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Program Overview

In partnership with the Toronto School of Theology, Knox College provides the opportunity for more advanced work in areas of interest to our students. All Graduate Degrees are offered through the Toronto School of Theology (TST), and students are required to register at one of the TST Colleges. Knox College is one of the seven TST Colleges. Administration of the graduate program is a joint responsibility of TST and the particular College. Graduate programs at Knox include two master’s programs (MA and ThM) and two doctoral programs (PhD and DMin).

The Doctor of Ministry (DMin) is a professional doctorate that investigates a particular issue or concern related to professional ministry. Find a full program description here on the TST website.

Admission Requirements

  • MDiv or its equivalent accredited by Association of Theological Schools
  • 3 years of experience in ministry following the conferral of the degree
  • Employed in a recognized ministry (normally full-time)
  • English-Language Proficiency

Admissions to this program are overseen by the Graduate Center for Theological Studies (GCTS) at the Toronto School of Theology (TST). Interested applicants must submit a Graduate Degree Program Application through the GCTS at TST.

Application, Admissions, and related deadlines are posted on the TST website at Please contact for more information and assistance.

Program Outcomes

Doctor of Ministry program learning outcomes (As used for the 2022 pilot)
Students will demonstrate:
1. Depth and breadth of knowledge
2. Research and scholarship
3. Application of knowledge
4. Professional capacity and autonomy
5. Communication skills
6. Awareness of the limits of knowledge

Tuition Basics

For full tuition details and bursary information, visit our Tuition/Financial Aid page.