Desired Learning Outcomes

  • Explore and commit to sustained, pro-active practices for keeping identity as a follower of Jesus of Nazareth and models of leadership linked and mutually invigorating
  • Develop skills for discerning and navigating the relational dynamics between leaders and the communities where they serve
  • Assess the psychosocial processes for implementing successful, imaginative and contextually meaningful ministries
  • Practice and discern appropriate methodologies for the design, implementation and analysis of research for new or evolving ministries
  • Interpret the place of Christian leaders and communities of faith as they engage current local and global interrelationships and anticipate future contexts

Curriculum Overview

Course Number Course Name Credits
  Sustained Spiritual and Professional Maturation 9
DMIN 911H Spiritual Practices and the Growing Leader 3
DMIN 912 H Enduring Models of Renewal Leadership 3
DMIN 919 Leadership Integrative Professional Paper (Concentration focused) 3
  The Pyschosocial Dynamics of Renewal 9
DMIN 921H Leading the Dynamics of Change 3
DMIN 943H Congregational Renewal* 3
DMIN 926 Colloquium: Reflection Paper on the topic of the Colloquium in relation to the cluster theme 3
  Global and Local Ministry in Current and Future Worlds 9
DMIN 923H Missional Renewal in the Age of Globalization 3
DMIN 931H Contexts Perspectives and Ministries in the 21st Century* 3
DMIN 929 Missional Integrative Paper (Concentration focused) 3
  Methods of Study and Professional Project (Thesis) 9
DMIN 933H Research Options for Pastoral Leaders 3
DMIN 939H Project Proposal Seminar 3
DMIN 960 Project Completion and Oral Defense 1 1.5
DMIN 961 Project Completion and Oral Defense 2 1.5
  Total Credits 36

Elective courses may be substituted for up to two concentration specific courses[*]. Standard electives are regularly added to the curriculum based on perception of student interest and specialization.