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During these difficult times our world is facing, we need theologically informed and educated ministry leaders; more than ever.  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 transformational ministry in the church and world.




Seminary Degrees

As a Seminary student, you can choose from a Master of Arts (MA) degree offering seven concentrations, a Master of Divinity (MDiv), and four Dual Degrees (MBA, MST) — as well as a Graduate Certificate in Christian Studies — all of which support SPU’s vision to engage the culture and change the world with the transforming gospel of Jesus Christ.

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 Theology, with the following concentrations: Christian Scripture, Christian Traditions, Worship and the Arts, Christian Ministry, Theological Integration, Theology and Ethics, and Reconciliation and Intercultural Studies.

Seminary News and Events Highlights

Considering Seminary? Join Us for Our Autumn 2020 Discernment Days

If you’ve ever wondered whether seminary was for you, Seattle Pacific Seminary invites you to explore your calling and vocation at Discernment Days on November 12 or November 13. Discernment Days offers teaching, prayer, discussion, and thoughtful challenge with Seattle Pacific Seminary faculty, along with others who are considering seminary. Learn more about what you can expect at Discernment Days.

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Jun Kwak

Meet Jun Kwak

MDiv student Jun Kwak discusses his experience at Seattle Pacific Seminary.

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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.”