Statement of Purpose and Vision

The Association for Doctor of Ministry Education shall cultivate discussion, research, and the interchange of information regarding Doctor of Ministry programs with the intent of strengthening them and advancing Doctor of Ministry concerns in theological education by:
1) Encouraging students to think deeply in order to minister effectively;
2) Facilitating collaboration among DMin programs regarding best practices;
3) Creating venues for thoughtful and scholarly discussion of contemporary ministry issues and concerns;
4) Developing consensus in excellence for DMin education;
5) Providing venues for mutual support among DMin directors; and
6) Promoting the Doctor of Ministry degree as an essential contribution to theological education.  All these purposes shall be pursued in regular dialogue with the Association of Theological Schools.

Required Disclosure

The Association for Doctor of Ministry holds affiliate status with The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, but is not an accredited member of the Association