A New Level of Ministry Excellence

The Doctor of Ministry is a 31-hour advanced degree program designed for those in active vocational ministry (and have a ministry-related master’s degree from an accredited institution) seeking further training to serve at a new level of excellence in ministry. The program will be no fewer than three and no greater than six academic years.

Entering students must understand the high level of commitment that is required to actively participate in this degree program year round for this period of time. Throughout the degree plan of study, students will acquire new ideas, tools, strategies and techniques that will increase effectiveness and expand opportunities within current and future roles.

  • Fully Online

  • Modified Residency

At a glance

  • 31

    Credit Hours

  • 3-6

    years to complete

Program Courses

Program Schedule

First Semester:

  • Program Orientation (1 hour)
  • 1st Seminar 8X0X (3 hours)
  • Contextualized Learning Experience (CLE) 8111 (2 hours)

Second Semester:

  • The Minister as Person and Professional (3 hours)
  • 2nd Seminar 8X0X (3 hours)
  • Integrative Theology Workshop (2 hours)

The best part of my time as a DMin student was being able to study alongside other pastors and ministry leaders in a similar degree concentration, and sharpen one another in the classroom and within our own ministry contexts. We developed a camaraderie that built lasting friendships in ministry.

Ryan Martin

DMin Alumnus

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact the DMin Office

Request Info