Doctorate in Christian Community Development

Christian Community Development is offered as a specialization of both the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) and the Doctor of Theological Ministry (DTM). Unlike the DMin, the DTM degree is open to students with a Master of Arts degree.

Program Description

Through a partnership with Lawndale Community Church and working with the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), Northern offers a Doctorate with an emphasis in Christian Community Development. In the CCD program, students will study with top leaders in the Christian Community Development Movement, experience hands-on, practical learning and foster relationships with other cohort students for future ministry networking. Each student is required to attend three CCDA conferences held in the fall of each year.

Program Requirements 

Upcoming Courses:

Accommodations for Intensive Classes

Hotel: Students may stay at the Hotel Chicago for a special rate of $129 for a room with a full size bed, full refrigerator, microwave, Wifi, and cable television. Students will take the Pink Line train from the hotel to Lawndale Community Church. Contact the General Manager Juan Antonio Monroig directly at (312) 243-2901.

Airbnb: Students may also find housing through Airbnb in the Lawndale area.


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