DOCTOR OF MINISTRY PROGRAM
The Doctor of Ministry program prepares experienced pastors and Christian leaders to advance their knowledge in effective ministry strategies and tactics in a particular program focus area: Christian Leadership & Strategic Growth.
GCD’s Doctor of Ministry program includes 30 credit hours from the following areas: 12 from D.Min. Foundation Courses, 9 from D.Min. Concentration Courses, and 9 from D.Min. Dissertation Courses. All courses may be completed online; several courses are also available on campus in Fayetteville, NC.
Students seeking acceptance to this program must have at least three years of ministry experience and must hold an appropriate master’s degree plus no less than 15 credit hours in Bible or Theology from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university. At the culmination of this D.Min. program, each student will write and defend a research-based dissertation that is relevant to the program focus area.