Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Degree

Ranked Top 10 Most Affordable

36 Credit Hours – Accredited

On Campus Only 

MDiv/Thesis Not Required

No Prior Pastoral Experience Required

If you are looking for the highest level of Ministry training in a practical ministry setting, SFBC’s Doctor of Ministry will give you the in-depth doctoral training you need! SFBC’s Doctor of Ministry is designed to deepen your understanding of Biblical themes and teaching so you can effectively serve in a pastoral role.

SFBC’s D.Min. offers an in-depth faith-based curriculum to prepare you for a variety of Biblical teaching and leadership roles in the real world of ministry. You will learn from experienced church leaders and Biblical scholars in SFBC’s seminary as you complete your D.Min. degree.

Whether your goal is to work in youth ministry, as a lead pastor, or planting churches overseas, SFBC’s Doctoral Degree can equip you with the in-demand skills you will need to thrive in your ministry career.

Potential Career Options with a Doctor of Ministry Degree

    • Pastoral Counselor
    • Lead/Associate Pastor
    • Youth Pastor
    • Discipleship Pastor

Benefits of the Doctor of Ministry Degree

By earning your doctoral degree from an accredited, nonprofit institution, 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 countrywith no out of state tuition. While many other colleges have raised tuition, SFBC has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit institution. 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.