Liberty University’s 100% online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Next Generation Ministry can help prepare you to reach the pinnacle of both your education and your ministry — from working with young people in a youth group or college students who are eager to step into the world. The Ed.D. in next generation ministry is designed for you to be able to evaluate and implement different ministry and educational strategies in order to best reach young people. Students in this program want to hone in on their ministry skills, seek to work with the next generation, and have strong research and analytical abilities. This program is for students who are excited to work in industries like nonprofit organizations, private organizations, ministry and church organizations, Christian schools, and postsecondary institutions. Some careers that graduates of Liberty’s Ed.D. in next generation ministry may enjoy include college professor, ministry leader, youth pastor, lead pastor, and Christian school administrator.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)
School Accreditation & Licensing
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Official College Transcript(s)