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Doctor of Ministry

The Doctor of Ministry (DMin) is a 30-credit program. It is the premier professional degree for men and women in full-time ministry seeking advanced training and is designed to equip ministry leaders for competencies at the highest level.

The DMin at AGTS is made up of a combination of strategic distinctions unmatched by any other:

  • Convenient schedule with no need to relocate
  • Innovative concentrations for twenty-first-century ministry needs
  • An extraordinary journey of personal transformation
  • Personalized advising and assistance
  • Training in advanced research skills
  • Life-giving networks and support systems
  • Gateway to extensive sets of resources and world leaders
  • Writing Clinics to promote writing toward publication
  • Increased ministry opportunities

Concentrations available in:

  • Missional Leadership
  • Military Chaplaincy
  • Women in Leadership
  • Biblical Preaching
  • Pastoral Care and Family Ministries
  • Self-Design Option

What can you do with a DMin?

The Doctor of Ministry is a professional degree that can expand the participant’s influence in a variety of ministries. Our alumni currently serve in capacities such as:

  • Senior and associate pastoral ministries
  • Cross-cultural missionary
  • Denominational or para-church leadership
  • Teaching practical theology at the college or seminary level
  • Higher education administration
  • Managing military or institutional chaplaincy ministries
  • Campus ministry
  • Church planting
  • Christian counseling
  • Compassion ministries
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What Can the DMin Program Do For You?
(Anonymous quotes from course evaluation forms)

Personal Revitalization

“I haven’t been this excited about the ministry in a long time. I can’t wait to get home and get to work.”

Leadership Influence

“It has helped me to be more reflective and given me much more confidence to lead the church.”

Ministry Excellence

“This is life-changing. It will change the way I coach and the way I organize ministries.”

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