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Doctor Of Ministry DMin Theology And Apologetics
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 6 credit hours of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Mar 18, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Prepare to Defend the Faith with Liberty’s Online Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) in Theology and Apologetics Degree

You are passionate about defending the truth of Scripture with grace and humility, and our 100% online Doctor of Ministry in Theology and Apologetics degree can help you expand your knowledge and skills so you can broaden your ministry. Our D.Min. in Theology and Apologetics degree will teach you more advanced cultural engagement skills, so you can practically apply the theoretical knowledge you gain. At Liberty, we are dedicated to helping you achieve success. Partner with us and let us help you expand the impact of your apologetics ministry.  

Why Choose Liberty’s Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) – Theology and Apologetics Online Program?

Liberty University is a renowned institution of higher education, well known as one of the largest Christian universities in the nation, and you can earn your D.Min. degree with confidence knowing that Liberty not only has a reputation for academic quality, but is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC). 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 are lowering our tuition for our Doctor of Ministry programs for the 2018-19 academic year by instituting a $2,750 block rate for D.Min. programs.

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What Will You Learn in Our Online Doctor of Ministry in Theology and Apologetics Degree Program?

Our online Doctor of Ministry in Theology and Apologetics degree provides you with an advanced study in the history and defense of the Christian faith. In our DMin in Theology and Apologetics degree program, you will dive deep into an advanced study of the Old and New Testaments as well as Church History. Our doctorate degree in Theology and Apologetics will also help you develop skills in doctoral-level research and writing, theological methodology, and bibliography – all important to ensuring accurate and useful scholarship. 

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Our Online D.Min. in Theology and Apologetics Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your online DMin degree in Theology and Apologetics from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set 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’re lowering our tuition for our Doctor of Ministry programs for the 2018-19 academic year by instituting a $2,750 block rate for DMin programs.

  • You can complete your DMin degree online in as little as two years.
  • Liberty University’s online Seminary, the Rawlings School of Divinity, has experienced Christian counselors and ministry professionals who teach practical ministry skills while imparting deep theological teaching.
  • You will learn from renowned Christian scholars and ministry professionals such as Dr. Elmer L. Towns, Dr. Harold Willmington, and Dr. Gary R. Habermas.
  • You will develop practical ministry skills that will help you ensure that individuals and families in your ministry are connected and growing in the church.
  • You will be able to create powerful sermons that will help your congregation grow in their faith and understand scripture and deeper theological truths.

Similar Online Degree Programs

Liberty has Doctor of Ministry degree programs that specialize in similar areas such as Pastoral CounselingExpository Preaching, Worship, and Ministry Leadership, to name a few. These degree programs offer a wide variety of career opportunities within ministry-related fields that you might be interested in pursuing.

Our Online Theology and Apologetics Doctorate Degree Information

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Potential Career Options with a Doctoral Degree in Theology and Apologetics 

  • Senior Pastor
  • Lead/Associate Pastor
  • Pastoral Counselor
  • Preaching Pastor

Admission Requirements for Our Online D.Min. in Theology and Apologetics Degree Program

A regionally or nationally accredited master’s degree with a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA is required 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*
  • Divinity Questionnaire
  • Contact Information for two pastoral recommenders
  • Official Transcripts showing a Master of Divinity or a Master of Divinity Equivalent
  • Three years of pastoral experience
  • Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Professional Vita
  • 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.