from Roman Catholic, Eastern and Greek Orthodox, and Protestant denominations. Students come from a variety of ethnic, socio-economic, geographic, and ministerial backgrounds, promoting quality classroom exchange and enhanced learning.
We are committed to doing all we can to help you finance your education. Barry University participates in federal and state financial aid programs. The Department of Theology and Philosophy offers a discount to graduate students engaged in full-time ministry. Graduate assistantships are sometimes available within the Department.
We invite you to join this community of scholars committed to study, exploration, and service!
Barry University's Doctor of Ministry program offers you a unique educational opportunity by combining the latest knowledge in practical theology with strong faculty support, convenient study options, and a multicultural learning environment.
Why get your D.Min. at Barry?
Faculty ExpertiseBarry's theology and philosophy faculty have the kind of academic knowledge, teaching skills, and practical experience that can truly enrich your life.
Specialized Program ConcentrationBarry's Institute for Hispanic/Latino Theology and Ministry is uniquely equipped to give you the background you need to be an active member of this growing dialogue.
Unparalleled SupportBarry's D.Min. program is designed to give you the support you need to complete the degree and to fully integrate your academic understanding of theology into your ministry.
Areas of InterestYou can focus on an area of interest: Practical Biblical Theology, Practical Sacramental/Liturgical Theology, Practical Systematic Theology, Practical Moral Theology, Health Care Ethics, Institutional and Military Ministry, or, Hispanic/Latino Theology and Ministry.