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Pursue a Doctoral Degree in Chaplain Ministry & Leadership

Fully Online Or Online Degree with Residency

Has God called you to ministry as a chaplain leader? Regent’s Doctor of Ministry – Chaplain Ministry & Leadership gives you the tools to fulfill that call. Chaplain ministry is growing worldwide as more organizations, corporations and institutions discover the value that chaplains bring to their people and mission. This terminal degree will equip you to discern and analyze the spiritual dynamics of your environment. You will partner with organizational leadership, lead other chaplains in ministry, and build and evaluate effective chaplain ministry programs. You’ll also be qualified to bring these enhanced skills into all functional areas of chaplaincy such as healthcare, corporations, sports teams, military, education, community, public safety, crisis response, prisons, and more. This degree will prepare you to strategically expand your missional ministry in ways the church is otherwise limited. Moreover, Regent’s D.Min. program is among the first in the nation to receive approval by the ATS to offer the degree completely online with no residency.

  • Minister effectively in today’s culture, technology and diversity.
  • Simultaneously minister and learn as you complete an original D.Min research project.
  • Qualify for strategic chaplain ministry leadership positions.

Career Opportunities:

Advancement for those who serve the Church in congregational ministries, institutional chaplaincies, counseling ministries, parachurch organizations, missions agencies and any other ministry setting requiring advanced leadership skills.

Regent’s D.Min. program is among the first in the nation to receive approval by the ATS* to offer the degree completely online, with no residency. With an emphasis on senior-level leadership tools and the transforming power of the Holy Spirit, Regent’s online D.Min. Program — in either format — will help you take your ministry to the next level.

*Three-year experimental online Doctor of Ministry program, beginning June 2016, permits online instruction to fulfill residency requirements.


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