Doctor of Ministry degree seeking students enjoy a unique experience that is characteristic of Jakes Divinity School and earn the regionally and professionally accredited degree from Portland Seminary in Portland, OR.
Portland Seminary is part of George Fox University and is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities also certifies the seminary’s programs. This dual accreditation is maintained through George Fox University and assures students of the highest academic and professional standards. Because the Doctor of Ministry degree that is offered through JDS is powered by Portland Seminary, it is a fully accredited DMin.
Jakes Divinity School is grateful for the partnership with Portland Seminary at George Fox University. As a new institution for higher learning, Jakes Divinity School has not yet achieved is own accreditation. Yet, JDS students who enroll in the DMin program at Jakes Divinity School are dually enrolled in JDS and Portland Seminary. Students earn the fully accredited DMin degree from Portland Seminary at George Fox University. Because of the partnership, T.D. Jakes Divinity School’s name also appears on the degree. Graduates also receive frame-worthy diplomas from Jakes Divinity School.