Classes begin with August Intensives
- Spiritual Formation and Personal Practice (offered as an August two-week intensive each year)
Five of the following:
- Quakers Among Mystics
- New Frontiers in Spirituality
- History of Christian Spirituality
- Spirituality of Peacemaking
- The Spirit of Islam
- Mysticism: An Interfaith Exploration
- Quaker Spirituality
- Individual Spiritual Direction
Learn more about Michael Birkel, Professor of Christian Spirituality, and our other teaching faculty.
Request more information or apply online.
ESR's certificate programs combine foundational classes with specialized courses that deeply explore areas of concentration. Students can choose from residential, intensive, online or hybrid residential/online courses to fulfill certificate requirements. These flexible yet rigorous programs can support vocational or ministry goals, or serve as an interim step toward a degree program.
Certificate cost: $600/credit hour (most certificates are 18 credit hours), plus semester fees (aprox. $300/semester); 25% discount for prepayment of total cost or apply for up to 25% in need based aid.