Doctor of Ministry

Student Experience: DMin Program

“Earning the DMin was a real confidence builder. It gave me confidence to say 'no,' 'yes,' or 'maybe' in my church. And it helped me to really enjoy being a leader… The DMin experience helped me to better lead a congregation. ”
Kelly Cupples, DMin alumnus

Quick Facts

34 credit hours + thesis

Available at our Denver campus

Our students represent over
50 denominations

Choose from
3 available tracks

Accredited by the Association of Theological Schools

Engage Your World

A Doctor of Ministry degree often provides opportunities for advancement in one’s ministry context and may open up opportunities to teach or work in a variety of educational or denominational settings. Our DMin alumni are serving as:

Church leaders
University and seminary faculty members
Leaders of mission organizations

Program Entrance Requirements

  • Hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Be able to pass an oral examination of knowledge of the Bible, theology, and the arts of ministry (if the master’s degree is not an MDiv)
  • Have at least three years of ministry leadership experience
  • Currently be in a ministry context that allows for application of the concepts learned

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