Doctor of Ministry in Leadership & Creative Communication
Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Program Details

Southwestern Assemblies of God University offers an online Doctor of Ministry in Leadership & Creative Communication.  This is designed for students with ministry experience that want to advance their knowledge and careers.  Students need to have broad-based work in theology, biblical studies, and church ministry to qualify for the program along with a Master of Divinity degree.

Admitted students have access to the University’s technology support, resources, and facilities, as well as a Project Advisor during the research part of the program.  SAGU also creates an environment that strengthens your faith and mind, integrating faith and learning.  This program uses a cohort model so you will move through the prescriptive program with the same cohort.


Students are required to travel to campus for cohort meetings three times throughout this program.

  • Master of Divinity degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Recommendation from minister
    • Licensed or ordained ministers in good standing with the Assemblies of God or other recognized denominations may skip this requirement
  • Recommendation from college faculty member or administrator
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

School Accreditation Statement

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation,Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges