Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Spiritual Direction Certificates

IPS offers two 6-course, 18 credit hour Graduate Certificate programs in Spiritual Direction. Students can earn a certificate either in Spiritual Accompaniment or in the specialization in Ignatian spirituality and the Spiritual Exercises, the Ignatian Exercises Program.

These certificates are suited to applicants with a Masters degree or above in theological or ministerial studies, psychology or counseling, psychiatric social work, or health care.