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Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

The online Doctor of Ministry program at South College is designed primarily for individuals who are ministry leaders already working in churches or faith-based non-profit organizations interested in advancing their careers into a wide variety of challenging and stimulating roles. This program addresses issues, topics,and trends within the field of ministry, attracting students who not only possess specific vocational ministry goals and a penchant for lifetime learning and service, but also those committed to integrate biblical studies and theology into their life and ministry.



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Degree Features

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

  1. Program Duration

    Approximately 3 years

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants

  3. Location


Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships is available to those who qualify. To learn more about the financing options available to help you pursue an online Doctor of Ministry degree at South College, contact us today.


Industry Outlook

Many potential career paths exist for graduates of South College’s Doctor of Ministry program, including opportunities as a pastor, ministry staff, worship leader, chaplain, spiritual care coordinator, youth pastor,community development leader, social entrepreneur, and more. Take your first steps toward a deeper world of opportunity in ministry today.


Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

Program Overview

Through the South College’s Doctor of Ministry program, students will gain an understanding of the variety of essential disciplines and skills required for effective leadership in the ministry. In conjunction, they will also develop their own spiritual maturity while cultivating a personal commitment to perpetual growth—personally, professionally, emotionally, and intellectually.

South College’s non-denominational D.Min. program attracts students who value the perspectives of others outside their own faith traditions whom they can expect to encounter (and collaborate with) throughout their online coursework. However, it is important to note that this program will not result in ordination through any specific church or denomination.

South College


South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (


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