Find out more about George Fox University

Doctor of Ministry / Leadership & Spiritual Formation

Program Details

George Fox University offers an online Doctor of Ministry with a special emphasis on Leadership & Spiritual Formation. Students who wish to make a greater impact can learn to deepen their faith, increase their leadership capacity, and create more possibilities for ministry.


This program requires four face-to-face intensives for retreats of 6-8 nights.

  • Possession of the MDiv degree or its 72 graduate semester hour educational equivalent in theology or ministry from an accredited institution
  • Possession of a competitive grade point average as reflected in one’s transcripts
  • Documentation of full-time participation in at least three years of ministry experience following the completion of the MDiv degree (or equivalent)
  • Evidence of the capacity for an advanced level of competence and reflection in the practice of ministry beyond that of the master's level
  • Possession of writing skills sufficient to excel in an ATS-accredited DMin program

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Association for Theological Studies (ATS)

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)