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Evangelism and Church Planting, D.Min.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The 100% online Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) in Evangelism and Church Planting from Liberty University is designed to equip you to advance your ministry through gospel-centered, accessible, and practical ministry skills. 
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At Liberty University, you will be taught by leading Christian scholars and prolific theologians with real-world ministry experience throughout your D.Min. degree program in Evangelism and Church Planting. Our evangelism and church planting doctoral degree combines ministry leadership skills with evangelism methods that have been proven in real-world settings, so you will be prepared for both missions and church planting leadership roles.

Potential Careers with a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Evangelism and Church Planting

  • Church planter
  • Discipleship pastor
  • Evangelist
  • Lead/associate pastor
  • Missionary
  • Senior church administrator
  • Senior pastor
  • Youth pastor

Graduates of the online Doctor of Ministry in Evangelism and Church Planting degree will have a terminal doctorate credential that may provide opportunities to publish academic research and pursue college-level teaching, as well as serve in a senior ministry leadership role. 

Students who complete the evangelism and church planting D.Min. degree will be equipped to pursue full-time gospel ministry and outreach and help new churches grow. These skills may lead to church and para-church administrative roles in developing and maintaining church plants, overseas missions leadership, or hands-on missions roles.


Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spiritual Factors of Growing Churches
  • Contemporary Movements in Church Planting
  • Strategic Evangelism and the Local Church
  • Growth and Development of the Contemporary Minister

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Divinity Questionnaire
  • Contact information for 2 pastoral recommenders
  • Official transcripts showing a Master of Divinity or equivalent
  • 3 years of ministry experience
  • Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Professional Vita
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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