St. Stephen's College is an affiliated degree-granting graduate college of the University of Alberta. The affiliation of St. Stephen's with the University of Alberta dates to the founding of the University in 1908. As an affiliated College, St. Stephen's participates in some UAlberta degree programs, and offers undergraduate and graduate courses for the University. As an independent college, St. Stephen's offers applied graduate training in Multifaith Theology, Psychotherapy, Art Therapy, and Spiritual Care that prepares caregiving ministry and professionals for service in the public sphere.

St. Stephen's is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS). Our Art Therapy programs meet the Educational Standards of the Canadian Art Therapy Association (CATA).