Doctor of Ministry – Worship

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Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) in Worship

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Enhance Your Experience, Knowledge, and Ability to Lead Believers in Worship

Full-time ministry is a rewarding career path filled with joys and challenges in reaching out to local, national, and global communities. The D.Min. in Worship degree will enhance your experience and knowledge as well as add more complex concepts to provide you an edge in the field of worship ministry. Not only will you learn how to help prepare people’s hearts to enter the presence of God through a variety of studies but also become equipped to identify and address specific church needs as they relate to worship.

As the highest and most prestigious ministry-based degree that a student can earn in the School of Divinity, our D.Min. program seeks to provide a quality educational experience. Liberty’s Doctor of Ministry in Worship is available in a flexible and affordable, 100% online program format. This means you can continue investing in the people and things that are important to you while advancing your ministry and education.

What Will You Learn in Liberty’s D.Min. in Worship?

  • The art of leading worship
  • The theology of worship
  • The relationship between a pastor and worship leader

You will study the collaboration of a worship leader and head pastor, other staff members, musicians, performers, and the congregation as a whole. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to attend an intensive which provides the opportunity to create relationships and professional contacts with like-minded individuals through peer and professor interactions on our Central Virginia campus.

Potential Careers for D.Min. in Worship Graduates

Our training for worship will equip you to apply biblical principles efficiently as a:

  • Choir director
  • Church planter
  • Evangelist
  • Lead/associate pastor
  • Military chaplain
  • Missionary
  • Senior church administrator
  • Senior pastor
  • Worship leader
  • Youth pastor

Highlights of Our D.Min. Program

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online Doctor of Ministry in Worship from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity has been accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity degree has been approved by ATS and has met rigorous accreditation standards, so you can feel confident that your degree is both academically excellent and well-respected among churches, ministries, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Your ministry matters – so when you take 7-15 credit hours per semester in your divinity program, you’ll pay a discounted block rate of $2,750. It’s our way of supporting all you do to serve others.
  • Electronic textbooks are provided for many divinity courses* all for one convenient fee. To continue our mission of providing affordable education, this fee is waived for students who enroll by Summer 2024 D-term.
  • The majority of tuition for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete our D.Min. in Worship degree online in just 2 years!

*Electronic textbooks are not provided for courses that fall under departments outside the School of Divinity.

Military Tuition Discount

We want to help you find the doctoral degree you want — at a price you’ve earned. As a thank-you for your military service, Liberty University offers eligible current and former service members like you or your spouse multiple pathways to earn a doctoral degree for only $300/credit hour. Here’s how:

  • If you’re earning or have earned a master’s degree through Liberty, you automatically qualify for the low price (when you begin within 2 years of your master’s completion).
  • If you haven’t earned a graduate degree through Liberty, our Executive Certificate program allows you to pay only $300/credit hour for a postgraduate certificate that can stand alone or potentially count as the first 21 hours of a related doctoral degree. Then pay just $300/credit hour for your doctorate. Learn more!

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30

Credit Hours

Available Online

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Jun 24, 2024

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