D.Min. in Congregational Mission and Leadership

Luther Seminary
United States
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
4 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Introductory seminars 
Year one

  •  Integration of Theology and Ministry - Theological Reflection
  •  Pastoral Identity, Leadership, and Spiritual Life

Concentration seminars
Year two

  •  Missional Church
  •  Missional Leadership

Year three

  •  Congregational Practices and Thesis Proposal
  •  Implementation of Thesis Proposal

Thesis seminars

  • This yearlong seminar provides students with a structured process to implement the research design of their approved research proposal and to incorporate their findings into their final thesis. The seminar meets during the year for three work sessions in helping all participants finalize the chapters of their theses.
  • July - Overview of thesis, literature review (chapters 1-3) and research design
  • November - Analysis of research (chapter 4)
  • January - Summary findings and theological reflections (chapters 5-6)
  • March/April - Must be present on campus for the thesis defenses

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