"Where Vision Becomes Mission"



Our Doctor of Philosophy in Ministry (PHD.Min) program is the highest professional degree for Christian leaders engaged in vocational ministry and is designed to increase ministry effectiveness, while focusing primarily on the practical outworking of Christian ministry supported by academic research. This program will help Christian leaders develop a deeper understanding of biblical principles and strategies so they can serve more effectively in their leadership roles. Students entering the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) program must be at least 35 years of age, must have at least 7 years of verifiable leadership experience as a Pastor or Ministry Leader, must have at least a Masters Degree in a ministry-related field of study (i.e. Christian Education, Ministry, Theology, Biblical Studies, Divinity, Christian Counseling, etc.) with at least 174 semester hours of study, a minimum 3.0 GPA, must be a licensed/ordained minister in good standing, and have three ministry references in order to be considered for acceptance into this program of study. Students will be required to complete chapter summaries and/or answer discussion questions at the end of each chapter with at least 300 words and complete a final written assignment (thesis) of at least 10,000 words to successfully complete this program of study.

8 Courses
32 Semester Hours


Unit One

  • The Missional Leader
  • Making Friends and Making Them Count
  • The World's Religions
  • Biblical Basis of Christian Counseling

Unit Two

  • Leadership Challenge
  • Multiply (Disciples, Making Disciples)
  • A Theology of Liberation
  • Effective Biblical Counseling


By Mail

  • $130.00 - per course
  • $1040.00 - full tuition