Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Degree2018-10-15T16:48:15+00:00

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Degree

DMin Degree Ranked Top Ten Most Affordable

On Campus Only

36 Credit Hours – 2 Years (avg.)

MDiv/Thesis Not Required

No Prior Pastoral Experience Required

Upon completion of the Doctor of Ministry program, the graduate should be able to:

  1. Evaluate their self-awareness and other-awareness to illuminate their leadership strengths and weaknesses for deeper Christ formation and action;
  2. Investigate the Need and the value for ministry formation and initiate a paradigm for collective accountability and ministry strength in their community;
  3. Investigate the local churches’ alignment with God’s missional nature and design a model whose administrative infrastructure facilitates the missional church;
  4. Evaluate the local church’s status and role as part of the wider globalized church;
  5. Synthesize globalized trends and God’s heart for the nations to formulate innovative solutions within their spheres of influence; and
  6. Formulate and use enhanced competencies in socio-economic, social, and cultural analysis to create practice ways of serving the local and global communities.

Potential Career Options with a Doctor of Ministry Degree

    • Senior Church Administrator
    • Senior Pastor
    • Lead/Associate Pastor
    • Youth Pastor
    • Missionary
    • Evangelist
    • Church Planter
    • Discipleship Pastor

Benefits of the Doctor of Ministry Degree

By earning your doctoral degree from an accredited, nonprofit university, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within your field. Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs is ranked Top Ten in the country, with no out of state tuition. While many other colleges have raised tuition, SFBC has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. The Doctor of Ministry program is designed to provide the highest professional education in various areas of ministry for students who are engaged in ministry. It seeks to provide our students with transformative formation, global theologizing, and effective engagement in multi-cultural ministry.