Doctor of Ministry

Person holding Bible in field


The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) is an advanced professional degree. It is designed for ministry professionals who desire to excel in the practice of ministry. Participants are afforded the opportunity for advanced education while remaining active in their local ministries. Potential ministry options include senior pastor, executive pastor, associate pastor, pastoral counseling, youth pastor, missionary, evangelist, college/seminary professor, military chaplain, hospital chaplain, law enforcement chaplain, and discipleship pastor.

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Upon completion of the requirements, the graduate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in assessing and analyzing the effectiveness of a ministry to meet the determined Biblical goals
  • Develop a strategy to initiate and lead a growing ministry in a pluralistic contemporary culture
  • Demonstrate skill in high-level applied biblical research in a significant area of ministry and present it in a professional format
  • Chart a course for lifelong learning and ministry development