School of Theology and Ministry
Professional Certificates

Post-Master’s Certificate of Transforming Spirituality

  • Credits Required

    The Transforming Spirituality Certificate was created as an advanced program specifically for individuals who have successfully completed graduate degrees in theology or religious studies (MA, MDiv, Ph.D., D.Min.) from accredited institutions, have a background in interpersonal process skills, and wish to augment their knowledge and/or skills in the area of spirituality. 

    Specializations

    Degree Requirements

    Transforming Spirituality

    People who choose this specialization are able to pursue in depth studies in psycho-spiritual development, spirituality, and elective courses that will enhance their goals in ministry.

    I. Specified Certificate Requirements

    • STMM 5610 Contemporary Christian Spirituality and Prayer (3)
    • STMM 5630 History of Spirituality (3)
    • STMM 5710 The Art of Spiritual Direction (3)
    • STMA 5700 Spiritual Discernment (3)
    • STMA 5610 Psycho-Spiritual Development (3)
    • STMA 5740 Spirituality Synthesis (3)
    • Electives (9)

    MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED......................................... 27

    Spiritual Direction

    Those with a history of spiritual practice and receiving spiritual direction, as well as experience in listening to the faith journeys of others, may apply for the specialization in spiritual direction. Admission into this specialization is dependent on demonstrated readiness.

    I. Specified Certificate Requirements

    • STMM 5610 Contemporary Christian Spirituality and Prayer (3)
    • STMM 5630 History of Spirituality (3)
    • STMM 5710 The Art of Spiritual Direction (3)
    • STMA 5700 Spiritual Discernment (3)
    • STMA 5610 Psycho-Spiritual Development (3)
    • STMA 5740 Spirituality Synthesis (3)

    II. Specified Spiritual Direction Requirements

    • STMA 5530 Art of Spiritual Direction Practicum I (3)
    • STMA 5540 Art of Spiritual Direction Practicum II (3)
    • STMA 5710 Critical Issues in Spirituality (3)

    MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED ........................................ 27 

     
     

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