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Seminary Admissions

DMin in Preaching Applicants

Joining with five other schools from the Association of Chicago Theological Schools (ACTS), North Park offers a doctor of ministry (DMin) degree in preaching.


To be accepted into this ecumenical program, students must meet the following qualifications:

  • Master of divinity (MDiv) degree (or its equivalent)
  • At least three years of post-MDiv parish ministry experience
  • Declared support from sending group within their context of ministry (either the parish or an acceptable alternative)

To Apply:

Applicants should review the instructions on the ACTS DMin in Preaching website. The program uses a common application, though you must submit the application form directly to North Park Theological Seminary. The application deadline for this program is January 31.

For more information, contact the North Park Theological Seminary’s Office of Admission via email to semadmissions@northpark.edu or by phone at (773) 244-6229 or (800) 964-0101. You may also contact the ACTS DMin in Preaching Program office at (773) 947-6270.

There are only 32 spots available for students each year in this DMin program. Admission decisions are made with a commitment to cultivate a diverse student body in the program. If you are not accepted for the year in which you initially apply, you may apply again for admission in a later year. Learn more.