Admissions Requirements - Doctoral
Students applying for the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degree must have earned a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Additionally, these applicants must have had three years of experience in ministry after achieving their first theological degree, and they must be actively involved in a ministry setting. Following are the specific steps in applying to the DMin degree program:
- Doctoral application - include application fee of $100 on or before the deadline and $150 after the deadline
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended sent directly to HGST from each institution
- Reference forms (denominational supervisor, ministry colleague, and personal)
- DMin admission questions
- A Church Endorsement Form or a commanding officer endorsement letter (for military chaplains only)
A TOEFL score is required if English is not the student’s primary language (our institution code is 0017). Students must score at least 550 (written), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based).