Doctor of Ministry

Curriculum Design Overview


Leadership of Missional Church Renewal

• All students attend a three-day orientation session in June.
• They attend four (4) two-week intensive seminars held in January and June, followed by independent work on professional papers.

Year One

June
Intro to Graduate-Level Writing (1 unit)
(Three days)
January
Personal Transformation
(2 units)
Models of and Leadership
in Renewal (2 units)
Professional Integrative
Paper 1 - Due April 20
(2 units)

Year Two

June
System transforming Leadership for a Mission Oriented Church (2 units)
Congregational Transformation (2 units)
Professional Integrative Paper 2 - Due Sept. 20 (2 units)
January
Contexts, Perspectives and Ministry in the 21st Century (2 units)
Missional Renewal in a Cross Cultural World (2 units)
Professional Integrative Paper 3 - Due April 20 (2 units)

Year Three

June
Community Transformation (2 units; in New York City)
The Institute for Church Resource Development (2 units)
January - Nonresidential
Strategic Plan for Missional Renewal -  Due February 20 (2 units)
Funding Proposal -  Due March 20 (1 unit)
Final Reflection Paper -  Due April 10 (1 unit)
Graduation - mid-May

27 units are required for the Doctor of Ministry Degree.