DMin Church Revitalization Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 23, 2021
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Help Revive the Church with Liberty’s Online Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) in Church Revitalization

Liberty University’s 100% online Doctor of Ministry in Church Revitalization can equip you with the education you need to help churches of all kinds renew their passion for the gospel. In our D.Min. in Church Revitalization program, you will learn biblical principles for strategically leading a church in fulfilling the Great Commission while negotiating conflicts that might arise with humility and grace. You have a calling to help churches refocus on following Christ, and we can help prepare you to follow that calling wherever God leads you. 


Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity degree is 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.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Online D.Min. in Church Revitalization Degree?

At Liberty University, we have a reputation as a renowned institution of higher education and as one of the largest Christian universities in the nation. When you earn your D.Min. degree with us, you can have confidence in your degree knowing that Liberty University is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Our mission is to give you the best education possible so you are prepared to change the world as a Champion for Christ. 

As a nonprofit university, we offer a highly competitive tuition rate to make our programs as affordable as possible. While other universities are increasing their tuition, we offer a $2,750 block rate for D.Min. students taking 7 to 15 credits a semester.

What Are the Benefits of Liberty’s Online Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)?

  • Unlike many online Bible colleges and seminaries, Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Our online Doctor of Ministry degree offers practice-focused training that emphasizes solving real-world ministry problems with advanced practice and research.
  • You will choose to complete either an integrated thesis or a portfolio project that will demonstrate your expertise and ability to apply advanced theology and Christian scholarship to practical ministry problems.
  • Your thesis or portfolio project will provide you with an opportunity to dig into research under the mentorship of Christian scholars to better equip you for your ministry.

Military Tuition Discount

Lead your field with the doctoral degree you want — at a price you’ve earned. As a thank-you for your military service, Liberty University offers current and former service members like you or your spouse multiple pathways to earn a doctoral degree for only $300/credit hour. Find out how you can take advantage of this unique opportunity and reach the pinnacle of your profession — for less.

What Will You Learn in Our Online Doctor of Ministry in Church Revitalization Degree Program?

In addition to the core Doctor of Ministry courses and thesis, our church revitalization specialization features courses that will engage you in essential lessons in biblical leadership and topics related to change and conflict during church revitalization. Our goal is for you to learn the essential strategies necessary to confront concerns and implement positive changes within the church’s ministry to fulfill the Great Commission.

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Our Online D.Min. in Church Revitalization Program Highlights

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online Doctor of Ministry degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • You’re pursuing your degree because you want to serve God and others with excellence. We want to honor that goal by making your degree as affordable as possible. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have a set block rate of $2,750 per semester if you take 7 to 15 credit hours. This can save you up to $6,000 per semester if you are a full-time doctoral student!

  • We have replaced nearly all School of Divinity textbooks with no-cost electronic resources through the Inclusive Access initiative. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
  • Students can complete our online D.Min. degree in as little as 2 years!
  • Liberty University’s online seminary programs within the John W. Rawlings School of Divinity are led by experienced Christian counselors and ministry professionals who teach practical ministry skills while imparting deep theological teaching.

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Potential Careers with a D.Min. Degree in Church Revitalization 

  • Lead/associate pastor
  • Pastoral counselor
  • Teaching pastor
  • Youth pastor

Our Online Doctor of Ministry in Church Revitalization Degree Program Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited master’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • School of Divinity Questionnaire
  • Professional Vita 
  • Official transcripts
  • Previous education showing at least 18 hours of Bible/Theology or ministry-related courses
  • Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.