Degree Map

The Doctor of Ministry program requires completion of 36 units of coursework. There are four track offerings in the D.Min: The General D.Min., Missional Church Leadership Cohort, and Transformational Servant Leadership Emphasis tracks include eight 4-unit courses and one 4-unit writing project, and the Spiritual Formation track includes five 4-unit courses, four 3-unit courses, and the 4-unit writing project.

General D.Min. Track
Core Courses20 units
Research and Design4
Christian Spirituality4
Theology for Spiritual Formation4
Church Renewal4
Spiritual Leadership4
Electives12 units
Select 12 units from the following:
Civic Spirituality4
Christian Spirituality and Modern Technology4
Spiritual Practices in the Church4
History and Theology of Worship4
Empowering the Laity4
Urban Immersion4
Church Growth and Church Planting4
Contemplative Spirituality4
Scripture: Its Spirituality and Proclamation4
Readings in Doctoral Ministry1–4
Project4 units
Ministry Project4
Total for the D.Min.36 units
Missional Church Leadership Cohort Track
First semester
Leading in Context4
Second semester
Research and Design4
Spiritual Leadership4
Third semester
Theology for Spiritual Formation4
Ecclesiology for Missio Dei4
Fourth semester
Spiritual Practices in the Church4
Fifth semester
Missiology in Local Contexts4
Engaging Missionally4
Sixth semester
Ministry Project4
Total for the D.Min.36 units
Spiritual Formation Track
Core Courses20 units
Research and Design4
Christian Spirituality4
Theology for Spiritual Formation4
Church Renewal4
Spiritual Leadership4
Electives12 units
Christian Spiritual Formation I3
Christian Spiritual Formation II3
Christian Spiritual Formation III3
Christian Spiritual Formation IV3
Project4 units
Ministry Project4
Total for the D.Min.36 units
Transformational Servant Leadership Emphasis Track
First semester
Research and Design4
Spiritual Leadership4
Second semester
Christian Spirituality4
Theology for Spiritual Formation4
Third semester
Church Renewal4
Spiritual Practices in the Church4
Fourth semester
Scripture: Its Spirituality and Proclamation4
Seminar in Ministry4
Fifth semester
Ministry Project4
Total for the D.Min.36 units
Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.