Doctor of Ministry

Doctor of Ministry (DMin) – 31 credit hours

Strengthens professional competence in ministry. For experienced Christian leaders
and ministers who have earned a Master of Divinity or equivalent. The program can
be completed in three years while you continue in your ministry. Includes a major research project.

The DMin program offers experienced Christian leaders a platform for spiritual growth and leadership development through focused self-reflection and enriching dialogue with expert professors and fellow doctoral students.

1 of only 10 Canadian DMin Programs

Focused on Developing Practical Ministry Skills

Flexible Scheduling Options Allow You to Remain in the Ministry You Were Called To

Participants Prepare Specialized Dissertations Relevant to Current Ministry Trends

Financial Aid and Grants Available

For entry into the Doctor of Ministry program, applicants must:
Possess a Master of Divinity degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution AND have at least 3 yrs. of full-time ministry experience after the MDiv degree or its equivalent.
Give evidence of the ability to do doctoral level work as indicated by a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in previous graduate study.
Provide 3 personal references.
Complete a DMin application form, written statement, and other required documentation. This includes a personal plan for the completion of the DMin program.
Be proficient in at least 1 biblical language (recommended only); applicants can apply to have this waived.
Submit their application by July 1st in order to begin studies in Fall of that same year. Late applications may be considered pending available space and time.
Applicants, who lack the necessary prerequisites, may be admitted. However, they will be required to complete such prerequisites before joining a cohort and beginning DMin studies.
Applicants accepted into the program have 12 months to begin their first DMin course.
Applicants, for whom English is a second language, must attain a TOEFL score of 100 iBT (with 23 minimum in each category of Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing). They will be required to participate in the English Writing Lab to assist them in the completion of their assignments.
International applicants must present proof of sufficient funds to support him or her during at least the first year of study.
A maximum of 6 semester hours of course work may be transferred from other approved doctoral level programs, providing the course(s) fits the program requirements. Students would still be required to attend all three learning modules, but would be granted auditor status for the credits deemed transferable.