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Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Degree

Ranked Top 10 Most Affordable

Award-Winning Online Synchronous Program

36 Credit Hours – Accredited

Ministerial Experience Required

MDIV Or Equivalency Is Required

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Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Degree

Ranked Top 10 Most Affordable

Award-Winning Online Synchronous Program

36 Credit Hours – Accredited

Ministerial Experience Required

MDIV Or Equivalency Is Required

The Doctor of Ministry Degree (D.Min.) with Two Specializations

The Doctor of Ministry degree offers advanced leadership training for men and women with the aim of equipping them for enhanced impact in ministry and service. In this program, students become part of an ecumenical community that engages in depth with vital issues pertaining to the life and role of the Church. Together, students interact with the scholarship of leading Christian academics and practitioners who are engaging theologically with a variety of issues. Core classes address topics pertaining to the vitality of the Church in the areas of administration, spiritual formation, faithful Christian witness, and the demonstration of biblical justice. The D.Min. specializations offer 1) deeper engagement with missional pastoral leadership in the contemporary context (Missional Pastoral Leadership) and 2) equipping for ministry within a globalized context (Global Engagement). The D.Min. degree is 36 credit hour program designed to be completed within 3 years.

Graduates of our online Doctor of Ministry degree will have a terminal doctorate credential that may provide opportunities to publish academic research and pursue college-level teaching, as well as serve in a senior ministry leadership role. Students who complete the ministry leadership area of study for the online D.Min. degree will be especially effective in leadership and administration roles in Christian ministries and churches, as well as ministry trainers and teachers. These skills may also make students eligible for university-level and seminary teaching.

Benefits of the Doctor of Ministry Degree

By earning your doctoral degree online from an an accredited, nonprofit institution whose online programs are ranked in the top ten of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within your field.

Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs is ranked Top 10 in the country, with no out of state tuition, and accepts Military Benefits. While many other colleges have raised tuition, SFBC has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit institution.

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