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Doctor of Ministry / Clinical Pastoral Education

Program Details

The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program is an ideal professional and terminal degree that emphasizes senior-level leadership tools and the transforming power of the Holy Spirit. You will engage in a tailor-made program that leverages high-impact education and maximum practical application in a multidenominational, ethnically diverse setting. You also will explore how to accurately discern vision, mobilize others to fulfill that vision and act as a catalyst for renewal. The Clinical Pastoral Education concentration will prepare you to become a highly trained professional in institutional chaplaincy.

Requirements

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 completed either of the following:
    • Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree (or equivalent theological master's degree of at least 72 credit hours) from an ATS accredited, graduate institution
    • M.Div. equivalency of 72 credit hours of graduate-level coursework, with at least 48 credit hours being graduate-level theological studies courses
  • A cumulative master's degree GPA of at least 3.0
  • 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
  • High intellectual achievement and scholarship as evidenced by college transcripts and the applicant's writing sample
  • spiritual maturity, integrity of character and willingness to grow as a leader
  • Personal goals consistent with the mission of Regent University
  • A positive recommendation from a clergy member
  • Submit a professional resume or curriculum vitae that highlights your senior-level ministry and leadership experience

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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