Doctoral Students

Welcome doctoral applicants!

We are excited that you are applying for admission to The King’s University. Here you can view admissions criteria, required documentation, and instructions for applying to our Doctor of Ministry program.

Doctoral Students have earned an accredited Master of Divinity degree.

Required Admissions Documents

Doctoral Application
Graduate Degree Requirements

  • Master of Divinity degree, or its equivalent, from an institution that is accredited by a recognized regional or national accreditation body.
    • Priority consideration will be given to applicants with a graduate degree GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • In addition to a graduate degree, have three years of ministry experience and be on current ministry assignment.

Official Transcripts

  • If you have obtained any college credit you must have separate official transcripts sent from each school directly to the Office of Admissions.
  • Transcripts from any school not based in the U.S. must be individually evaluated and/or translated for U.S. equivalency.
    • Non-English transcripts must have an evaluated English translation
    • An evaluation by a recognized foreign credential evaluation service indicating US equivalency of the degree/coursework must be sent to the Office of Admissions
    • Foreign credential evaluation service:



All documentation should be sent directly to the Office of Admissions.

The King’s University
Office of Admissions
2121 E Southlake Blvd
Southlake, TX 76092

If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact us at or 817.722.1710. Students who do not meet regular admission criteria should contact the Office of Admissions for advisement.

The King’s University admits students without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, handicap or disability, age, or veteran status. Applicants are assessed according to academic background, the potential for academic success, moral behavior and character, and alignment with the spirit and mission of The King’s University.