The Divinity in Buddhist Chaplaincy program at the University of the West is designed to meet the needs of those who wish to engage in spiritual care and counseling work and to become properly trained and certified professionals.
The program incorporates the requirements of the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) by offering 72 semester hours covering the nine core educational areas specified by the APC.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
These nine core areas are:
- Ritual and liturgy
- Comparative religions
- Religious education
- Pastoral care and counseling
- Spiritual formation
- Religious history
- Institutional organization and administration
- Sacred literature
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology Christian Studies View 592 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Application – Complete the UWest online application.
- Official Transcripts – Copies of transcripts from all universities you’ve attended. Transcripts must be sealed and sent directly from the school(s) to the Enrollment Office.
- Letters of Recommendation – Three letters of recommendation submitted directly from the references in a sealed envelope or from an e-mail with a professional domain. Academic letters of recommendation are highly encouraged. References may not be a relative of the applicant.
- Statement of Purpose.
- $100 Application fee – This is non-refundable and may be made by check or credit card. Please make checks out to University of the West.
- Diploma – Submit a copy of your most recently earned diploma.
- Identification – Copies of two forms of legal identification. Acceptable forms of identification include: passport, driver license, identification card, or social security card.
- Official documents
International11466 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5733 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National11466 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5733 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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