Continuing Education

San Francisco Theological Seminary offers a wealth of continuing education opportunities for students and working professionals interested in short-term discipline study, refresher courses, and deepening their personal spirituality and the spirituality of others. Please see our offerings below!

Deepening Our Trust: Living Authentic Questions
This five-day retreat for Spiritual Directors will provide an opportunity to renew, refresh, and reconnect through daily contemplative worship, plenaries, and afternoon peer practice. Our plenary speaker will be Dr. Elizabeth Liebert, SNJM, Professor of Spiritual Life at San Francisco Theological Seminary.

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Diploma in Executive Leadership

Leadership is about Being, Knowing and Doing. The Diploma in Executive Leadership fosters growth in these three areas in the following ways:

Being - Personal formation: You will gain a deeper self-awareness, leading to identification of areas for on-going self-work in “emotional and spiritual intelligence” as a leader of a complex community.

Knowing - Knowledge base: Your understanding of theological perspectives and organizational development will be broadened for the wise practice of leadership appropriate to your context.

Doing - Skills for practice: Your capacities in innovative application and adaptation of techniques and tools for organizational communication and collaborative leadership will be expanded.

And, you will gain a community of practice, as you form new relationships with colleagues in leadership, both in and outside of ministerial settings.

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Certificate in Trauma and Spiritual Care

The Certificate in Trauma and Spiritual Care will provide working professionals in both clinical and pastoral settings with the skills to incorporate spirituality into the healing counsel they provide to trauma victims.

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Certificate in Worship Leadership

This new four-course certificate program is geared towards lay leaders, pastors, and others who help shape worship services. The program will cover a range of topics, from music and preaching, to prayer and liturgy.

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Educational Programs

Master of Divinity
Master of Arts in Theological Studies
Doctor of Ministry
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
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Contact Information

San Francisco Theological Seminary
105 Seminary Rd
San Anselmo CA, 94960
Phone: 415.451.2800