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  
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.

The New Jewish Home   Lisa Simon 7/13/2018 1:09:21 PM    
Offering a Part-Time CPE Unit September 6 - through April 14.

Lenox Hill Hospital Northwell Health   Lisa Simon 7/13/2018 1:01:25 PM    
Lenox Hill Hospital, a division of Northwell Health, provides a setting where the students enter into complex social, racial-ethnic, religious and administrative systems, and learn how to exercise a variety of pastoral functions within and relevant to those systems. The richness of the cultural and religious diversity at Lenox Hill Hospital is significant. LHH is on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, easily reached by public transportation.

CPE at Greenwich Hospital Greenwich CT Fall 2018   Lisa Simon 6/18/2018 9:23:22 AM    
CPE Fall Extended Unit for Level I and Level II students. Dates: 9/20/18 through 2/14/19, 20 weeks. Tuition for all programs is $600. Scholarships are available. We are now accepting applications for this fall program. Greenwich Hospital, a major academic affiliate of Yale University and part of the Yale New Haven Health System.
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