Welcome to the Graduate School of Ministry

The Graduate School of Ministry provides training for individuals who sense God’s call to ministry. These university model degree programs are designed to prepare students to impact culture through practical ministry in the church, community, and world. The mission of the Graduate School of Ministry integrates biblical foundations of Christian faith and values with professional academic studies. The goal of the Graduate School of Ministry is to develop lifelong ministry scholars and practitioners, thus supporting Dallas Baptist University’s mission of producing effective servant leaders who serve throughout the world with distinction.

Graduate Degrees

Children's Ministry

Prepares students for the enormous privilege of helping children realize a personal...

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Christian Counseling

Provides both a theological and a counseling foundation, integrating biblical principles...

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Christian Ministry

Explores general concepts of ministry to equip students for a lifetime of service in a variety...

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Chaplaincy Program

Education Ministry Leadership

Provides a multifaceted approach to education...

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Family Ministry

Equips students to minister to the whole family. Servant leaders with a heart for...

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Global Leadership

Combines a ministry focus with a globalization dynamic that widens opportunities for...

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Theological Studies

Combines a classical graduate theological education with practical ministry...

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Worship Studies

Allows students to participate in a Christ-centered, holistic study of Christian worship in...

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Ministry Fellowship Program

The Ministry Fellowship Program at Dallas Baptist University delivers comprehensive, accredited, and fully transferrable graduate classes to participants in church residency programs through courses in the Graduate School of Ministry.

Residents who complete the required courses will earn an Advanced Certificate from DBU in their respective field of ministry and may directly transfer courses into a master's degree.

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Church Resources

DBU partners with local churches to offer them several resources to support them in ministry.