DOCTOR OF MINISTRY

The Doctor of Ministry program at Apex School of Theology is designed to assist the student in five, (5), related competency tracks. Each student will develop a project/dissertation in a selected track. The Program is a three year program:

  • BIBLICAL STUDIES
  • LEADERSHIP
  • THEOLOGY
  • PREACHING
  • CHRISTIAN COUNSELING

ADMISSION PROCEDURES

The Apex School of Theology does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender, age, disability, or veteran status in the administration of any of the policies of ASOT, including admissions, education programs, and financial aid.

  • Complete the application of admission form.

  • Include a $50.00 application fee (non-refundable) along with the application materials. The application will NOT be considered if the fee is NOT included. There will be NO
    EXCEPTIONS
    .

  • Submit the following documents and/or items as part of the application process:

  • Have completed the Master of Divinity degree or its equivalent from an accredited
    school with a minimum grade average of B (3.00 on a 4.00 scale).

  • Submit three (3) letters of recommendation: one each from a supervisor in ministry (Denominational administrator), a past/present professor, and a current colleague in
    ministry. If one is engaged in a non-connectional church, one may submit a letter of recommendation from an appropriate lay person within one's congregation,
    denomination, related or ministry institution.

  • Have completed three years of ministry.

  • Be currently involved in ministry that will be related to the functional major and the
    final document.

  • A 5-8 page personal essay as outlined in the Application Form.

  • Millers Analogies Test (MAT) score. (MAT testing is ONLY necessary for applications
    with a GPA below 2.8)

  • Conditional admission may be allowed for a student who enrolls in the program after
    the published enrollment deadline. This conditional enrollment will be allowed for one
    semester. Such a student will be considered a credit student and must meet all of the requirements for the Doctor of Ministry Program.

Any exceptions to the above admission requirements must be approved by the Dean for Doctoral Studies.

  • Applicants will also be notified by the admissions committee when their application is
    complete or if additional application materials are required for admission. The Doctor
    of Ministry Committee will review all materials submitted, reach an admission decision,
    and notify applicants within thirty (30) days via the United States Postal Service.
    If accepted, a $200.00 matriculation fee must be remitted to ASOT immediately to
    reserve a place in the upcoming semester. This matriculation fee will be applied to
    your tuition.

  • Tuition for the academic year - $4,300.00 * Financial Aid available for qualified applicants.

  • Continuing Matriculation Fee - $300.00: Students not enrolled in the Doctor of
    Ministry Program for an entire academic year are required to pay a matriculation fee
    of $150.00 per session in order to be eligible to continue in the program without the loss of credits earned.

  • Graduation Fee - $400.00: Fee is due when the student successfully defends their dissertation and before graduation. H. Late Registration Fee - $50.00

  • Students are responsible for travel, lodging, and meals during intensives.

  • Students who need additional time to complete the degree requirements beyond the 3 years must pay the fee of $2,000 per year for years 4 and 5.


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Post-Graduate
Studies

Interim Dean:
Dr. Lafayette Maxwell
(919) 572-1625 ext 7018


E-Mail: info@apexsot.edu


DEADLINES

The Apex School of Theology does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,
gender, age, disability, or veteran status in the administration of any of the policies of ASOT,
including admissions, education programs, and financial aid.

ENROLLMENT STATUS

For post graduate work full time status is considered 6 credits hours per semester. All students of
the Apex School of Theology's Doctor of Ministry program are considered full time students.
Students are required to attend all Intensives and Peer Seminars.

CLASSES

The Doctor of Ministry degree at Apex entails 36 credit hours. It consists of 6 Core Courses,
4 Cohort/Track specific courses, selected an taught by the mentors, and the 2 course specialized
dissertation in the field of study.

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*Please see course catalog for most current program paradigm updates*


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