The School of Theology and Ministry is a part of Seattle University, a Jesuit Catholic University built on spirituality and social justice, an inclusively Christian school, with dedication to interreligious relationship for the common good. The School of Theology and Ministry offers 6 graduate degrees, 3 professional certificates and professional development courses. When you attend the School of Theology and Ministry you choose to earn more than just a degree, it becomes fulfillment within your community, the confidence to break through barriers and the ability to step out and make a change.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Faustino (Tito) Cruz has accepted the position of Dean of the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education at Fordham University.
Jun 23, 2017
Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies Student Donna Cheesebrough, publishes article entitled, “Care for Creation – A Historical Perspective and Path Forward” in the Ecumenical Trends journal.
Jun 19, 2017
The School of Theology and Ministry is offering two more online courses in the Certificate in Church and Non-profit Management program. The certificate program and course series, developed by the Economics and Pastoral Leadership Project, supports pastors and other religious leaders manage the “business” side of faith-based organizations.
Jun 15, 2017
This Fall the School of Theology and Ministry will offer 'Pacific Northwest Culture & Identity' courses that focus on Lutheran, Presbyterian, United Methodist and UUA denominations.
Jun 14, 2017
Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership Alumnus, John Fauver, launches scientific leadership workshop for postdocs at Fred Hutch.
Jun 12, 2017
The School of Theology and Ministry’s Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs is excited to welcome its newest team member, Rev. Maggie Breen, as Community Engagement Manager.
Jun 6, 2017
Read Dr. Mark Markuly’s reflection on free speech, critical thinking and passionate debates within higher education and the world.
May 31, 2017
Dean Mark Markuly of the School of Theology and Ministry offers his perspective on the recent Pope and President Vatican visit in King 5 interview.
May 31, 2017
On April 25-27, the School of Theology and Ministry’s Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs hosted its Inaugural Symposium on Homelessness here at Seattle University. The symposium brought together 15 Center scholars from across the country and globe to explore the religious, spiritual and ethical dimensions of homelessness, in conversation with local faith leaders and other community partners, with the goal of generating more effective faith-based action.
May 18, 2017
Each year the School of Theology and Ministry recognizes students who have exceptional service to the community and whose academic scholarship merits recognition. We are excited to announce this year’s award winners who were honored at this month’s Dean’s Dinner.
May 17, 2017
The Parliament of the World’s Religions is the world’s largest, and most inclusive gathering of the global interfaith movement. Dr. Michael Reid Trice explains the opportunity and impact of this event on the Pacific Northwest.
May 16, 2017
Bishop Elaine J.W. Stanovsky appoints Master of Divinity students and alumnus to Pastoral positions in United Methodist Churches
May 15, 2017
The School of Theology and Ministry’s Director of the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs, Dr. Manuel Mejido, will teach Theologies of Liberation, a unique opportunity for students to study the unpublished translation of a liberation theology classic.
May 11, 2017
Seattle University hosted the annual Mentor Day for the Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. The event focused on connecting students and emerging professionals with respected members of the WAMFT community.
May 10, 2017
STM students are invited to participate in the Talking Faith & Money: Student Forum event on May 23. This event is the second of a series of special topics forums being hosted by the School of Theology and Ministry’s Economics & Pastoral Leadership Project, to engage students across campus in conversation around the theme of faith and money.
May 5, 2017
The Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) awarded Seattle University alumna and current doctoral student, Sister Maria Nassali, the International Peace Scholarship.
May 3, 2017
The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs is hosting its Inaugural Symposium on Homelessness on April 25-27, 2017, at Seattle University. The symposium brings together 15 Center scholars from across the country and globe to explore the religious, spiritual and ethical dimensions of homelessness, in conversation with local faith leaders and other community partners, with the goal of generating more effective faith-based action.
Apr 25, 2017
Read Dr. Mark Markuly’s reflection on truth referencing TIME magazines "Is Truth Dead?" and "Is God Dead?" issues.
Apr 21, 2017
Recent graduate Irene DeMaris is now working as the Associate Director at the Center for Public Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C.
Apr 19, 2017
MATL student Fadi Aboulesaad, welcomed into the next step of his Jesuit formation by becoming a Deacon.
Apr 13, 2017
The School of Theology and Ministry proudly announces the advancements of two faculty members: Dr. Michael Reid Trice and Dr. Christie Eppler
Apr 11, 2017
“Religion and Atheisms – from Voltaire to Dawkins” offer STM students a look into these eighteenth- and nineteenth-century texts, taught by visiting professor and renowned scholar in the field, Dr. Nicholas Adams.
Apr 7, 2017
The School of Theology and Ministry's Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs publishes donor update citing work from August 2015 - March 2017.
Mar 23, 2017
Read Dr. Mark Markuly’s reflection on the Search For Meaning event and the experience of purpose, meaning, and confidence in the worthwhileness of our humanity and creation.
Mar 22, 2017
Rev. Clinton McNair, the founding director of the counseling program at Seattle University passed away after a short illness. Dr. McNair was a trusted colleague and friend to many at the school and university, an active American Baptist minister in the Puget Sound region, and leader in the pastoral counseling community in the Pacific Northwest through the American Association of Pastoral Counselors.
Mar 21, 2017
STM students are invited to participate in the Talking Faith & Money: Student Forum event on April 4. This event is the first of a series of special topics forums being hosted by the School of Theology and Ministry’s Economics & Pastoral Leadership Project, to engage students across campus in conversation around the theme of faith and money.
Mar 20, 2017
Dr. Michael Reid Trice, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue at the School of Theology and Ministry, publishes chapter connecting incarceration and theological thought.
Mar 17, 2017
The Wabash Center selected Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry professor and Director of Contextual Education, Dr. Mark Chung Hearn, to take part in the 2017-2018 Teaching and Learning Workshop series.
Mar 16, 2017
The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs is pleased to announce its first cohort of scholars. These scholars join the Center’s initiative to bring together innovative interreligious thinking and faith-based action around homelessness.
Mar 15, 2017