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Semiotics & Future Studies

At a Glance:

Doctor of Ministry - Semiotics and Future Studies Track

Semester hours 36
Average completion time 3 years
Cost per credit $546 per hour
$1,650 per 'Advance' intensive (financial aid available)*
Accreditation NWCCU
Location Online
3 intensives in Portland, OR; Cambridge, UK; and Orcas Island, WA
Early application deadline February 1
Final application deadline June 1. Applications accepted after the deadline when cohorts are not filled.

*All stated financial information is subject to change.

Alumni Stories

Brandon Rhodes

Portlander Brandon Rhodes delivers organic vegetables by bicycle. His venture “has the fixings of some stereotype of Portland,” Rhodes admits with a laugh, yet Rolling Oasis Grocers is not a mere Portlandia-esque hipster gig. Rhodes, who holds a D.Min. from GFES, found the inspiration for Rolling Oasis when he clarified his vision as putting down deeper roots in his own Lents neighborhood by connecting his neighbors with nourishing food. Read more

Semiotics is great platform for a lot of different vocational directions. Graduates serve as denominational leaders, pastors of megachurches, Presidents of seminaries, pastors of rural churches, professors, etc. This program prepares students for their next ministry.

Graduates of the Semiotics and Future Studies Doctor of Ministry track will: