The purpose of this degree is to prepare students for top-level leadership in religious education for seminaries, publishing agencies, social service agencies, and denominational organizations. The studies in Doctor of Religious Education are designed for qualifi ed students who are engaged in teaching related ministries. Leaders in the fi eld of education take roles in a superintendent, principal, curriculum director, instructional supervisor, or university administrator
To graduate, a student must
Successful graduates of the program will be awarded a degree in Doctor of Religious Education.
Students are usually expected to complete the program in 5 years. The maximum time frame allowed for students to complete a program is 150% of the normal program length, namely 7 and 1/2 years for the Doctoral programs. An extension may be granted for special circumstances