Course Schedule

The course schedule lists all the courses offered at Fuller DMin (Pasadena campus, regional campuses, online, and directed studies). It represents the most accurate course information available at any given time. 

Unless indicated otherwise, all cohort track courses are 12 units and all personalized track courses are 8-units. Contact Julia Speck at julia@fuller.edu for information on how to submit a petition if you hope to take personalized track courses for 4 or 12 units.

Please note the following courses which are offered regularly throughout the year:

Exploring the Contours of Ministry (DM711, 4 units), the DMin orientation course, is offered online three times a year beginning in January, April, and September. 

Developing the Doctoral Project Proposal (DM710, 2 units) is offered online twice a year beginning in September and March. 

DMin Mentoring Groups (CF704, 4 units) is offered each quarter.

To place your name on the distribution list to receive the syllabus and further information for a particular course, email our office!

Looking for another topic not seen here or get DMin credit for a conference or other training? Check out our Independent Studies page!


Personalized Track
Start DateEnd DateCatalogue No.CourseProfessorPlaceTopic
March 28, 2016 June 10, 2016 CN725 Innovations in Healthcare Chaplaincy Joseph S. Spidell Online Chaplaincy (Healthcare) 
April 11, 2016 April 15, 2016 OD755 Managing Conflict David Augsberger Pasadena Leadership, Conflict Resolution 
April 11, 2016 April 15, 2016 ET703 Church in the Public Square  Charles Gutenson Washington, D.C. Culture, Politics 
April 25, 2016 April 29, 2016 TM753 Church Rising: A New Season for the Church Kurt Fredrickson and Dave Gibbons Pasadena Church, Global Leadership 
June 6, 2016 June 10, 2016 GM720 Spirituality and Ministry  Keith Matthews and Todd Hunter  Retreat Center near Pasadena  Spiritual Formation 
June 10, 2016 June 12, 2016 SP724 The Practice of Hearing & Noticing God (4 units) Keith Matthews Retreat Center near Pasadena Spiritual Formation 
July 11, 2016 July 15, 2016 PM759 Fundamentals of Chaplaincy Alan Baker Pasadena Chaplaincy 
August 1, 2016 August 5, 2016 ET723 The Gospel and Cultural Renewal Richard Mouw and David Kim New York City Culture 
August 1, 2016 August 5, 2016 PM708 Theology and the Practice of Preaching Will Willimon Atlanta, GA Preaching 
August 15, 2016 August 19, 2016 TM752 Movements of the Spirit in World Christianity Amos Yong Pasadena  Missional Ecclesiology 
August 22, 2016 August 26, 2016 LD705 Kingdom-Focused Leadership Reggie McNeal Pasadena Leadership 
September 12, 2016 September 16, 2016 TM716 Missional Ecclesiology  David Fitch Pasadena Missional Ecclesiology 
September 19, 2016 September 26, 2016 SP736 C.S. Lewis as Model and Mentor  Robert Banks Oxford/Cambridge, England Spiritual Formation and Discipleship 
October 10, 2016 October 14, 2016 CN705 Personal Health of a Leader Arch Hart, Catherine Hart-Weber, and Chris Adams Pasadena Self-Care, Member-Care 
October 24, 2016 October 28, 2016 ET721 Understanding and Engaging a Post-Christian World  Clint Schnekloth Pasadena Culture 
October 31, 2016 November 4, 2016 EV715 Reinventing Evangelism Richard Peace Pasadena Evangelism 
November 7, 2016 November 11, 2016 LD706 Visionary Leadership for the Church Rich Kannwischer and Will Mancini Pasadena Leadership 
November 17, 2016 November 20, 2016 YF733 Youth Ministry in Practice (4 units) Chap Clark Cincinnati, OH Youth Ministry 
