2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 21, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chaplaincy, MA

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The M.A. in Chaplaincy degree provides students with specialized skills to perform the pastoral, caregiver, emotional, and spiritual support roles of a chaplain. It prepares students to serve as chaplains in a corporate, institutional, or organizational context.

In addition to the mission statement and general objectives and requirements of a CBS degree, the objectives of the M.A. in Chaplaincy degree are to enable students to:

  • Articulate the theology, history, and nature of chaplaincy
  • Articulate the biblical, theological, and worship foundations of chaplaincy in a pluralistic setting
  • Apply an evangelistic approach to bringing others to Christ in pluralistic settings

The M.A. in Chaplaincy degree is available fully online in a 6 and 8 week format or in a residential 16 week format.

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee
  • Affirm to be a Christian and agree with CIU’s Doctrinal Standard
  • Official transcript for highest earned degree and any master’s level credits earned
    • A minimum 2.5 GPA for the most recent degree obtained.
  • Essay (800 words total)
  • Church Leader Reference

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Suggested Program of Study

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