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Chaplaincy

Loma Linda University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
24924 USD/year
24924 USD/year
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About

A specialized masters degree which prepares students wishing to pursue chaplaincy as a career. In addition to coursework, two units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) are also required. Our goal is to prepare chaplains who can model the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ and who are trained at the highest level of professionalism, in preparation for board certification by APC.

Overview

Loma Linda University’s MS in Chaplaincy program is a professional degree that prepares students for ministry as chaplains. It combines foundational theological knowledge with specialty training and clinical experience. It is a unique and comprehensive master’s degree which meets all requirements for employment as a chaplain at the associates’ level, as defined by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC).

Possible Careers: Graduates will meet the requirements for employment as a chaplain at the Associate Level, as defined by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC). Chaplains may choose careers in healthcare, the military, education, or the corrections system.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theology of Human Suffering
  • Crisis Care and Counseling
  • Pastoral Theology and Methodology
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Care of the Dying and Bereaved
  • Liturgy, Homiletics, and Healing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
83
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Undergraduate cumulative gpa - 3.0 minimum
  • PPI evaluation; visit www.ets.org for information and instructions
  • International: Internet-based TOEFL test score of 83 or higher (computer and paper-based tests vary)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24924 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24924 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Chaplaincy
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