UTS offers two graduate degrees in Spiritual Direction:
Master of Theology Degree in Spiritual Direction (M. Th. SPDI)
Doctor of Theology Degree in Spiritual Direction (D. Th. SPDI)
The Spiritual Direction degree programs provide students with the skill set and knowledge to serve as a spiritual director to individuals seeking religious guidance and faith instruction. A spiritual director serves as a midwife for the soul, assisting others in the development of their own spiritual growth and development.
SPDI degree programs are focused on an integrative approach to Spiritual Direction in multiple facets while providing a pathway for personal and inter-spiritual growth. Students study religious and faith culture, theology, psychology and ethics through an inclusive and progressive spiritual lens. He or she will develop knowledge, skills and a multicultural understanding of individuals who are traveling a spiritual path, while also finding meaning and personal spiritual enrichment through study and partnership with fellow students. Self-discovery goes hand-in-hand with our teaching philosophy.
Graduate Degrees in Spiritual Direction
The Master of Theology Degree (M.Th.) in Spiritual Direction (SPDI) program is designed for those who have already had some experience in the art of spiritual direction and have earned a Bachelor Degree. These are people who feel called to provide spiritual guidance to others who are seeking unity and spiritual understanding. Click here to learn more.
The Doctor of Theology Degree (D.Th.) in Spiritual Direction (SPDI) program is designed for those who have already had some experience in the art of spiritual direction. It implies that they have been working in the field with a Master of Theology Degree in Spiritual Direction or a similar degree. These are people who feel called to provide spiritual guidance to others at the highest potential for those who are seeking unity and spiritual understanding. Click here to learn more.
Many people hold certificates of completion in Spiritual Direction. If you are a person who has already received certifications, experience, or training in Spiritual Direction and would like to put that training towards a degree tract, then this track is for you.