- Urban Theological Institute (UTI) Certificate in Christian Ministry
- Certificate in Congregational Faith Formation (CCFF)
- Certificate in Theological Studies (CTS)
- Certificate in Theological Studies for ELCA TEEM Candidates,
Name– Please provide any previous name(s) if you have changed your name.
Primary Phone – The number at which you would like us to contact you during the application process and for a final decision.
Email Address – The e-mail address at which you can be contacted during the application process.
Addresses– Please provide your current addresses.
All persons submitting applications for certificate programs to ULS will be required to complete Background Check Authorization provided securely by Castle Branch. An application will not be considered by the Program Directors until we receive the results. These results, along with all application materials, are kept confidential and included in the applicant’s file as a part of the application process.
You are asked to list the schools/colleges/universities you have attended with dates and whether a diploma/degree was received.
A pastoral reference is required to complete your application. This reference must be from a pastor at your home church. The reference letter is to be emailed to email@example.com
To be considered for admission, your application must be completed, and the Admissions Office must receive your pastoral reference and final background check report before the application deadline dates. Once all your application materials are received, you will be notified by the Admissions Office that your file is complete. Then your file will be reviewed by the Certificate Program Directors, you will be informed of the decision by email and/or a mailed letter.
Contact information - We are here to help. Please let us know if you have any questions.
Admissions Team: Deacon Nancy Gable and Marlita Lee
United Lutheran Seminary
Office of Admissions
Philadelphia, PA 19119-1794