DMin Worship 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
Oct 26, 2020
ATS Commission on Accrediting

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

Our 100% online Doctor of Ministry in Worship degree gives you the opportunity to reevaluate your ministry mindset and the role of worship in impacting God’s kingdom. In our DMin in Worship degree program, you will take an advanced look at worship theology and leadership as well as reflect on the growth and development of your own faith. Partner with us, and let our online doctorate of ministry in worship degree help rejuvenate your ministry vision. 


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 DMin in Worship Degree?

We’ve used our experience as a pioneer in distance education to create an online DMin degree program tailored to the needs of ministry professionals like you. Since our 8-week online classes have no set login times, our flexible DMin program allows you to earn your degree while you continue your current ministry role.

At Liberty University, we are dedicated to quality academics. Check out some of the benefits of pursuing our online seminary program. 

What are the Benefits of Liberty’s Online Doctor of Ministry?

  • Unlike many online Bible colleges and seminaries, Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Completing our online Doctor of Ministry degree will offer practice-focused training that emphasizes solving real-world ministry problems with advanced practice and research.
  • The variety of specializations in our online DMin degree allows you to choose a track that directly relates to your ministry.
  • You will complete an integrated thesis project that will demonstrate your expertise and ability to apply advanced theology and Christian scholarship to practical ministry problems.

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 Worship Degree Program?

Our online doctoral ministry degree will help you evaluate and make improvements in your ministry, identify how you have developed, and follow God’s direction for the future. Throughout this doctorate in worship ministry degree, you will evaluate what it means to be a worship leader and the importance of the Gospel to your role.

Your DMin in Worship will culminate in a thesis project, allowing you to combine what you have learned throughout the program with what you have experienced in your personal ministry to produce a dissertation that is a reflection of God’s work in your life and your passion for ministry.

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Potential Career Options with a Doctoral Degree in Worship

  • Choir director
  • Missionary
  • Church planter
  • Worship leader

Our Online DMin in Worship Degree Program Highlights

  • Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by — and ranked as the #2 online school in America by Earning your online Doctor of Ministry in Worship degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.
  • You are 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 a 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.
  • You can complete the Doctor of Ministry in Worship online in as little as 2 years.
  • With a required thesis project and defense, this online DMin degree program gives you an opportunity to research ministry areas you are passionate about and put together a written work that will exemplify your contribution to ministry.

Admission Requirements for Our Online DMin in Worship Degree Program

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited Master of Divinity degree (or its equivalent) 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*
  • Divinity Questionnaire
  • Contact Information for two pastoral recommenders
  • Official Transcripts showing a Master of Divinity or a Master of Divinity Equivalent
  • Three years of ministry 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.