The Seattle School prepares artists, pastors, therapists, counselors, and entrepreneurs to be leaders, healers, and culture-shapers. Training comes in many different forms. Whether you are ready for an immersive graduate degree program, interested in short but intensive certificates or weekend conferences, or just looking for brief, focused evening lectures, we offer programs to fit your needs and schedule.

Graduate Programs

You’re ready to dive deep and develop your calling
in an immersive graduate program.

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Master of Divinity

Prepare to lead the church in new ways

Our three-year Master of Divinity (MDiv) program prepares you to see and lead the church in new ways as it evolves with culture. Richly multi-denominational, it meets the ordination requirements for a variety of faith traditions.

3 year graduate degree
pastors, congregational revitalizers, missional pioneers, chaplains, and culture-shapers
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Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Live out your incarnational calling through counseling psychology

Our three-year Counseling Psychology graduate program is rooted in the belief that we are created, known, wounded, and healed in the context of relationship. Our Trinitarian Theology gives roots to our theory of change, and our psychodynamic methodology develops thoughtful, committed practitioners. You’ll engage your mind, body, and soul as you gain the knowledge, hands-on skill, and personal awareness needed to facilitate healing and transformation.

3 year graduate degree
therapists, counselors, clinicians, social workers, spiritual directors
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Master of Arts in Theology & Culture

Find your vocation, rooted in theology and culture

Our two-year MA in Theology & Culture trains you to make meaning and lead change at the intersection of theology and culture. Attune yourself to the narratives of God, others, yourself, and the cultural context that surrounds you to become transformative storytellers and provocateurs of change.

2 year graduate degree
leaders, artists, activists, and, social entrepreneurs
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Professional Development Certificate Programs

You are looking for substance and credentials,
without giving up your day job.

The Allender Center

World-class training in trauma recovery with Dr. Dan Allender

The Allender Center is a training and transformation hub for pastors, therapists, lay counselors, and community leaders to understand their own stories in order to more deeply enter the lives of those they are called to love and serve, especially in the area of trauma and abuse recovery. From intimate hands-on workshops to large-scale conferences, we offer a variety of training opportunities, all developed by Dr. Dan Allender and The Allender Center Teaching Staff.

lay counselors, pastors, leaders, activists, and professional counselors

Leadership in the New Parish Certificate

Discover a new way of being the church

In this series of four-day sessions you will reimagine your community as you go beyond the programs, buildings, and liturgy we often see as “church.” Dr. Dwight Friesen, Paul Sparks, and Tim Soerens curate this collaborative, practical think-tank focused on equipping leaders to live out shalom in your unique place.

4 four-day sessions over 8 months
Pastors, leaders, artists, and social entrepreneurs

Resilient Leaders Project

Cultivate a good life that supports
your good work.

A one-year program that trains pastors, changemakers in non-profits, social entrepreneurs — leaders doing good work on behalf of their community — to restore their inner resilience and live into their purpose regenerativity.

4 Multi-day modules over one year
Pastors, Clergy, Non-Profit Leaders

Continuing Education & Events

You desire high impact learning with flexible scheduling.

Personal transformation can happen in small doses at any point in your life. The Seattle School welcomes the public to engage in a range of learning opportunities. Take in a three-day conference, get deep into a weekend workshop, attend an evening lecture, or sit in on a class.

See our events calendar, visit the academic catalog, or just contact us to find out what is happening today.