Doctor of Ministry / Chaplain Ministry & Leadership
Regent University

Program Details

Earn your Doctorate of Ministry from Regent University 100% online.  This terminal degree will give you advanced leadership skills integrating philosophy, theory, critical-thinking and the Bible. Gain skills that allow you to serve in a wide range of organizations, including:

  • Military
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Public safety
  • Sports organizations
  • Educational institutions
  • Corporate organizations
  • Disasater relief and nonprofit sectors

You can opt to complete this degree 100% online, or participate in an on-campus residency component.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Regent University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

Students are required to attend an on-campus seminar of 1 to 1.5 weeks for each core course, while completing substantial pre- and post-session assignments at home.

  • An applicant must have:
    • Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree (or equivalent theological master's degree of at least 72 credit hours) from an ATS accredited, graduate institution OR a M.Div. equivalency of 72 credit hours of graduate-level coursework, with at least 48 credit hours being graduate-level theological studies courses
  • Current activity in a church or parachurch ministry context
  • A minimum of 3 years of significant ministry experience; experience must be gained following the completion of 72 credit hours of graduate coursework