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Doctor of Ministry


The Doctor of Ministry, offered in partnership with ACTS Seminaries, is a professional degree that will enhance your ministry practice by providing mentored reflection on God and the scriptures as the foundation of your ministry. It helps build your character and spiritual health as a ministry leader and enables you to apply training within your ministry context. You will learn with other senior ministry leaders under the supervision and mentorship of faculty members who all have significant experience in ministry.


There are four elements to the DMin program:


Meet once per year in the fall for on-campus mentored peer learning with faculty and fellow students. The three key themes of the DMin program - God and Theology, Leadership and Context, Mission and Community - are woven through the Mindset event and help structure the work you do throughout the year.


Explore topics relevant to your chosen specialization and the core DMin themes through online problem-based learning. Here you will engage with your faculty mentor and fellow students on a regular basis to develop shared resources that connect the Mindset topics and your thesis-project.


Spend nine days embedded with innovative ministry organizations. Each spring you will join your classmates and faculty mentors in a select Canadian or international location to immerse yourself in a unique local ministry and dialogue with their leaders.


Design an applied thesis-project to advance your understanding of your chosen thesis topic and increase your ministry capacity and competence. You start developing your thesis project right from the start of your studies, to maximize the integration of your thesis with the rest of your program.

Program Type
  • 17 Courses
  • 33 Credit Hours
  • 3-Year Completion Date

> Conventional program allowing for onsite, live-stream and in-context learning options

> Designed to be completed in three years of study while you remain in your ministry context

> This degree is granted conjointly by Trinity Western University

Enhance your ministry practice, build your character, and strengthen your spiritual health with mentored reflection on God and Scripture.

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