The Doctor of Ministry is an advanced professional degree designed to enhance the minister's competency and skill in performing the essential tasks of ministry. Distinguished from academic research programs such as the Ph.D. or Th.D., the primary emphasis of the Doctor of Ministry degree is on excellence in the practice of ministry.
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The Doctor of Ministry is an advanced program oriented toward ministerial leadership.
The D.Min. Process at ACU
Course format and components, course requirements, and candidacy.
A Master of Divinity degree, or its educational equivalent, from an institution accredited by a nationally recognized regional accrediting agency or by the Assocation of Theological Schools (ATS) is required for admission to the program.
View catalog descriptions for each D.Min. course.
See pages 181-182 for Doctor of Ministry program information and page 193 for Doctor of Ministry course descriptions.
Program Cost and Scholarship Information
Program cost and payment options, additional expenses, and scholarships.