Through our partnership with Baylor Continuing Education, participants in the spiritual direction training program may include Baylor University faculty and staff, Truett Seminary alumni, alumni of other theological institutions, and other interested applicants. Prerequisites in biblical and theological education (at least 12 credit hours at an undergraduate or graduate level) and personal references will be required for admission.
This program requires a four-semester commitment in order to receive certification in spiritual direction. Cohort Two meets Fall 2019 - Spring 2021 on Saturdays. Cohort Three meets Fall 2020 – Spring 2022 on Mondays. Please visit the Program Home page for proposed dates.
For Cohort Two, Year One tuition of $1,040 is due August 2019, and Year Two tuition of $1,040 is due in August 2020. Students must also purchase books and be prepared to pay personal spiritual direction fees.
For Cohort Three, Year One tuition of $1,095 is due August 2020, and Year Two tuition of $1,095 is due in August 2021. Students must also purchase books and be prepared to pay personal spiritual direction fees.
All applications are processed and approved through Truett Seminary, then registration next steps are taken with Baylor Continuing Education. If you are eligible for employee tuition remission, please contact Baylor Human Resources for information on this process. Those qualifying for tuition remission must complete the application process and be approved through the Truett Spiritual Formation office to participate in the program. Please contact Truett_SpiritualForm@baylor.edu for the application and reference forms.
Cohort 3: June 1, 2020
Cohort 4: June 1, 2021