"Let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest-time, if we will not give up." Galatians 6:9

Afrocentric Cohort

Greater Los Angeles area, California

Doctor of Ministry in Transformational Leadership

Preparing church and community leaders to creatively meet 21st century religious and secular challenges

Coming Soon—
First Baptist Church of Los Angeles
760 Westmoreland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90005

The Afrocentric Cohort...
will engage critical contemporary theologies applying both theory and praxis toward dynamic and personalized leadership through the lens of the African-American experience.

Successful DMin dissertation projects will address present-day societal concerns, resulting in innovative and transformational ministries and leaders.

The Afrocentric DMin cohort will follow the standard DMin program structure, which will include 3 core classes and 5 advanced electives, for a total of 24 units in coursework within the first two years.
The program will culminate with the writing and oral defense of a dissertation, which is typically completed within eighteen months, for a total of 6 units.

Total Degree Requirements              30 units (3 year degree, full-time)
Courses are one-week intensives, M-F 9am-5pm, generally offered for two consecutive weeks in January and in June

Tentative Advanced Electives for the Afrocentric Cohort:

· Streamlining Your Administrative Process
· Pastoral Care for Clergy, Family, and Congregation
· Nurturing Emerging Leaders in the Church and Community
· Contemporary Styles of African American Preaching
· African American Womanist Theology: Social Issues Perspective
· Ministerial Ethics and Pastoral Theology


Click here for more information in the ABSW DMin Program.

Brochure available in the left hand column. 


Dr. Anthony Lloyd, Chair
Los Angeles African-American
Studies Advisory Committee
562.665.1453 or alloyd@absw.edu


Office of Admissions
510.841.1905 x229