Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

1044 Alta Vista Road
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Louisville
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40205
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800-264-1839
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Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary is called by God through the church to educate men and women to participate in the redemptive ministry of Jesus Christ in the world.

The Seminary is a community that affirms and trusts the ever-faithful presence and activity of the triune God. Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we confess the Scriptures to be the unique and authoritative witness to God's redemptive love for the world.

We are committed to an ecumenical vision of the Body of Christ. We recognize the wholeness of the church's mission, respect the cross-cultural character of Christian ministry in the world and support continuing efforts at interfaith dialogue and practice.

The Seminary's student body and faculty represent 15 different faith traditions, predominantly from Presbyterian, Methodist and Baptist denominations.
FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATION MASTER'S DEGREE D.MIN. PH.D. ADMISSION AND DEADLINES TAKE A TOUR
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D.MIN. PROGRAMS
General Description:
The Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degree at Louisville Seminary is a structured program of lifelong learning designed for those who are seekingA renewal of a sense of vocation to ministry, A commitment to excellence in pastoral work and academic study. A supportive and safe group of colleagues with whom one can learn and grow. An opportunity to do genuine advanced academic study of the cutting edge of theological biblical, theological and practical bases of ministry A chance to join the Louisville Seminary learning community in exploring the experience of ministry in varied contexts. At Louisville, the D.Min. is designed with enough structure to help a busy religious leader negotiate the academic requirements, and with enough flexibility to pursue individual needs and interests. In the first two years of the program, students stay with a continuing learning group through four seminars of one or two weeks duration. New learning groups are formed in January of each year. Each seminar is team taught by a resident LPTS professor and a seasoned pastor adjunct professor. Advanced courses and a learning project in ministry complete the requirements for the degree.
Academic Prerequisites:
This is an advanced professional program for those with a Master of Divinity degree and at least three years of post-M.Div. ministerial experience.
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