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Admissions and Enrollment Requirements

General Requirements:

  • Applicants must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Applicants must be 18 or older.
  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, or greater, from an accredited college or university' and a minimum of two (2) years of ministerial experience or applicable professional experience.
  • Applicants without a bachelor's degree must have a minimum five (5) years of ministry experience or applicable professional experience.

Additional Requirements

  • The applicants must be willing to adhere to their own faith tradition and be willing to learn with those of faith traditions other than their own.
  • Applicants must possess the ability to minister to persons in various emotional states.
  • Applicants must be willing to learn from others and be able to communicate effectively to those who possess different values without proselytizing or evangelizing.
  • Applicants must have his/her own transportation to get to and from unit sessions/clinical sites.
  • Applicants must adhere to the policies and procedures at their clinical site and/or place of ministry including, but not limited to, working in a smoke free environment.
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    New Student Application Process-Please follow these instructions completely

    1. Download this Faith Leader Referral form. Have your faith leader complete it, sign it in ink, and send it back to you as a PDF. You must then upload it as part of the application when prompted. This is a required form and you will not be able to proceed without it.
    2. Download this Clinical Site Agreement. Have your preceptor at your clinical site complete it, and sign it in ink, and send it back to you as a PDF. You must then send it to the Administrator's Office in a separate e-mail. This is a required form. Your application will not be processed without it.
    3. Complete the New Student Application form for the CPE or SIT units following the application process below. All sections of the application must be completed, and all required documentation submitted. The required documentation is:
      • Provide a reflective autobiography of 3-5 pages giving special attention to pivotal life events and relationships that have shaped you as a person.
      • Describe a situation where you helped a person in a difficult situation (applicants with previous CPE experience may should provide a case study).
      • Describe your understanding of ClinicalPastoral Education and what you hope to gain in personal and professional development.
      • Provide a brief Curriculum Vitae that describes your education, training, and work experience.
      • A fully completed and signed (in ink) faith leader referral form
      • A fully completed and signed (in ink) clinical site agreement
    4. The application requires you to pay the application fee. The application fee is non-refundable.
    5. Participate in an admissions interview.

    Once your application is approved, you will receive another e-mail containing the link to your enrollment agreement. This document is the final step in the enrollment process and requires payment of your tuition in full. If your employer or other entity is making payment for you, please inform your interviewer.

     

    Begin the Application and Enrollment Process

    New Student Enrollment Process

    1. Following approval of the New Student Application form, applicants must complete the ICPT New Student Enrollment Agreement for the CPE or SIT units. A link will be provided by the Admissions and Enrollment office to complete the Enrollment Agreement. All sections of the form must be completed, and all required documentation submitted.
    2. Tuition and fees must be paid, in full as part of the enrollment process.

     

    Returning Student Enrollment Process

    1. Students that return to ICPT within three (3) months following completion of each unit must complete the ICPT Returning Student Enrollment Agreement for the CPE or SIT units. A link will be provided by the Admissions and Enrollment office to complete the Enrollment Agreement. All sections of the form must be completed, and all required documentation submitted:
      1. Complete a Returning Student Enrollment Agreement for each new unit.
      2. Tuition and fees must be paid, in full as part of the enrollment process.
    2. Students that return to ICPT more than three (3) months following completion of each unit will be treated as a “New Student” and must:
      1. Reapply according to the New Student Application Process.
      2. Complete a New Student Enrollment Agreement for each new unit.