Dominican Center at Marywood

Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Direction (D.Min.) 
Dominican Center at Marywood is under the direction of Sister Diane Zerfas, O.P., and offers a three-phase certification program in spiritual formation, applicable to the degree of Doctor of Ministry with a concentration in Spiritual Direction. Within this Spiritual Formation program, phase one concentrates on the foundations of spirituality, phase two concentrates on practicum, and phase three concentrates on spiritual companioning.
The Spiritual Direction program through the Dominican Center at Marywood fulfills five of the 10 required Units of Study for the D.Min. in Spiritual Direction through the GTF. Students must then complete five required courses through the GTF, complete a Research Methodology writing assignment and develop a doctoral project for submission to the GTF, or attend a residential institute to fulfill the Non-Project Option.  
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)   $16,700
Tuition reflects administrative degree program costs charged by the GTF.  Program costs charged by the PRIME institution are separate and additional and must be paid directly to the PRIME institution. 
Please contact the Bursar of the Graduate Theological Foundation for information about tuition for this degree.
Please contact the PRIME institution for information about program costs. 
Please see the tuition section of the D.Min. program description page for information regarding tuition policies, payment schedules, and payment plan options.
For more information, please contact:
Sisiter Diane Zerfas, O.P.
Dominican Center at Marywood
2025 East Fulton Street
Grand Rapids MI 49503
Tel: (616) 643-0137
Fax: (616) 454-2861
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