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DMin Admissions Requirements

  • Master of Divinity degree or equivalent (master’s degree and sufficient breadth and depth of theological, Biblical, and ministry courses)  from an accredited institution with a minimum B average*
  • Three years of ministry experience following MDiv
  • Current ministry position
  • Basic computer and internet skills
  • Written Personal Statement (5 - 7 double-spaced pages), outlining:
    • Key milestones in your spiritual and vocational journey
    • Description of your current ministry context
    • Your reasons for applying, including specific ways in which you hope to grow and develop
    • Your goals and visions for the future
    • Your research interests or key ministry questions you are interested in exploring
    • Examples of your recent relevant reading and ongoing professional development
  • Documentation
    • Official transcripts from prior degrees
    • Resume including details of educational and ministerial background
    • Academic reference
    • Character reference
    • Letter of Endorsement from your current ministry context
    • Requirements for International applicants

*Applicants without an MDiv, but with another master’s degree, are welcome to inquire about admission. Transcripts will be assessed on an individual basis to evaluate MDiv educational equivalency. We will formulate a customized preparatory study path to enable you to address any deficiencies and meet requirements.

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