Admissions

Admissions

The Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Program at Cedars-Sinai offers level I and level II ACPE Certified CPE™.

  • Level I ACPE Certified CPE™ is an introductory program in which the student develops basic clinical skills, a professional identity and grows in pastoral authority for spiritual care practice.
  • Level II ACPE Certified CPE™ is for applicants who have already completed Level I CPE program(s) and who have met the Level I objectives of the ACPE Standards.

Minimum requirements for admission

Level I ACPE Certified CPE™

  • A completed and signed CPE Application Form , including references and required essays, accompanied by the $30 application fee
  • Graduation from high school/GED; baccalaureate degree preferred
  • Faith group identification and affiliation
  • Final evaluations (student's and supervisor's) from any prior CPE, if applicable
  • An admissions interview, if selected
  • Acceptance into a CPE program and payment of the nonrefundable deposit
  • Compliance with all of Cedars-Sinai's health and background clearance requirements
  • Payment of tuition fees during the first week of the CPE program

Level II ACPE Certified CPE™

  • A completed and signed CPE Application Form , including references and required essays, accompanied by the $30 application fee
  • Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent; master’s degree or equivalent (completed or in process) preferred
  • Faith group identification and affiliation
  • Final Evaluations (student's and supervisor's) from each prior CPE unit demonstrating successful meeting of Level I CPE outcomes
  • An admissions interview, if selected
  • Acceptance into a CPE program and payment of the nonrefundable deposit
  • Compliance with all of Cedars-Sinai’s health and background clearance requirements
  • Payment of tuition fees during the first week of the CPE Program

Cedars-Sinai ACPE Certified CPE™ Center is accredited to offer level I, level II and supervisory education by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Inc., 1 W. Court Square, Suite 325, Decatur, GA 30030. Phone: 404-320-1472, fax: 404-320-0849, email: acpe@acpe.edu.

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