Clinical Pastoral Education Admissions

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Application Process for Admission to Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

Through hands-on practice, clinical supervision and academic study, Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) students are chaplain interns who learn how to listen and attend to patients more effectively.  Our CPE programs are open to seminarians, clergy, members of religious orders, and laity. Criteria include the ability to provide spiritual care to others in intensive situations and to remain open to learning through an action-reflection educational model.

Sites include:

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NYU Langone Medical Center.

Supervisory Faculty:  Multifaith and multicultural

Application fee:  $75

Tuition:  $950. Scholarships available.

Program Schedule at this link:

Extended Part-Time Unit:  September to May: 12-15 hours per week for approximately 30 weeks

Part-Time Unit:  September to January or January to May: 20-25 hours per week for 16-20 weeks

Full-Time Unit:  June to August: 40 hours per week for 10 weeks

*Each CPE site schedule may vary slightly.

Application Process for Admission

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Online Application Fee and Tuition Payment

Click for Online Application for Payment and Tuition
Limited tuition scholarship may be available based on demonstrated need and HCC’s resources. Please inquire with the Registrar.

Complete the application, including all essays.

Arrange with three persons to fill out our reference form and return it to the Registrar. Reference givers must use HCC reference form. References from relatives are not acceptable. Each reference must fulfill one of the following categories: denominational, academic, professional or other. Reference givers should fax the completed form to the Registrar to expedite the application process.

Include the application fee of $75 with the application. Checks are made payable to HealthCare Chaplaincy. Application fee and tuition can be paid online.

Provide copies of previous CPE evaluations, if any.

You will be contacted by the Registrar once your application is complete and your application will be given to the supervisor of a clinical site (please indicate preference on application).

Apply early to facilitate site preference.

Applications and fees can also be mailed:

HealthCare Chaplaincy
65 Broadway, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10006-2503

In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodation will be provided to students with documented disabilities on a case-by-case basis.  Students must inform the registrar at the time of admission to an academic program and provide appropriate documentation to the College before any academic adjustment will be provided.

The CPE programs at HealthCare Chaplaincy are accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.

ACPE, Inc.
1549 Clairmont Road, Suite 103
Decatur, Georgia 30033