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The Doctor of Ministry in Transformational Leadership is designed for those actively engaged in the practice of ministry leadership in diverse settings, including church, parachurch, nonprofit, and cross-cultural settings. As they learn to navigate the complex and changing realities of our world, students will be challenged to develop innovative and research-based solutions to the leadership demands of today and tomorrow. This concentration is completed with a cohort of fellow students and enhanced with mentoring and faculty oversight.


Fully Online

You'll complete 100% of your coursework online.

Location: Online

Start Dates: Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024

Total Credits


Finish in as Few as

2 years (coursework) + 1 year (dissertation)

Academic Plans and Course Catalog

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Build community with Sem Together.

If you would like to take courses with a consistent group of your peers, you can follow the Sem Together cohort track. Sem Together is available to every seminary student, regardless of delivery option or program of study. Contact your student success advisor or enrollment counselor, who will ensure that you register for the correlating courses.