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We are excited you've chosen to explore San Francisco Theological Seminary, part of the Graduate School of Theology at the University of Redlands. Whether you're interested in a master's or doctor of ministry degree, chaplain certification or trauma counseling, SFTS can help you expand your spiritual ministry skills and enhance your leadership discernment.

The recent union between San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS) and University of Redlands creates the U of R Graduate School of Theology and a new kind of seminary for the 21st century—one that preserves the core values of SFTS while appealing to a broader audience for a hopeful, loving engagement with the world.

San Francisco Theological Seminary is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

We offer three degrees:
Master of Divinity
Master of Arts in Theological Studies
Doctor of Ministry

Graduate level diplomas:
Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction
Diploma in Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care Research Literacy
Diploma in Advanced Pastoral Studies

Non-degree programs:
Clinical Pastoral Education
Certificate in Spiritual Direction
Certificate in Trauma and Spiritual Care

In conjunction with the Graduate Theological Union, SFTS offers:
Master of Arts

The Graduate Theological Union and University of California, Berkeley, combine resources to offer:
Doctor of Philosophy


For more information, please contact:

Kristin Dableo-Martel, Associate Director for Enrollment | 415.451.2831