School of Spiritual Care

Departments in spiritual care are for those of all caregiving disciplines, settings, and roles who desire to specialize in a spiritual care.

The programs will provide an overview of spirituality and religion, the benefits of spiritual care, spiritual distress, spiritual screening, and spiritual conversations as well as core skills that can improve the interventions that can be provided.

Department of Spiritual Care

 

The Spiritual Care Program provides the skill set and knowledge to understand the scope of spirituality and integrate appropriate and ethical care into professional practice. 

 

Degrees Offered:

Master of Theology in Spiritual Care (MTH-SC) – 48 credits

Doctor of Theology Degree in Spiritual Care (DTH-SC) – 54 credits

Department of Chaplaincy

 

The Chaplaincy Degree programs provide students with the skill set and knowledge to serve as a chaplain in a variety of settings including health care, the military, first response, business, corrections, and the community. 

 

Degrees Offered:

Associate of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (ATH-CH) – 33 credits

Bachelor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (BTH-CH) – 39 credits

Master of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (MTH-CH) – 48 credits

Doctor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (DTH-CH) – 54 credits

Doctor of Chaplaincy Degree in Chaplaincy (CHD-CH) – 54 credits

Department of CPE Supervision

 

The CPE Supervision program is for those who desire to enhance their practice as a supervisor in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).

 

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy & CPE Supervision (DTH-SU) – 48 hours

Doctor of Chaplaincy Degree in Chaplaincy & CPE Supervision (CHD-SU) – 48 hours

Department of Psychophysiology Chaplaincy

 

The Psychophysiology Chaplaincy program integrates knowledge of the relationship and interaction between mind and body and how they impact each other. 

 

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Chaplaincy in Pastoral Psychophysiology (CHD-PP) – 48 hours

Department of Thanatology

 

The Thanatology program focuses on the study of death and the practices associated with it, particularly the needs of the terminally ill and their families. 

 

Degrees Offered:

Master of Theology Degree in Thanatology (MTH-TY) – 42 credits

Doctor of Theology Degree in Thanatology (DTH-TY) – 42 credits

Department of Psychotraumatology – Coming very soon!

 

The Psychotraumatology program focuses on the care of persons experiencing traumatic situations.  It includes:

 

First Responder Chaplaincy

Suicidology

Critical Incident Stress Management

Department of Corporate Chaplaincy – Coming very soon!

 

Department of Penology & Prison Chaplaincy - Coming very soon!

 

 

For more information, including courses, see the Student Handbook.

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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