Doctor of Ministry

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The Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degree is available for faith leaders who have a Masters degree in a ministry related area (or equivalency through coursework and/or life experience) and who desire a higher level of competence in the practice of ministry. Designed to increase the ability of servant leaders to analyze and reform ministry and to empower constituents for discipleship in the world, it is the highest degree in the practice of ministry.

Doctor of Ministry Tracks
Memphis Theological Seminary offers TEN tracks based on different ministry areas for the DMin program. Application due by April 30th.

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Doctor of Ministry Application deadline extended to May 27, 2024

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Important Cohort Dates 


First Day of Fall 2024 Cohort
June 1, 2024
Fall 2024 Residency
July 8-12, 2024
First Day of Spring 2025 Cohort
December 1, 2024
Spring 2025 Residency
January 13-17, 2025
First Day of Fall 2025 Cohort
June 1, 2025
Fall 2025 Residency
July 7-11, 2025
First Day of Spring 2026 Cohort
December 1, 2025
Spring 2026 Residency
January 12-16, 2026
First Day of Fall 2026 Cohort
June 1, 2026
Fall 2026 Residency
July 6-10, 2026
First Day of Spring 2027 Cohort
December 1, 2026
Spring 2027 Residency
January 11-15, 2027


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Admissions Department
We appreciate your interest in Memphis Theological Seminary. The MTS admissions staff is committed to supporting you in your theological journey. We are here to help you while you are discerning your call, considering degree and certificate options, and supporting you as you do ministry in the real world. At MTS we are committed to educating and sustaining men and women for ordained and lay ministry in the church and the world through shaping and inspiring lives devoted to scholarship, piety, and justice. Please don’t hesitate to ask how we can assist you along in your journey.


LaShonna Williams


1 (901) 334 5887

Associate Dean for Students