Application for Doctor of Ministry

Our application process helps us ensure that you and the others in your cohort benefit from a top-quality D.Min. experience. New cohorts of D.Min. students begin each July. The application due date for July matriculation is May 1.

New D.Min. cohorts begin coursework each July. The application due date for July matriculation is May 1. This application process helps us ensure that you and the others in your cohort benefit from a top-quality D.Min. experience.

Applicants for doctoral study at MTSO must have earned an M.Div. or its educational equivalent from an accredited institution with a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). They must also have a minimum of three years of professional ministry experience and current engagement in formal ministry.

Start Online Application

If you have any questions concerning your application for admission or about MTSO, please don’t hesitate to contact us at admissions@mtso.edu or 800-333-6876 or D.Min. Director Dr. Jeffrey Jaynes at jjaynes@mtso.edu or 740-362-3446. We look forward to assisting you throughout this journey and hope to welcome you to the MTSO community in the near future.

NOTE:

  1. Your application answers are automatically saved when you fill them in.
  2. You will be emailed a link to access your application whenever you want to work on it.
  3. When you're ready for us to review your application, scroll to the bottom of the page and click Submit Application.