Program Dates

We accept applications for all programs at any time.  The calendar month when applications will begin to be reviewed is specified under each program listed below, and beginning in that month we conduct interviews and offer acceptances on a rolling basis until the program is full, generally 2-3 months in advance. Regular tuition for extended and full time programs is $500. There is no fee to apply.

2023-2024 Residency

August 21, 2023 to August 16, 2024

Four units ACPE credit, residents are paid a stipend of $43,488 and are overtime-exempt, benefit eligible associates for one year.   Residents serve five eight hour shifts a week (40 hours), one of those shifts being a night or weekend eight hour shift every 2-3 weeks.

One completed unit of ACPE Certified CPE and a Masters Degree or equivalent is required as a pre-requisite.

Tuition of $150.00 per unit ($600 for the year)

Applications now being received/will be reviewed beginning in December 2022.

Spring 2023 Extended Program (Indianapolis)

January 9 to April 28, 2023
Five days of orientation (January 9-13)

Following orientation,  16 hours of chaplaincy care per week and 7.5 hours of group education.
Group education on Wednesdays, 8:30 am-4:00 pm.
Six eight hour weekend Chaplain on Duty shifts also required.

Applications now being received/will begin reviewing September 2022.

One unit of ACPE credit

Summer 2023 intensive program (Indianapolis)

May 30 to August 11, 2023

Full time, 40 hour per week commitment (5 shifts per week) including some weekend shifts

Applications will be reviewed beginning in December 2022.

One unit of ACPE credit.

Fall 2023 Extended Program (Indianapolis)

August 21 to December 8, 2023

Five days of orientation (August 21-25), then after orientation
16 hours of chaplaincy care per week and 7.5 hours of group education.

Group education on Wednesdays, 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Six eight hour weekend shifts as Chaplain on Duty also required.

Applications now being received/will be reviewed beginning April 2023.

One unit of ACPE credit