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Degree Requirements

MA in Applied Pastoral Theology

60 quarter credits

Pre-Course Requirements (2 crs.)

Personal Covenant & Orientation
Graduate Writing
Personal Spiritual Direction, Formation & Mission

Year One: Foundational Content & Practicum I (18 crs.)

Scriptural Frameworks for Pastoral & Spiritual Care
Interfaith Theological Frameworks for Pastoral & Spiritual Care
Pastoral & Spiritual Identity
Pastoral & Spiritual Counseling Strategies
Issues in Pastoral & Spiritual Care
Supervised Practicum I: Special Arrangement or Supervised Practicum I: Cooperative

Year Two: Practical Content & Practicum II (18 crs.)

Liturgies, Rituals, Preaching, Teachings & Spiritual Practices of Christianity, Judaism & Islam
Liturgies, Rituals, Preaching, Teachings & Spiritual Practices of Eastern (& Native American) Traditions
Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Pastoral & Spiritual Care 
Applied Ethics & the Pastoral or Spiritual Care Provider 
Pastoral & Spiritual Care in Times of Loss, Grief & Bereavement
Supervised Practicum II: Special Arrangement or Supervised Practicum II: Cooperative

Year Three: Synthesis/Praxis Content (15 crs.)

Prayer & Spirituality of the Pastoral & Spiritual Care Provider
(W)holy Listening: Spiritual Direction as an Presence to the Journey of the Soul
Contemporary & Personal Theology of Pastoral & Spiritual Care
Theological Reflection in Pastoral & Spiritual Care
Professional Advancement

Master's Project (7 crs.)

Master's Project I
Master's Project II
Master's Project III
Colloquium/Presentation Day for Master's Project
Thesis Completion

Please see current Marylhurst University Catalog for complete information.

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August 08, 2014

Labyrinth Walk: Walking for World Peace

You are invited to walk the labyrinth. In the reflective ambiance of Flavia Salon in Marylhurst's Flavia Hall, walk our indoor canvas labyrinth. ...

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August 28, 2014

Labyrinth Group at Marylhurst - Monthly Meeting

You are invited to join members of Labyrinth Group at Marylhurst. The group is currently discussing plans for the placement of a permanent labyri...

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October 23, 2014

Graduate Programs Information Session

Learn about Marylhurst's graduate degree programs. MA - Applied Pastoral Theology. MA - Art Therapy Counseling. MA - Interdisciplinary Studies. MA...

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