Admission to the doctor of ministry (D.Min.) program requires a master of divinity degree or its equivalent from an accredited school. As an advanced professional degree, admission requires a GPA of 3.00. Probationary admission is possible in some cases with a slightly lower average. Applicants must be currently engaged in vocational Christian ministry, with a minimum of three years of ministry experience since completing the master of divinity degree. Applicants must have regular responsibilities and opportunities for preaching and teaching the Bible. The D.Min. degree requires completion of 36 credits.