January 9, 2017 January 13, 2017 ----- Growing Effective Discipling Cultures Mike Johnson Houston Discipleship, Mentoring 
January 16, 2017 January 20, 2017 ----- Leading Self, People, and Organizations Peter Chao and John Ng Pasadena Leadership 
January 30, 2017 February 3, 2017 LG730 New Testament Greek and Exegesis for Ministry Peter Hintzoglou Pasadena NT Greek 
February 20, 2017 February 24, 2017 ----- Sexuality and the Church: Theological, Psychological, and Pastoral Perspectives Richard Mouw, Steve Yamaguchi, and Dean Given Pasadena Sexuality, Pastoral Counseling 
April 24, 2017 April 28, 2017 LD700 Leading Others and Managing Yourself David McKechnie and David Peterson Houston Leadership 
April 24, 2017 April 28, 2017 TM710 Mission of God in Local Contexts Kurt Fredrickson and John Franke Pasadena Missional Ecclesiology 
April 24, 2017 April 28, 2017 SP764 Exploring the Celtic Heritage  John Drane Lindisfarne, Scotland Immersion Course, Spiritual Formation 
May 1, 2017 May 5, 2017 CN732 Theological and Biblical Foundations of Recovery Ministry Dale Ryan and Matt Russell Pasadena Recovery Ministry, Pastoral Counseling 
May 8, 2017 May 12, 2017 TC709 Interpretive Leadership  Craig Detweiler Pasadena Leadership 
May 8, 2017 May 12, 2017 CF705 Spiritual Formation and Discipleship in a Postmodern World Richard Peace Pasadena Spiritual Formation and Discipleship 
June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 PR712 Preaching and Teaching the Old Testament John Goldingay Pasadena Preaching 
June 19, 2017 June 23, 2017 MF724 Strengthening Marriages in the Church Terry and Sharon Hargrave Pasadena Pastoral Counseling 
June 26, 2017 June 30, 2017 SP767 Leaders as Spiritual Mentors Tom Schwanda and Gary Sattler Pasadena Leadership, Mentoring, Spiritual Formation 
July 10, 2017 July 14, 2017 EV729 Kingdom Issues in Planting Multi-Ethnic Churches Soong Chan Rah and Brenda Salter McNeil Seattle Church Planting Track - Year 1 
July 10, 2017 July 14, 2017 OD709 Organizational Leadership in Urban Contexts Michael Mata Pasadena Leadership, Culture, Urban Ministry 
August 7, 2017 August 11, 2017 ----- The Call to Hospitality Richard Beck Pasadena Hospitality/Culture 
September 25, 2017 September 29, 2017 OD757 Organic Leadership Development Terry Walling and Mark Sayers Pasadena Leadership 
September 25, 2017 December 8, 2017 ----- Military Ethics Alan Baker Online Chaplaincy (Military) 
October 16, 2017 October 20, 2017 OD708 Practicing Justice and Reconciliation in Christian Community Christena Cleveland and Shane Claiborne Pasadena Culture, Justice, Missional Leadership 
November 6, 2017 November 10, 2017 SP725 Deepening Spiritual Formation and Soul Care for the Church in Mission Chuck DeGroat Pasadena Spiritual Formation 
March 12, 2018 March 16, 2018 TM757 The Theology and Practice of Place: Engaging Neighborhoods and Social Space Lance Ford and Brad Brisco Pasadena Culture, Missional Leadership 
July 2, 2018 July 6, 2018 ----- Church Planting Movements Alan Hirsch Pasadena Church Planting Track Year 2 
August 6, 2018 August 10, 2018 PM724 Dietrich Bonhoeffer as Minister Andrew Root Berlin Immersion Course, Pastoral Ministries 
September 17, 2018 September 21, 2018 CN731 Trauma and Faith Cynthia Eriksson Pasadena Pastoral Counseling 
July 8, 2019 July 12, 2019 ----- Leadership for Church Plants Aaron Graham and Dharius Daniels Washington, D.C. Church Planting Track Year 3 
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Cohort Track
Note that the following cohort schedule is organized alphabetically by professor names, not by dates:
Start DateEnd DateCourseProfessorPlace
