Palmer's Doctor of Ministry program is designed for professional church and parachurch leaders interested in holistic renewal of communities with concentrations: Religion and Public Policy, Personal and Spiritual Transformation, and Prophetic Preaching and Teaching.

Program Details

  • Delivery: hybrid, with residency and online components
  • Length: 36 credits; average completion time of 3 years
  • Cost: view the cost per unit and our financial aid options
  • Locations: St. Davids, PA or Parchment Valley, WV
  • Tracks: General Curriculum, Religion and Public Policy, Personal and Spiritual Transformation, Personal and Spiritual Transformation, Prophetic Preaching and Teaching

Designed for professional church and parachurch leaders who:

  • Desire to deepen their knowledge, skills and personal relationship with God
  • Long for renewal in their ministry setting
  • Treasure the support and mutual learning of fellow leaders
  • Recognize the relationship between the spiritual life of the leader and the renewal of the community
  • Know the benefits of studying with a faculty that is committed to training church leaders for adaptive and transformative ministry
  • Value academic rigor that is directly linked to the practice of ministry
  • Who need to spend minimal time away from work and family