Find the links between the values you've embraced and the careers you're considering.
A professional certificate in interfaith pastoral care and chaplaincy from Elmhurst College will prepare you to meet the spiritual needs of all faiths. The certificate is designed to educate students on applying concepts, perspectives and knowledge related to pastoral care and chaplaincy, while also fostering philosophical and theological understanding of global issues.
In this program, you'll learn to think systematically and critically about social, moral and ethical intricacies of society in relationship to pastoral care and chaplaincy. You'll foster listening skills and how to respond empathetically to interfaith issues and learn ethical approaches arising from theological or philosophical systems, such as ethics in medicine, spiritual morality, and philosophy of life. And you'll explore specialized subjects within religion and integrate studies in sacred texts, ministry, theology and philosophy among other areas.
This program is designed for individuals who work with diverse populations and want to develop their understanding of different faiths. Upon successfully completing the certificate, you will be equipped with the knowledge to enhance your career within the fields listed below:
This non-credit, part-time training program can be completed in just six months. Students take three eight-week courses on campus at Elmhurst College. The program is scheduled to begin in Fall B 2013.
For more information about the professional certificate in interfaith pastoral care and chaplaincy at Elmhurst College, please browse our course offerings or contact us. We look forward to helping you advance your career!