Seattle University in Alaska:
School of Theology & Ministry
Archbishop Schwietz is delighted to announce, through the efforts of the Office of Faith Formation, Seattle University offers the Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (MAPS) in Anchorage, Alaska. Extending over a three-year period, the degree format will feature intensive Summer School offerings and one course each quarter in a format of two intensive weekends.
Anyone interested in Ministerial and Theological Education is encouraged to
Check the degree requirements - click here.
Fall, Winter & Spring Quarter classes are held at Providence Medical Center Health Park, Vista Room | Anchorage
The Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (MAPS) degree integrates theological excellence, strong pastoral leadership skills, and in depth spiritual formation. It is a first-rate pastoral formation program for both Catholic lay ecclesial ministers and for Protestant lay leaders. It also provides almost half of the requirements for the Master of Divinity for those who wish to pursue ordination in a Protestant tradition or for other major pastoral leadership positions.
Features of the Program for Alaska
- A cohort of 20+ qualified, committed students
- Excellent teaching by a renowned faculty
- A rich ecumenical and multicultural mix
- Access to the rich library and technology resources of Seattle University
- A three-year commitment (four summers and three years of weekends)
- Spiritual formation integrated into academic work
- Courses also available on the Seattle University campus