For over 100 years, Unity Worldwide
Spiritual Institute (UWSI) has been offering educational opportunities
for those seeking spiritual growth as well as those building a career in
ministry. From your first spiritual enrichment class through your
entire career in ministry, UWSI has something for you.
Spiritual Education and Enrichment (SEE)
courses are for adult learners of all kinds who are seeking individual
spiritual growth or a deeper understanding of Unity teachings. The
Spiritual Development Program component of SEE is the first step for
those seeking credentialing as a licensed Unity teacher or Unity
Live, interactive online courses allow you to build
relationships with students from around the world. Self-paced courses
are also available to accommodate your busy schedule. More information
for spiritual explorers can be found on the Spiritual Education and Enrichment page.
Licensed Unity Teacher Program
program is designed to deepen your understanding of Unity principles
and enhance your leadership skills. The required Spiritual Education and
Enrichment (SEE) courses provide you with the knowledge and skills
necessary to be a valuable asset to your church community. The use of
the title of Licensed Unity Teacher is granted only to those who are
affiliated with a ministry recognized by Unity Worldwide Ministries
(UWM). See UWM's Licensed Unity Teacher Studies webpage for details on this program.
Ministry and Religious Studies Graduate Program (M&RS)
first step in the M&RS program is the Spiritual Development
component of SEE. The next step in your ministerial educational journey
is the M&RS program.
The M&RS program is designed to
build your skills in all aspects of ministry. The online program
includes internships where you are mentored by professionals in
ministry. This rich learning environment gives you an opportunity to
develop relationships that will support you throughout your career.
Periodic intensives allow you to hone specific talents in speaking,
counseling, prayer and meditation, family systems and youth and adult
education. Courses are designed with current content and instructed by
ministers with particular expertise in the presented subjects.
in and complete your M&RS education in three years, or opt for a
more “leisurely” pace and finish in as many as seven years. Find more
information on UWSI M&RS Program webpage.
completion of the M&RS program, UWSI offers continuing education to
that will feed you and your ministry. Sometimes credentialed leaders
feel isolated or desire to continue their learning—possibly even
obtaining a master’s in divinity. With the evolving curriculum at UWSI,
you will gain the advantage of current research and interaction with
your peers assisting you in confidently leading your ministry. See how
you can take your leadership skills to a new level on UWSI's Continuing Education webpage.