Dr. Joshua Rice serves as Provost and Dean of the School of Ministry at Richmont Graduate University. He holds degrees from Lee University (B.A.), Columbia Theological Seminary (M.A.), and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (Th.M, Ph.D.). He is the author of two monographs, Paul and Patronage: The Dynamics of Power in 1 Corinthians (Pickwick, 2013), and The Jewish Centaur: Adventures in Pentecostal Spirituality (Cascade, 2015) as well as numerous scholarly articles. A full-time pastor for 20 years, his passions are at the nexus of students, the Church, leadership development, and biblical scholarship.

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.