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How to Apply

Application process: Southwest Medical Center

  • Submit a completed ACPE application along with the $50 application fee to: Rev. Janet L Hanson, Spiritual Care ,Manager Clinical Pastoral Education, 400 NE Mother Joseph Place, Vancouver, WA 98664
  • Upon invitation, be interviewed by CPE Educator and/or admissions committee. If offered a position into the program, you will need to respond with your formal acceptance along with a $100 non-refundable deposit fee to guarantee placement
  • The $500 balance for tuition is due the first week of the program
  • Total fees and tuition for one unit (400 hours) of ACPE is $650

Admission requirements

  • Completion of at least one (1) year of formal theological training.
  • Faith group identification and affiliation

Students are selected based on their willingness to learn, their ability to function as spiritual caregivers and their contribution to the diversity and richness of the peer group.