Online Degrees imparting tacit knowledge and experiential learning opportunities through residency requirements with Jakes Divinity School.

Online Degrees and Professional Training at Jakes Divinity School

Forming leaders for innovative ministry in the church and society.

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Then, Now and Later

Join us on Thursday, November 5 at 7:00PM CST for an exclusive, virtual live conversation with Bishop T.D. Jakes and Ambassador Andrew Young discussing the topic: “Then, Now and Later: Wisdom from the Civil Rights Era, Reflections on Black Lives Matter, and Guidance for a Brighter Future.”

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Bachelor of Arts Business Management

This business program seeks to develop leaders who can think critically, communicate effectively, respond ethically, and lead confidently in a global marketplace. This program helps students increase their effectiveness as business professionals and provides excellent preparation for career advancement and the pursuit of a graduate degree.

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A Message from President and Dean

Dr. Antipas L. Harris

“I am thrilled to be part of a vision that transforms lives. Jakes Divinity School (JDS) is an ideal opportunity for those in pursuit of strong scholarship and experiential learning from a Spirit-filled perspective. The walls that once separated the mind, the heart, and the hands are now crumbled in a generation that is motivated by spirituality that integrates all of life.

Through our education partners, global reach, and spiritual emphasis, JDS is uniquely positioned to train leaders to respond to a deep yearning for integrated learning. Our founder, Bishop T.D. Jakes has exemplified multi-dimensional leadership and ministry. His living legacy inspires students to think deeply, imagine what could be, and reach globally. As a young boy, I dreamed of the opportunity to serve the Lord in powerful ways. Theological education became a doorway to opportunities imagined but were beyond my reach. I believe God will take you further than you may be prepared to go. Invest today for the ministry leadership opportunities in your future.”

In Christ,

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Jakes Divinity School prepares leaders through academic rigor with experiential learning, spiritual formation, and creative innovation that are necessary for the future of ministry in the Church and society. Our curriculum incorporates an emphasis on effective preaching, vibrant worship, biblical thought, tacit knowledge, and quality instruction. The school is committed to integrating faith, scholarship, and integrity of the practice of ministry.

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