African American Ministry
Newburgh Theological Seminary and College


Newburgh Theological Seminary
Newburgh College of the Bible
The student may pursue either of the following

Master of Arts in African American Ministry - $2,295.00
Ph.D. in African American Ministry - $2,595.00
Tuition does not include cost of books or any seminars.
The Masters Degree requires eight courses or 40 hours of study. Eight of the courses/texts on this page may be chosen.
The Ph.D. degree requires six courses and a dissertation for 50 hours of study. Six of the courses/texts may be chosen from this page.
The dissertation should be from 60 to 120 pages and contain a minimum of twenty references in the Bibliography. This is the minimum.
We expect a student to only do one degree in African American Ministry. We would not encourage a student to do a Masters in African American Ministry and a Ph.D.
If you have a Th.D. or a Ph.D. you may do a second doctorate, dissertation only. Cost is $2,595.00.
If you have a Doctor of Ministry degree you must do at least four courses and the dissertation if your goal is the Ph.D. in African American Ministry. Please select four of the recommended textbooks on this page if you have a DMIN degree and wish to go for the Ph.D.
Possibly, a student would do Biblical studies, Theology, Evangelism, or even a general ministry degree if a combination program is desired. Most of the students who enter this program will be at the Masters or Doctoral level.
The purpose of this degree is to acquaint the student with a broad perspective of African American Ministry. .
The Masters applicant must already have a Bachelor's degree and the Ph.D. candidate must already have a Master's degree. Send your transcript of your prior degree or prior education to Newburgh Theological Seminary, P.O. 1238, Newburgh, Indiana 47629.

Degree Requirements: 40 Hours or Eight Courses
Eight 5-hour courses constitute the thirty (40) hours needed. All coursework is either emailed or sent via USPS
You are allowed up to  four No Travel Seminars or Accelerated Seminars (one must qualify as a core seminar) in the Master's program and three No Travel Seminars in the Doctoral program. Seminars are never required but are an option. A seminar will take the place of a textbook. No Travel Seminars brings the class to your computer and may be watched at your convenience.  Dr. W.G. Harvey presents a seminar on Pastoral Ministries that may count as a core course for this program. This seminar is not required but is available. Please order from the seminar page if you are interested.
You are allowed three electives for this program which can be seminars or textbook selections from any page on this web site.
Email your assignment to: in accordance with the requirements outlined behind the tab labeled "How toSubmit Your Work".
Your books may be ordered at one time, however, Students are encouraged to take one course at a time.
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AAM is for African American Ministry
AAM 600  Martin Luther King History:  The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King Jr. and Clayborne Carson (Paperback - Jan 1, 2001)
AAM 610   Black Church History: The Black Church in the African American Experience by C. Eric Lincoln and Lawrence H. Mamiya (Paperback - Nov 1990)
AAM 620 Black Church Theology:  Practical Theology for Black Churches by Dale P. Andrews (Paperback - Jan 1, 2002)
AAM 630  Doctrinal Preaching:  Doctrine That Dances: Bringing Doctrinal Preaching and Teaching to Life by Robert Smith and James Earl Massey (Paperback - Jan 1, 2008)
AAM 640 Post-Civil Rights Era:  The Black Church in the Post-Civil Rights Era by Anthony B. Pinn (Paperback - April 2002)
AAM 650 Black Church Beginnings:  Black Church Beginnings: The Long-Hidden Realities of the First Years by Henry H. Mitchell (Paperback - Oct 1, 2004)
AAM 660 The Black Church and Social Reform:  Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform by Andrew Billingsley paperback, January 2003
AAM 670 America's Most Effective Black Preachers:  Power in the Pulpit: How America's Most Effective Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons by Cleophus James LaRue (Paperback - Sep 2002)
AAM 680 Social Teachings of the Black Churches:  The Social Teaching of the Black Churches by Peter J. Paris (Paperback - Jun 4, 1998)
AAM 690 The Preaching of Martin Luther King:  The Preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Word that Moved America by Richard Lischer (Paperback - Feb 6, 1997)
AAM 710   A Testimony of Love:  Strength to Love by Martin Luther, Jr. King (Paperback - May 1981)
AAM 720  The Negro Church in America:  The Negro Church in America/The Black Church Since Frazier (Sourcebooks in Negro History) by E. Franklin Frazier (Paperback - Jan 13,
AAM 730  African American Churches and Civic Culture:  New Day Begun: African American Churches and Civic Culture in Post-Civil Rights America by R. Drew Smith (Hardcover - Jul 2003)
AAM 740 The History of the Black Church:  The History of the Black Church (African American Achievers) by Norma Jean Lutz (Paperback - Jun 2001)
Newest course....
AAM 760  Black Church Traditions:  The Traditions of the Black Church and The Preacher, by Dr. Nevalon Mitchell