Certificate in Spiritual Care
This program of studies is intended to introduce skills for professional practice, disciplines for self-knowledge and self-care, leadership skills, and the ability to engage diverse sectors so that graduates are able to do spiritual care or chaplaincy work in a variety of contexts.
The Certificate in Spiritual Care can also be completed concurrently with one of our full-length programs. Students can take courses that would meet the requirements for the Certificate in Spiritual Care as part of the MDiv or MLM program and earn both credentials.
Students may complete the 21 credits at a variety of institutions.
Earn your Certificate in Spiritual Care with  credits:
 CREDITS - REQUIRED COURSES
SC 501 - Foundations of Spiritual Care
SC 625 - Professional Ethics
LE 503 - Leadership & Leadership Formation
MI 502 - Intercultural Competence
 CREDITS - ELECTIVES (PICK 2)
SC 610 - The Ministry of the Chaplain
SC 613 - Introduction to Prison Chaplaincy
SC 615 - Spiritual Care of the Dying
LE 633 - Leadership and Resilience
CC 602 - Crisis Counselling
PT 501 - Personal Formation & Development
 CREDITS - FIELD PLACMENT (PICK 1)
PT 712/721 - Pastoral Internship or Mentorship
MI 712/720 - Intercultural Internship or Mentorship
CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION (CPE)
SC 715/716 - Clinical Pastoral Education*
*CPE is optional, but may be required for some employment contexts.
- Industrial Setting
Para-church professional ministries
As classes add up, so do your credentials.
You can start with 1 class that interests you, and build up to a degree. Apply your Certificate in Spiritual Care credits toward a Diploma in Christian Studies. Add 10 more credits to complete a full degree.
One-credit workshops are held in churches around Calgary to connect our students to the local community of ministry. Take three one-day workshops to apply toward your certificate.