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Program Details

The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) degree perfectly suits professionals who serve the church in congregational ministries, institutional chaplaincies, counseling ministries, mission agencies, parachurch organizations or other ministry platforms requiring advanced leadership skills. You will gain both spiritual and professional growth while you obtain new critical and analytical thinking tools to help tackle your important areas of need in ministry.

Specialize in:

  • Christian Leadership & Renewal
  • Clinical Pastoral Education
  • Community Transformation
  • Military Ministry
  • Ministry Leadership Coaching


Master's degree in same academic discipline, or closely related field, from a regionally accredited or approved institution (highly recommended to complete program from ATS-approved seminary or MDiv equivalent); Official transcripts (minimum 3.0 GPA); Signed DMin Study Agreement; Resume reflecting 3 years of significant ministry leadership and experience; Clergy recommendation; Community Life form; Personal goals statement; Writing samples.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)


Students must attend on-campus seminar of 1 to 1.5 weeks per each core course.