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Develop your understanding of missional life with a concentration in Missional Effectiveness. You will be exposed to the growing needs within missional contexts and develop innovative practices that will inspire people to create healthy, Christ-centered communities of faith. Emphasizing missional leadership in the global context, this concentration is completed with a cohort of fellow students and enhanced with mentoring and faculty oversight. 


Online with Intensives

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

Location: San Diego

Start Dates: Spring 2019

Total Credits


Finish in as Few as

3 years (coursework) 1 year (dissertation)

Academic Plans and Course Catalog

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The Doctor of Ministry in Missional Effectiveness is designed for pastors, church planters, parachurch leaders, and non-profit Christian leaders. Students will examine the biblical foundations of a missional model, engage with contemporary scholarship on global leadership, and learn from practitioners who have been effectively transforming the culture where they live and serve. While developing the skills necessary to reach those without faith, students will also learn to raise up other leaders to partner with them in their missional efforts.

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