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We are different

UTS gives you credit for your life and work experience. We give you credit for past courses, continuing education, and certificates that you have received. If you have started down an educational path and did not finish then UTS may be able to help. We understand that hands-on life experience is as important as learning from textbooks and lectures. Oftentimes, life is the best teacher. Leadership grows out from relationships we form with those we support, where providing comfort and hope at the heart of our jobs.

Our Degree Programs

UTS specializes in degrees that emphasize professional growth and spiritual enrichment. We offer personalized Master and Doctorate degrees, affordably and online, in the areas of: spiritual care, chaplaincy, spiritual direction and chaplaincy pastoral psychotherapy. Our current degree programs include:

School of Spiritual Care

  • Master of Theology Degree in Spiritual Care
  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Spiritual Care


School of Spiritual Direction

  • Master of Theology Degree in Spiritual Direction
  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Spiritual Direction 


School of Chaplaincy

  • Master of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy
  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy


School of Psychospiritual Counseling

  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Clinical Pastoral Psychotherapy 
  • Doctor of Theology Degree in Biblical Christian Counseling


To learn more, please visit our website: www.uofts.org

Degree-Granting Authority

On December 29, 2016, the SCA University of Theology received exemption approval by the State of Washington. The Washington Student Achievement Council reviewed the materials provided by UTS and determined that the degree programs listed met the requirements of Chapter RCW 28B.85.040(2)(c) and WAC 250-61-060(7) of the Washington Degree-Granting Institutions Act and thus has granted SCA UTS religious exemption. UTS will be applying for accreditation through one of the approved accreditors with the department of education as soon as it is eligible.

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We invite you to apply or to learn more by visiting:



Spiritual Growth

Or contact us:

SCA University of Theology and Spirituality
2607 Bridgeport Way West, Suite 1A
University Place, WA 98466
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