JCU's Master of Arts in Theology & Religious Studies with a Concentration in Chaplaincy offers full-time and part-time pathways toward Board Certification, allowing students to complete the academic and CPE requirements in a few as two years.
The Cleveland Clinic offers Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) through summer intensive or fall/spring extended units. The residency option provides a stipend for qualified applicants seeking to complete four CPE units over the course of one calendar year.
John Carroll University offers all graduate courses both in person and fully online. Once-a-week synchronous classes meet in the evenings, allowing students to earn their academic and CPE credit simultaneously