Doctor of Ministry
Emory University

Program Details

The Candler School of Theology at Emory University offers an online Doctor of Ministry.  This program is designed for candidates with three years of ministerial experience who hold a master’s degree in Divinity.  Coursework is paced over a three-year period, allowing you flexibility to balance your career with learning.  Four visits to campus are required, one of which is the presentation of a capstone project at the culmination of the degree.  There are two tracks of specialization, depending upon your interest and career goals:

  • Church Leadership and Community Witness
  • Biblical Interpretation and Proclamation


  • MDiv degree from an ATS-accredited institution
  • 3 years of ministerial experience beyond MDiv
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges