Departments in spiritual care are for those of all caregiving disciplines, settings, and roles who desire to specialize in a spiritual care.
The programs will provide an overview of spirituality and religion, the benefits of spiritual care, spiritual distress, spiritual screening, and spiritual conversations as well as core skills that can improve the interventions that can be provided.
Department of Spiritual Care
The Spiritual Care Program provides the skill set and knowledge to understand the scope of spirituality and integrate appropriate and ethical care into professional practice.
Master of Theology in Spiritual Care (MTH-SC) – 48 credits
Doctor of Theology Degree in Spiritual Care (DTH-SC) – 54 credits
Department of Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy Degree programs provide students with the skill set and knowledge to serve as a chaplain in a variety of settings including health care, the military, first response, business, corrections, and the community.
Associate of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (ATH-CH) – 33 credits
Bachelor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (BTH-CH) – 39 credits
Master of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (MTH-CH) – 48 credits
Doctor of Theology Degree in Chaplaincy (DTH-CH) – 54 credits
Doctor of Chaplaincy Degree in Chaplaincy (CHD-CH) – 54 credits
Department of CPE Supervision
The CPE Supervision program is for those who desire to enhance their practice as a supervisor in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).
Department of Psychophysiology Chaplaincy
The Psychophysiology Chaplaincy program integrates knowledge of the relationship and interaction between mind and body and how they impact each other.
Department of Thanatology – Coming in 2021
The Thanatology program focuses on the study of death and the practices associated with it, particularly the needs of the terminally ill and their families.
Master of Theology Degree in Thanatology (MTH-TY) – 42 credits
Doctor of Theology Degree in Thanatology (DTH-TY) – 42 credits
Certificate in Thanatology – Board Certified Thanatologist (BCT) – 9 credits
Certificate in Death Doula Practice/Board Certified Death Doula – 9 credits
Certificate in Thanabotany – Board Certified Thanbotanist – 9 credits
Department of Psychotraumatology – Coming very soon!
The Psychotraumatology program focuses on the care of persons experiencing traumatic situations. It includes:
First Responder Chaplaincy
Critical Incident Stress Management
Department of Corporate Chaplaincy – Coming very soon!
Department of Penology & Prison Chaplaincy - Coming very soon!
For more information, including courses, see the Student Handbook.