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Dokes Ministry Scholars

Five-year Dual-degree Ministry Training Program

The Dokes Ministry Scholars program, an accelerated pastoral degree program, is the perfect option for high-achieving students who have felt the call to full-time ministry or theological study. Because it is also a scholars program, you will receive a competitive scholarship and join a tight-knit cohort of peers.

After five years in this dual-degree program, you will receive a Bachelor of Arts in either biblical studies or Christian ministries from Gordon College and a Master of Divinity or Master of Arts from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Your Five-Year Experience

YEAR 1: Meet your fellow Dokes Students and begin taking core classes
YEAR 2: Take biblical studies and Christian ministries courses in preparation for seminary
YEAR 3: Begin taking graduate courses and solidify your involvement in a local church
YEAR 4:  Graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in either biblical studies or Christian ministries
YEAR 5:  Graduate with Master of Divinity or Master of Arts

Learn more about your five-year experience ➔


  • 2 degrees, 5 years (B.A. plus M. Div. or M.A.)
  • Save between $50-90k on your education
  • Cohort-based learning
  • Entrepreneurship and leadership training
  • Practical ministry experience and mentorship
  • Global exposure (faculty representing Asia, Africa and the West)


  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Desire to attend seminary
  • Demonstrated servant-leadership


Interested in learning more? Make sure you explore the full Program Details page, and don’t hesitate to  with questions!