Olivet University's Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies encompasses opportunities for scholarly study by offering the doctoral degree program.

A Word from Our Leadership

Welcome to the Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies, the most recent development of Olivet University, initiated to advance our high calling for Christian leadership training... Read More

Doctoral Areas of Study


  • - General Pastoral Ministry
  • - Intercultural Ministries
  • - Campus Ministry
  • - Other Ministry Programs


There are four phases to the Doctor of Ministry program. Students will be assigned mentors who
will work with them
throughout the process...
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The dissertation is a major piece of independent scholarly research in some field of theological studies, enhancing knowledge beyond the actual state of research in the given area... Read More

Doctoral Colloquium

The Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies hosts a series of colloquia each year bringing together students and faculty from around the world to meet and study... Read More


Last day to drop courses without approval
Sunday, April 27

Last day to apply for Spring quarter Leave of Absence
Monday, April 28

Memorial Day (holiday)
Monday, May 26

Ralph D. Winter Library

Olivet University's Ralph D. Winter Library at Olivet University is envisioned as a world-premier repository for academic and theological resources in multiple formats and languages in service for world mission. Read More