DMin in Worship
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 6 credit hours can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
July 2, 2018

Grow in Your Faith and Effectiveness with Our Online Doctor of Ministry in Worship Program!

Liberty University’s online Doctor of Ministry in Worship degree gives you the opportunity to evaluate your ministry mindset, re-affirm why you entered the ministry, and take a practical journey into how God can impact the area of Worship in churches and other organizations. Advanced training in Worship leadership and theology will be emphasized throughout this program, along with some personal reflection on growth and development of your faith.

If you are currently or formerly in full-time ministry, this program gives you a practical outlook on what your ministry is and can become. You will be invested in the study of spiritual factors of growing churches so you can see how to influence sincere change in the lives of your local church community. Since the program is online, you can continue managing your family, ministry, or vocation responsibilities without having to come to campus for class.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Doctor of Ministry in Worship Online Program?

Our 100% online Doctor of Ministry in Worship degree is the next practical step in education for pastors or ministry professionals like you. With our convenient eight and sixteen week-formatted online courses, you can stay committed to your ministry or vocation while growing a greater appreciation and understanding for ministry and worship. Liberty University’s online Doctor of Ministry in Worship Program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), which gives you a fully accredited doctoral degree to re-affirm your contribution and commitment to your local church.

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Program Highlights
Degree Information
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

D.Min. Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options with a Doctoral Degree in Worship

  • Choir Director
  • Missionary
  • Church Planter
  • Worship Leader

Doctor of Ministry of Worship Online Program Highlights

  • By earning your online Doctor of Ministry in Worship degree from a non-profit 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 D.Min. programs.

  • Students can complete the Doctor of Ministry in Worship online in as little as two years.
  • Translate your deep passion and experience in Christian ministry for personal growth and increased effectiveness for Christ and the Church body.
  • With a required Thesis Project and Defense, this program gives you an opportunity to research practical worship or ministry areas you are passionate about and put together a written work that will exemplify your contribution to ministry.

Admission Requirements for the Online D.Min.

Applicants must have a 3.0 or above cumulative combined GPA for all previously attended master’s degree programs. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All Applicants Must Submit the Following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Divinity Questionnaire
  • Two Pastoral Recommendations
  • Official Transcripts showing a Master of Divinity or a Master of Divinity Equivalent**
  • Three years of pastoral experience
  • Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  • School of Divinity Questionnaire
  • 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.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.