Admissions 
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The SCA University of Theology and Spirituality (UTS) degree programs are designed to assist the busy religious professional by offering accessible, online courses that work around their schedules and from their location. UTS also has classes offered in the evening and workshops on weekends for students in the Seattle, WA USA area.

UTS offers Associate degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, and Doctoral Degrees in the following areas of study: 

Associate Degrees:

  • Associate of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy

  • Associate of Theology Degree in Progressive Christian Studies

Bachelor's Degrees:

  • Bachelor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy

  • Bachelor of Theology Degree in Progressive Christian Studies

Master's Degrees:

  • Master of Theology Degree in Spiritual Care

  • Master of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy

  • Master of Theology Degree in Spiritual Direction

  • Master of Theology Degree in Progressive Christian Studies

  • Master of Theology Degree in Islamic Studies

  • Master of Theology Degree in Jewish Studies

  • Master of Divinity Degree in Pastoral Ministry

  • Master of Theology Degree in Thanatology

 

Doctorate Degrees:

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Spiritual Care

  • Doctor of Theology Degree Progressive Christian Studies

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Islamic Studies

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Jewish Studies

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Spiritual Direction

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy

  • Doctor of Chaplaincy Degree in Chaplaincy (Ch.D.)

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy & CPE Supervision

  • Doctor of Chaplaincy Degree in Chaplaincy & CPE Supervision (Ch.D.)

  • Doctor of Chaplaincy Degree in Pastoral Psychophysiology (Ch.D.)

  • Doctor of Divinity Degree in Pastoral Ministry

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Clinical Pastoral Psychotherapy

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Biblical Christian Counseling

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Thanatology

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Religious Education

 

The professors at SCA UTS are religious, spiritual care, and chaplain professionals, working in the field, who understand the needs of ministers and church staff providing experienced mentorship for students throughout their program duration.

Click here to view the Student Handbook.

 

Graduate Admission Requirements:

Prerequisites:

  • Master's Degree - Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in ministry, chaplaincy, social work, or equivalent for a master's program.

  • Doctoral Degrees - Applicants must hold a master's degree from an academic or professional institution for doctoral programs.

Graduate Degrees Documents:

  • Official academic transcripts or educational records (undergraduate for master’s applicants and seminary/graduate for doctoral applicants) are to be sent directly from the granting institution to the Office of the Registrar upon formal application.

  • Complete an application online. Applications are accepted and processed throughout the year. Evaluation of applications takes approximately two weeks.

  • A ministry statement is required of all applicants. This statement should express the applicant's own personal commitment to the program chosen and why the applicant feels it would serve his/her professional needs. Ministry experience should be listed as part of this statement. This is the core component of the application.

  • Two letters of recommendation are required for all degree programs. These letters may be from a professional colleague, former professor, lay member of the parish, or ministry professional.

  • A non-refundable application fee of $40.00 must accompany the application.

SCA University of Theology and Spirituality

www.UofTS.org
 

West Coast Office:

2607 Bridgeport Way West, Suite 1-A

University Place, WA 98466

Phone:  (253) 442-6850

Fax: (253) 212-3343

info@UofTS.org

East Coast Office:

505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 900

New York, NY 10018

Phone: (212) 644-1111

Fax: (212) 758-9959

info@UofTS.org

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University of Theology and Spirituality

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