January 15, 2018 January 24, 2018 Holy Spirit Leadership and Ministry Practice Cohort - Year 1 AJ Swoboda Pasadena 
January 14, 2019 January 23, 2019 Holy Spirit Leadership and Ministry Practice Cohort - Year 2 AJ Swoboda Pasadena 
January 13, 2020 January 22, 2020 Holy Spirit Leadership and Ministry Practice Cohort - Year 3 AJ Swoboda Pasadena 
February 22, 2016 March 1, 2016 Youth, Family, and Culture Cohort - Year 3 Chap Clark Pasadena 
October 24, 2016 October 28, 2016 Youth, Family, and Culture Cohort - Year 2 Chap Clark Pasadena 
November 17, 2016 November 20, 2016 Youth, Family, and Culture Cohort - Optional Year 4 Chap Clark Cincinnati, OH 
February 27, 2017 March 7, 2017 Youth, Family, and Culture Cohort - Year 1 Chap Clark Pasadena 
October 23, 2017 October 31, 2017 Youth, Family, and Culture Cohort - Year 3 Chap Clark Pasadena 
February 26, 2018 March 2, 2018 Youth, Family, and Culture Cohort - Year 2 Chap Clark Pasadena 
February 25, 2019 March 5, 2019 Youth, Family, and Culture Cohort - Year 3 Chap Clark Pasadena 
August 8, 2016 August 12, 2016 Transformational African-American Church Leadership Cohort - Year 1 Efrem Smith and Daniel Hodge Pasadena 
August 7, 2017 August 11, 2017 Transformational African-American Church Leadership - Year 2 Efrem Smith and Daniel Hodge Chicago 
August 6, 2018 August 10, 2018 Transformational African-American Church Leadership - Year 3 Efrem Smith and Daniel Hodge Newark 
September 6, 2016 September 16, 2016 Latino Ministry Cohort - Year 1 Garcia-Johnson, Ramirez-Johnson, and Juan Martinez Pasadena 
September 5, 2017 September 15, 2017 Latino Ministry Cohort - Year 2 Garcia-Johnson, Ramirez-Johnson, and Juan Martinez Pasadena 
September 4, 2018 September 14, 2018 Latino Ministry Cohort - Year 3 Garcia-Johnson, Ramirez-Johnson, and Juan Martinez Pasadena 
September 19, 2016 September 28, 2016 Spiritual Direction Cohort - Year 2 Gary Moon, Trevor Hudson, Chris Hall, and Renovare Staff Serra Retreat, Malibu 
September 18, 2017 September 27, 2017 Spiritual Direction Cohort - Year 3 Gary Moon, Trevor Hudson, Chris Hall, and Renovare Staff Serra Retreat, Malibu 
July 10, 2017 July 14, 2017 Missional Engagement in Asian-American Contexts - Year 1 Ken Fong and Kevin Doi Pasadena 
October 2, 2017 October 11, 2017 Faith, Work, Economics, and Vocation Cohort - Year 1 Mark Roberts Pasadena 
October 1, 2018 October 10, 2018 Faith, Work, Economics, and Vocation Cohort - Year 2 Mark Roberts Pasadena 
September 30, 2019 October 9, 2019 Faith, Work, Economics, and Vocation Cohort - Year 3 Mark Roberts TBD 
July 4, 2016 July 15, 2016 Ministry and Leadership in Asian Contexts Cohort - Year 3 Peter Chao Thailand 
June 20, 2016 June 24, 2016 Urban Ministry Cohort - Year 3  Soong-Chan Rah Atlanta 
August 15, 2016 August 19, 2016 Lifelong Leadership Formation Cohort - Year 2  Terry Walling Pasadena 
August 14, 2017 August 17, 2017 Lifelong Leadership Formation Cohort - Year 3 Terry Walling Pasadena 
June 20, 2016 June 24, 2016 Leading Change Cohort - Year 2 Tod Bolsinger Pasadena 
June 19, 2017 June 23, 2017 Leading Change Cohort - Year 3 Tod Bolsinger Pasadena 
June 18, 2018 June 22, 2018 Leading Change Cohort - Year 1 Tod Bolsinger Pasadena 
June 17, 2019 June 21, 2019 Leading Change Cohort - Year 2 Tod Bolsinger Pasadena 
June 22, 2020 June 26, 2020 Leading Change Cohort - Year 3 Tod Bolsinger Pasadena 
June 14, 2017 June 23, 2017 Spiritual Direction Cohort - Year 1 Tom Schwanda and Laura Harbert Retreat Center near Pasadena 
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