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This concentration will guide you through basics of congregational systems and styles and teach you how to capitalize on your leadership traits for the best impacts through relevant, biblical preaching.



You'll complete coursework online, with 1-2 week on-campus intensives each year.

Location: St. Paul

Start Dates: Spring 2017, Summer 2017, Spring 2018

Total Credits


Approximate Program Length

3 years (coursework) 1 year (dissertation)

The Doctor of Ministry in Church Leadership program is designed for pastors and ministry staff of churches as well as for those carrying leadership responsibilities in other Christian organizations. Students will develop personal and spiritual well-being for ministry effectiveness and satisfaction, refine their ability to lead congregations effectively in situations of change, and self-develop in one or more of the major strategic areas of ministry leadership.

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