Seattle Pacific Seminary

  • Brenda Salter McNeil

    The Master of Arts in Reconciliation and Intercultural Studies (MA-RIS) is one of four master of arts degrees that Seattle Pacific Seminary offers. SPS also offers a master of divinity (MDiv) degree and a Graduate Certificate in Christian Studies.

Deadline to apply to SPS: July 31

Are you interested in being part of a thriving seminary community in a rich, urban setting? Do you want your graduate studies to affect not just your mind, but also your heart? Join us in a fellowship of learning, discipleship, worship, and mission, where you and your study of theology can flourish. With a unique model of theological education we call “Academy, Abbey, Apostolate®,” Seattle Pacific Seminary will equip you for ministry in the 21st century.

Seminary News and Events Highlights

Considering Seminary? Discernment Weekend 2018

If you’ve ever wondered whether seminary was for you, Seattle Pacific Seminary invites you to explore your calling and vocation at Discernment Weekend on November 2 and 3, 2018.

Discernment Weekend offers a day and a half of teaching, prayer, discussion, thoughtful challenge, worship, fellowship, and food with Seattle Pacific Seminary faculty and students, along with others who are considering seminary.

2017 SOT Statement on Racial Justice

The School of Theology at SPU has released a Statement on Racial Justice. Click here to read.

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SPU's SPU’s Christian Social Entrepreneurship Program

Lorna Gaffney, a student in SPU’s Christian Social Entrepreneurship program and a volunteer at Eden’s Glory Safe House in Greenville, Illinois, along with Co-Founders Ginger Coakley and Annie Schomaker, share the story of manufacturing space renovation. All agree that the CSE program at SPU gave Gaffney the ideas, feedback, and skills to grow their social enterprise to “bring more people to freedom.”

ATS Accreditation

Seattle Pacific Seminary of Seattle Pacific University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association of Theological Schools, 10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1110; (412) 788-6505.  The following degree programs are approved by the Commission on Accrediting: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Asian-American Ministry (Professional MA), Master of Arts in Business and Applied Theology (Professional MA), Master of Arts in Christian Leadership (Professional MA), Master of Arts in Reconciliation and Intercultural Studies (Professional MA), Master of Arts (Christian Scripture) (Academic MA), and Master of Arts (Christian Studies) (Academic MA).

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