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Clinical Pastoral Education Programs 2019 – 2020

Programs1DatesTuitionBenefitsPrerequisitesApplication Review Begins
Summer 2020May 26, 2020 - Aug 7, 2020$350 Initial Unit3

$35 Application Fee
$1,000 Scholarship

$300 Tuition Scholarship available4
  1. Completed ACPE application.
  2. Completion of at least one year seminary.2
  3. Screening interview by ACPE Certified Educator (at BHS when possible).
November 2019
Extended Unit 2019-20
(1 seminar day & 1 clinical/ministry day each week)
Fall Unit
Aug 19, 2019 - Jan 17, 2020
$350 Initial Unit3

$35 Application Fee
$500 Stipend Scholarship

$300 Tuition Scholarship available4
  1. Completed ACPE application.
  2. Screening interview by ACPE Certified Educator (BHS when possible).
  3. Open to clergy and/or laypersons.
January 2019
Residency 2019-20
(Full-time)
Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 21, 2020$350 Initial Unit3

$35 Application Fee
$30,000 stipend for Residency

Benefits include health, dental, vacation, some holidays

$300 Tuition Scholarship available per quarter4
  1. Completed ACPE application.
  2. Successful completion of one unit of CPE.
  3. Master of Divinity degree or equivalent (completed or in process).
  4. Onsite interview with CPE screening committee.
November 2018
Certified Educator Candidate 2019
(Full-time)
 $350 Initial Unit3

$35 Application Fee
$35,000 stipend

Benefits include, health, dental, vacation, some holidays

$300 Tuition Scholarship available4
  1. Completed CEC application.
  2. Successful completion of one year of CPE.
  3. Master of Divinity degree or its equivalency required.
  4. On-site interview with CPE screening committee.
November 2018

Note: The CEC application is different than the ACPE application for Residency and Internship Programs
1300 Total clinical/ministry hrs, 100 educational hrs & some additional on-call to accumulate required hours per Unit.
2Exceptions are made for laypersons on an individual basis.
3Subsequent units will be $300.00 each.
4Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio provides scholarships for eligible students.

For more information, contact:

Clinical Pastoral Education Baptist Health System
730 N. Main, Suite 212
San Antonio, Texas 78205-1152
Rev. Steve Saunders
Phone: (210) 297-9756
e-mail: slsaunde@baptisthealthsystem.com
ACPE
One West Court Square, Suite 325
Decatur, Georgia 30033
(404) 320-1472
www.acpe.edu