Graduate Certificate in
Pastoral Care & Chaplaincy
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Oral Roberts University's Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Care & Chaplaincy is a 100% virtual program that can equip you to serve on the front lines of the Spirit-empowered movement today. As a virtual program, you will meet weekly in real time via Zoom with your professor and colleagues to discuss course material. You will be taught by faculty who have both pastoral and clinical experience and will graduate with practical knowledge, grounded in Scripture, along with applied skills related to the ministry of pastoral care and chaplaincy..
More than this, our commitment to educating your whole person-mind, body, and spirit-can truly set you apart with a practical ministry degree for anyone who feels called to serve in church, para-church, or ministry training settings. It is designed for those who have been out of college for at least two years, and who are looking for an affordable way to study scripture and theology, along with methods of pastoral care and chaplaincy.
WHAT ABOUT ACCREDITATION?
As a university, we meet the accreditation standards of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). This program, offered by our Graduate School of Theology and Ministry, is also accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS).
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HOW WILL A CERTIFICATE IN PASTORAL CARE & CHAPLAINCY ADVANCE MY CAREER?
Our unique mission to develop Spirit-empowered leaders can enhance your effectiveness as you serve in these ministry-related occupations:
- Pastoral Care Providers
- Ministry Leaders
WHAT COURSES WILL I TAKE?
To earn a Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Care & Chaplaincy you will take various courses that will set you apart as a skilled chaplain. A few of the courses that will set you apart in ministry:
- Introduction to Pastoral Care
- Advanced Pastoral Care
- Scripture and Counseling
- Spiritual Issues in Addictions Counseling
- Religious Diversity and Counseling
- Crisis, Trauma, & Addictions Counseling