Certificate Overview

The Certificate in Spiritual Formation offers students a background in spirituality and pastoral ministry. This certificate program is especially geared to formation directors, spiritual directors, parish ministers, retreat directors well as for those who want an academic background for a ministry of spiritual accompaniment.

The certificate can be completed in one or more years and is a *twenty-four credit hour *certificate.

Catholic Theological Union offers a wide variety of certificate programs for students who wish to specialize in their theological education or prepare for service in new ministries.

Certificates vary in length from 18 to 24 hours of course work.

You may earn certificates in the following areas: Asian Pastoral Theology and Ministry, Biblical Spirituality, Black Theology and Ministry, Franciscan Spirituality, Hispanic Theology and Ministry, Intercultural Studies, Interreligious Studies, Liturgical Studies, Mission Studies, Pastoral Studies, Reconciliation and Restorative Justice, Spirituality, and Spiritual Formation.