CPE Program Schedule

ACPE Certified CPE™ Unit Dates Availability
 2017 Fall-Winter Extended Aug. 28, 2017-Jan. 5, 2018 Closed
 2018 Winter-Spring Extended Jan. 15, 2018-May 18, 2018 Open
 2018 Summer Full-Time Jun. 4, 2018-Aug. 17, 2018 Open
  • Rolling admissions: Applications are considered in the order they are received.
  • All units, especially summer units, fill quickly. Please apply six months to one year in advance of the unit start date.
  • During extended units, the group meets on Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cedars-Sinai Official Holidays 2017 2018
New Year's Day Sunday, Jan. 1 Monday, Jan. 1
Memorial Day Monday, May 29 Monday, May 28
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4 Wednesday, July 4
Labor Day Monday, Sep. 4 Monday, Sep. 3
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 23 Thursday, Nov. 22
Christmas Day Monday, Dec. 25 Tuesday, Dec. 25

Note: According to ACPE standards:

  • A unit of ACPE Certified CPE™ (level I/level II) is at least 400 hours combining no less than 100 hours of structured group and individual education with supervised clinical practice in ministry.
  • A half unit of ACPE Certified CPE (level I/level II) is at least 240 hours combining no less than 60 hours of structured group and individual education with supervised clinical practice in ministry.

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.