Doctor of Ministry

The Doctor of Ministry (DMIN) is a professional doctoral degree designed to enrich religious leaders in traditional and non-traditional settings, to deepen their understanding of and commitment to ministry, and to refine its practice. The program’s mission is “to develop leaders for communities of faith and to equip women and men for ministries and vocations that provide personal religions and social transformation.” It provides men and women with the opportunity to pursue advanced study in Christian Life and Ministry by research in the Context of professional practice, with supporting specialized coursework. It is designed for those who seek to expand their own understanding and develop new knowledge in such an areas for professional reasons and, additionally for academic, vocational and/or personal reasons.

B.D./M.Div. or its equivalent from a recognized University/body

Course of Study
The Course of the DMIN program consists of 16 credits for Course work and 20 credits of Research work. The Duration of the program is 3 years.

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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