Non-Degree Admission

Note on Non-Degree Options

Classes in the Christian Sex Therapy (ISW) and Trauma Counseling certificates are available as Continuing Education courses.  You can register for this option under the Continuing Education page. Please note that in order to take ISW courses for CE credit, you must be pursuing American Board of Christian Sex Therapists certification from ISW.

If you are needing academic credit (either audit or for credit) and a transcripted record, you need to fill out the Non-Degree application below.

What to Expect After Applying

Timelines vary based on the point in the admissions cycle, but applicants can expect to hear back from an admissions counselor within 4 weeks of submitting applications.

Accepted applicants will receive an email from the director of admissions in addition to a formal letter of acceptance in the mail.

Each applicant is assigned an admissions counselor who will connect if additional information or documentation is needed.

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) in Spiritual Formation and Leadership

Application Requirements

  • Admission application with a $50 nonrefundable application fee 
  • An acknowledgement that the applicant has reviewed the Statement of Faith
  • A 40 hours Master’s degree with 11 hours of Bible and Theology in Ministry or a related field of study 
  • Three completed reference forms:
    • Pastoral Reference
    • Character reference
    • Academic or professional reference
  • Resume
  • Academic Writing Sample 
  • Personal Interview with the Dean of the School of Ministry and Program Director 
  • A personal statement that outlines the applicant’s intent behind applying for the Doctor of Ministry at Richmont. Said application must be between 500 to 700 words typed, double spaced.