Who can enroll in CPE at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center?

Individuals are eligible who, through a written application and an admissions interview, have demonstrated the ability to participate in CPE and work toward its Objectives and Outcomes. 

  • Educational Requirements: Board certification in chaplaincy requires an undergraduate degree and graduate level theological degree. Students entering residency should document their progress toward this outcome.
  • Ordination or Endorsement Requirements: Board certification in chaplaincy requires ordination or endorsement with a student’s faith tradition. Applicants should document their progress toward this requirement. 
  • Other Commitments: Due to the demands of the program, Residents and Summer students are discouraged from intense outside commitments while enrolled. Extended students sometimes remain employed while completing their unit requirements.