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The Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT)

Chaplaincy Training through the Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT)

Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT)

Evidenced-Based Clinical Pastoral Education

The Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT) is dedicated to offering a standardized and evidenced-based Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) training program to chaplains and spiritual care providers.

The Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT) is a multi-faith chaplaincy educational community. They strive to expand interdisciplinary educational opportunities while promoting effective communication and collaboration amongst spiritual care provider in healthcare, prison, military, police, fire, and religious organizations.

You May Qualify for College Credits!

Find out what life experiences of yours qualify for credit.

Primus University of Theology Advantage

Primus University of Theology recognizes transfer credits and assesses college credit for previous experience, distance learning and independent study. Chaplains and those in ministry related fields can complete their degree(s), primarily through lifelong learning assessment, and at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional university systems.

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Discover the ICPT Difference

  • Accredited 400-hour certificate programs
  • Evidence-based curriculum quality indicators and practice criteria
  • Flexible training sites - site selection is up to you
  • Action-reflection learning models with peer review
  • Personalized instruction, guidance, and mentoring
  • Technology-forward trainging for efficiency, relevancy and effectiveness

ACCET Accreditation

The Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET). ACCET is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Admissions and Enrollment 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.
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