Academic Credit for CPE:

  • When the student is accepted into a program, attach a copy of the prospective on-site supervisor’s acceptance letter or email to the Request for Academic Credit for CPE form and deliver the documents to Dr. Pak.
  • To download the REQUEST FOR ACADEMIC CREDIT form go to the following link: Academic Credit Request Form for CPE
  • This form must be submitted to the Field Ed Office prior to the CPE course.
  • At the end of the CPE course, the student must submit a copy of their completion letter or CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION to the Field Ed Office.
  • Students enrolled in an extended CPE program should have their on-site supervisor send a brief interim report to Dr. Pak during the month of January.
  • Union gives up to 6 academic credits towards one unit of CPE with prior approval of Prof. Su Yon Pak and with the completion of the prerequisite, PS 110. Afterwards, students can continue to do CPE without academic credit.
  • For further details about the possibility of meeting field education requirement through CPE, see the entries for FE/PS 363-364 or FE/PS 366Q in the Course Catalog.


CPE Resources

Directory of accredited CPE centers is available at:

ACPE Directory of Accredited Centers


Further links to CPE opportunities:

College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy

Center for Pastoral Education at Jewish Theological Seminary 


Link to information regarding Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy Innovation Lab  

American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC)

Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)

National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) 

Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC)


CPE Openings
Name Owner Date  
Mount Sinai Hospital CPE RESIDENCY   Lisa Simon 1/23/2019 10:28:18 AM    
CPE Residency prepares residents to become board-certified health care chaplains. Building on the internship’s focus on developing students’ capacity to enter into genuine, empathic, and mutual relationships, the Residency curriculum focuses on the Standards of Practice for Health Care Chaplains. Our outstanding CPE Residency offer three units of CPE and includes a $35,000 stipend and benefits. Qualifications include a graduate degree, one unit of CPE, and an admissions interview. The 2019 CPE Residency begins on 07/15/19

Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Ctr Su19 CPE   Lisa Simon 1/3/2019 11:31:37 AM    
Summer ACPE CPE program at Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center (5th Avenue & 105th street). As part of ArchCare, we are accredited as a satellite of Calvary Hospital and offer level I and II educational programs. We offer an 11-week Level l and ll intensive unit from May 20th – August 1st, 2019: it is 5 days per week, 35 hours per week making up 100 hours of class time and 300 hours of clinical time.

Christiana Care Health Sys CPE Residency & Extend.   Lisa Simon 12/18/2018 10:36:29 AM    
CPE programs as at Christiana in Delaware, include Residency & Extended programs. Our programs are accredited by the ACPE, Inc. and are a unique opportunity for meaningful ministry in one of the premier health care systems on the east coast. Christiana Care Health System is made up of two hospitals, Christiana Hospital, a 906 bed tertiary care teaching hospital that has a Level I Emergency Department and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and offers medical services on every discipline available. In addition, Wilmington Hospital is a 290 bed community hospital featuring a joint replacement center and psychiatric services that include addiction treatment.

CPE in Fort Collins, CO (FCCPE) Apply for 2019-20   Lisa Simon 12/11/2018 12:21:08 PM    
Fort Collins Clinical Pastoral Education (FCCPE) is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 CPE Residency program. The program begins August 2019 and concludes August 2020. The 12-month residency will consist of 3 units of Level I/II CPE. Clinical sites include Colorado State University (ministry to the campus community), Columbine Health Systems (senior care ministry) and Poudre Valley Hospital – UCHealth (health care ministry). The program is seeking to fill three CPE Resident positions.

CPE at Univ. of Tennessee Medical Center   Lisa Simon 12/7/2018 3:38:47 PM    
The UT Medical Center is a 600+ bed research/academic medical center in Knoxville, TN. Managed by University Health System, it is the region's leading medical center offering six Centers of Excellence, focusing on: Brain & Spine, Cancer, Emergency & Trauma, Heart Lung Vascular, Orthopaedics, Women & Infants

CPE at Greenwich Hospital Greenwich CT Summer 2019   Lisa Simon 11/28/2018 3:03:26 PM    
Greenwich Hospital, part of Yale New Haven Health and affiliated with Yale Medical School, is a 206-bed community hospital serving lower Fairfield and Westchester Counties. The facility offers care in general medicine and all subspecialties and has Medical-Surgical Intensive Care and Intermediate Care units.

CPE at Vassar Brothers Medical Center   Lisa Simon 11/26/2018 11:50:24 AM    
This CPE program is accredited by ACPE and is a satellite program of JTS.Working with chaplains, clergy and medical professionals in a warm and supportive environment, you will be able to bring spiritual care to a diverse patient population

Roper St. Francis Healthcare CPE (Charleston SC)   Lisa Simon 10/19/2018 11:53:42 AM    
Our Pastoral Care Department and CPE center is located at Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston, SC. We have more than 25 years of experience providing Clinical Pastoral Education and our program is accredited through ACPE. We offer four CPE programs throughout the year

Christus Santa Rosa Health System (San Antonio TX)   Lisa Simon 10/2/2018 4:08:30 PM    
Christus Santa Rosa's diverse clinical settings include five hospitals spanning acute care services within pediatrics, geriatrics, palliative care, and transplant services, outpatient surgical centers, urgent care centers, free-standing emergency centers (inc. pediatrics) and connection with hospice and homecare services.

Maine Medical Ctr 2019 Spring & Summer CPE Units   Lisa Simon 10/2/2018 2:55:27 PM    
This program is designed primarily for theological students enrolled in seminary, although others such as clergy, qualified laypersons, or those preparing for professional chaplaincy are welcome to apply.
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