The University of St. Thomas

Church Business Administration

Seminar Format

Seminar Format:
Sessions will meet in day-long seminars Monday through Friday each weekBecause of the comprehensive nature of this seminar, it is essential that participants attend all sessions.  Participants are strongly encouraged to take meals together when possible during working session hours.
Each thematic seminar are independent of each other and can be taken in any order, one two week seminar is offered each year at the School of Divinity.
Seminar Presenters:
Presenters will bring expertise from the graduate theological, ministerial, and business concentrations of the university. Speakers are also drawn from experienced practitioners in topic areas.

Seminar Credit:
Participants can receive Continuing Education Units (CEU's).
Those wishing 2 (two) graduate credits for each seminar may apply for them by contacting the program director.  These credits may or may not transfer to your university, depending upon your degree program.
Housing and Meals:
Limited guest rooms may be available on campus in The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity residence hall. 

Off Campus housing is also available at the Best Western Plus Kelly Inn, 161 St. Anthony Ave., St. Paul, MN 55103 (651) 227-8711.  When booking please identify yourself with the Church Business Administration group to receive a group rate.  Free shuttle service to and from UST is also available.  We will be making arrangements for group rates in the month of February of each year.
Closing banquet included; other meals at participant's expense.  Dining facilities are available on campus. 
Seminar Manual:
Each participant is provided a seminar manual averaging 200-300 pages of material relating to the topics of the seminar a valuable resource for implementing the learnings back at your parish!
Seminar Fees:
Tuition is $650 U.S.D. for two weeks. A non-refundable down payment of $100, which will be applied to the tuition, must accompany the registration form.  Receipt of your down payment will reserve your seat in the seminar; payment in full will guarantee your reservation, on a first come first served basis. The balance is due May 15th of each year.
Tuition fee includes all instruction, instructional materials, and the closing banquet.

We now accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover credit cards.

Refunds for cancellation on or before May 15th will be based on the tuition fee less the $100 non-refundable down payment. An additional $100 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellation on or after May 15th and the start of the seminar. There is NO refund for cancellations after the seminar begins.  Fees are subject to change without notice.)
For More Information contact:
The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
University of St. Thomas
2260 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096
ATTN: Church Business Administration Program Coordinator
Phone: 651-962-5050
(800-328-6819 Ext. 25050)
Fax: 651-962-5790