Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

Admission Requirements

  1. Apply online or download an application for admission and submit it via mail.
  2. A $50.00 application fee will be assessed at time of application.
  3. Official college transcripts (sealed, unopened copy).
  4. Possess a regionally or nationally accredited Master of Divinity degree (or its equivalent) with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing.
  5. TOEFL scores for students who speak English as a second language (score of 600 paper-based test; 250 computer-based test; 80 internet-based test).
  6. Submit Contact Information for recommendations from two current colleagues in the ministry.
  7. Submit a Professional Vita showing:
    • Three years of experience in full-time ministry after receiving the Master of Divinity degree.
    • Experience must be pastoral in nature (pastor, assistant pastor, youth pastor, missionary etc) and must be connected to a church body.
  8. A current place of ministry where you can successfully carry out a ministry-related project.
  9. Statement of Purpose (300-word minimum) defining a student's ministry and goals for developing a Thesis Project to improve his ministry or related area.
  10. Ecclesiastical endorsement indicating the agreement of the church (or employing organization) with your participation in the Doctor of Ministry program.
  11. Submit the School of Divinity Questionnaire.

Official College Transcript Policy

An acceptable official college transcript must be issued directly from the institution in a sealed envelope with a signature across the back. If you have one in your possession, it must meet the same requirements.


Contact Information

1(800) 424-9595

(888) 301-3577


Liberty University Online Admissions Verification
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24515

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