Global Ministries University offers a Master of Theology Degree in Spiritual Companionship which is completely online and can be custom designed.  This program is not intended to prepare an individual to be a spiritual director but rather, its purpose is to enhance an individual’s ministry, by providing a background in spiritual companioning.  Students wishing to receive a Master of Theology Degree in Spiritual Companionship will explore spiritual direction, spiritual journaling and the relationship between Jung’s psychological theory and the spiritual dimension of human development. 

Following is a suggested curriculum for those pursuing a Master of Theology Degree in Spiritual Companionship: 

Possible course of study for the Spiritual Companionship theme:
TH540 Spirituality for the 21st Century

TH541 Spiritual Journaling 

TH646 Journey Into the Spiritual Center

TH588 An Overview of Spiritual Direction  

IPA688 Spiritual Direction 

TH721The Psychology of C.G. Jung and the Spiritual Life 

All students who are accepted into the Master of Theology Degree Completion Program must hold a bachelor’s degree.

Credits Required
The Master of Theology Degree Completion Program requires 36 credits.

Prior Learning and Life Experience Allowance
Prior Learning Allowance
A maximum of 18 credits for prior learning experience.
Prior Life Experience Allowance
A maximum of 9 credits may be awarded for life experience.
A combined total of up to 18 of the required 36 credits may be awarded for prior learning and life experience.

Credit Earned Through Global Ministries University
Students must earn 18 credits through Global Ministries University.

Core Requirements:
TH799 Master of Theology Thesis
 (6 credits) or Two Additional Courses in lieu of a

supervised internship, students will be required to demonstrate extensive research skills and will design a research project leading to a Master’s Thesis.   This project will be interdisciplinary and focus on a core theme. There is also an option to waive the thesis by taking two additional courses. 

Application Process
To enroll in the Master of Theology Degree Completion Program, complete and submit application with $25 application fee.