Certificate Overview


The Certificate in Spiritual Direction is designed for students who desire more extensive preparation in the area of Christian Spirituality than the Certificate in Christian Spirituality entails, and who feel called to serve as Certified Spiritual Directors, This program requires 28 hours of Master’s level credit—the nineteen hours of the Certificate in Christian Spirituality with an additional nine hours for certification as a spiritual director. The certificate requires 28 credit hours.

Certificate in Spiritual Direction

Course Requirements
CS 501: Introduction to Christian Spirituality 4 hours
CS 510: Spiritual Disciplines and Practices 3 hours
CS 640: Congregations as Systems 3 hours
CS 650: Theological Foundations of Christian Spirituality 3 hours
CS 664: History of Christian Spirituality 3 hours
CS 665: Christian Devotional Classics 3 hours
CS 767: Techniques of Spiritual Direction 3 hours
CS 780/781: Spiritual Direction Practicum 6 hours
Total: 28 Hours
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