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Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry, 100% online program, will sharpen your ministry skills. By helping you to develop a deeper understanding of biblical principles and strategies so you can serve effectively in a variety of pastoral roles. You will have the opportunity to interact with an array of well-known church leaders and increase your understanding of the purpose and goals of ministry. Your Master of Divinity will provide you with the basis for success through this doctoral program.
*Optional Intensives are available
Students pursuing the Doctor of Ministry must select a specialization. Explore information about each specialization below.
Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Studies, 100% online program, provides you with an in-depth, well-rounded exploration into foundational biblical principles that will enhance your understand and application of the gospel to your passion and career. You will receive an opportunity to integrate apologetics, theology, and biblical principles into a degree that will enhance your articulation and communication skills.
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Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Chaplaincy, 100% online program, is designed to enhance your understanding and your heart for the chaplaincy field. You will experience practical theories and applications designed to build on your understanding and skills in chaplaincy.
Available Fall 2018
Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Church Revitalization, 100% online program, will directly touch on issues related to Biblical/Christian worldview and will call on you to think Biblically and critically on how Biblical leadership and revitalization can impact your church or ministry. You will build on skills integral to addressing issues and develop a framework with which to communicate a Biblical/Christian worldview.
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Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Discipleship, 100% online program, is designed to provide you with the tools and skills to be a more effective leader in ministry by providing you with the continued foundation in theology, evangelism, and leadership. You will explore discipleship and outreach techniques and address how they will best apply to your ministry.
Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Evangelism and Church Planting, 100% online program, will train you through an in-depth look at the principles of evangelism and the history of church planting. In this program, you will learn how to effectively carry out the Great Commission and are prepared to lead and grow your own church plant.
Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching, 100% online program, will train you to effectively teach and preach the Gospel across a variety of mediums and platforms. Through this program, you will learn how to use homiletics in both the traditional church setting as well as in small groups, through instructional videos, and online media.
Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Counseling, 100% online program, will equip you with the knowledge needed to address the mental, emotional, and spiritual struggles of the heart and mind. This program will not equip you for a counseling licensure, but it will provide you with the tools and skills to successfully identify and navigate counseling best practices in a church or ministry setting.
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Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership, 100% online program, will equip you with the knowledge and skills pertinent to carrying out an effective ministry. You will investigate various ministry paradigms and in turn evaluate their own approach in order to better focus their vision and solidify their outreach goals.
Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Theology and Apologetics, 100% online program, enhances your understanding of theology and apologetics through research, practical application, and communication. You will have the opportunity to explore the integration of theology and apologetics through a lens of ministry perspective.
Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry in Worship, 100% online program, will equip you to effectively apply biblical principles to all aspects of worship. You will learn how to help prepare people’s hearts to enter the presence of God through a variety of studies that equip you to identify and address specific church needs as they relate to worship.