Masters Programs in Spirituality

Compare 2 Masters Programs in Spirituality

A master’s degree is a popular graduate degree pursued by students who want to further their knowledge in a specific study field. It can be obtained full- or part-time, which is beneficial for those who want to work while advancing their education.

What is a Master in Spirituality? In this program, students focus their studies on deepening their understanding of spirituality. Each curriculum will vary on specific content, but many will study contemporary and classical spiritual traditions, figures, and movements. Some topics that may be studied include classical Christian writers, history of spirituality, biblical foundations of spirituality, integration of psychology and spirituality, and fundamental principles of spiritual direction. Many programs also include courses related to proposal writing and research.

Students who pursue this degree benefit in that they develop communication skills that allow them to present ideas clearly. They also learn how to work as part of a team and how to think and write critically.

Understanding the costs involved with earning this master’s degree is important. Factors may include location, duration, and residence status, and these can vary greatly from one place to the next. Once students have inquired about specific fees, they can also ask about financial help.

Earning a master’s degree in spirituality can lead to a variety of different careers. Some job titles may include spiritual psychologist, minister of spiritual direction, congregational leader, counselor, college minister, clergy member, teacher, meditation instructor, and mission worker. Spirituality reaches across all borders, so graduates may find a job in all areas of the world in different private and non-profit organizations.

A Master in Spirituality can be earned at a number of international and domestic colleges. Some programs are even available online. To learn what is available, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Master Theology

Université Francophone du Congo
Campus Full time September 2017 Congo, DR Goma

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Masters in Spirituality. Master Theology UFRACO will use all possible means to achieve its objectives by intensifying conferences, seminars, symposiums, scientific days. And as a university linked to the Bologna process, the LMD system, through the mobility of its students and professors with other universities attached to the system. UFRACO adopts the following philosophy: 1) Facilitate the mobility of students and learners in Central Africa and the Great Lakes in particular as well as throughout the world. 10 2) To make the training offerings of African countries legible, visible and predictable; 3) Valuing African formations on a global scale and making them compatible, adoptable and adaptable to knowledge and practiced rigorously in all other countries. It is the national program, plus the cross-curricular courses, but the system is that of License , Master and Doctorate (LMD). However, we will closely follow the different orientations of the Ministry of Trustees on this system. [-]

Master in Ecumenical Studies (MESt)

University of Bonn Center for Religion and Society
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months October 2017 Germany Bonn

The MESt covers a field of knowledge: the plurality of Christianities, the plurality of European and non-European churches and theologies, the plurality of religious differences in general and in their cultural contexts, and main concepts of the types of unity of Churches/Christianity to be desired as well as concepts regarding peaceful and respectful interactions of religions. In Bonn you will study this within the context of topics. [+]

The MESt covers a field of knowledge: the plurality of Christianities, the plurality of European and non-European churches and theologies, the plurality of religious differences in general and in their cultural contexts, and main concepts of the types of unity of Churches/Christianity to be desired as well as concepts regarding peaceful and respectful interactions of religions. In Bonn you will study this within the context of topics. A co-operative process of students and lecturers The students' familiarity with their background is an integral part of the learning process. Without the students' competences, the learning and teaching process would realize only half of its potential. The program strives for being sensitive to the religious and cultural embeddedness of researchers and students in the field of religion, as this embeddedness is not merely to be put in brackets while doing academic research, but rather can be laid open und thus also be openly reflected. Starting with the academic year 2013/2014, the Master's program in Ecumenical Studies is offered in two formats. Students who hold a 3-year Bachelor's Degree qualify for the two-year MESt (officially called MEESt- Extended Ecumenical Studies), while students who hold a 4-year Bachelor's Degree qualify either for the one-year or the two-year MESt. Program Components The Master's Program in Ecumenical Studies consists of: Lectures and seminars A six-week internship (one-year MESt) / A nine-week internship Internships are to take place between the winter and summer semesters (i.e. in February and March), for the one-year program resp. between the first... [-]