Students who wish to pursue a Certificate in Spiritual Direction should:

  1. Have a master's-level theological degree or completed diaconal formation program 

  2. Receive regular spiritual direction for at least one year prior to enrollment (at least six meetings/year)

  3. Recommended minimum age of 30

  4. Complete the application process: 

    • 3 recommendations

    • Application form

    • Application essays

    • Entrance interview

Request an application form by emailing

Application period for the January 2021 cohort will start March 1, 2020. Applications must be submitted by August 1, 2020. All applications will be reviewed between August 1 and October 1, 2020, with the admissions decisions announced immediately after the review process is complete.