Focus on Spirituality in Health Care With an Online Master’s in Chaplaincy
The M.S. in Spiritual Care degree provides an approved alternative path to the traditional Master of Divinity requirement for chaplaincy certification. By focusing on spirituality in health care settings, you receive targeted education in the ministry of whole-person care.
The online chaplaincy program can be completed in under three years, offering an accelerated completion timeline.
Affiliated with AdventHealth, a national health care organization with over 30 years of providing Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), you will engage in a leading-edge approach to online chaplaincy training that will challenge and expand your worldview.
A Master’s in Spirituality That Equips You to Serve
Completing our master’s in chaplaincy program equips graduates to serve in diverse ministry contexts, from hospital systems to community care facilities. Additionally, the degree satisfies a foundational requirement for graduates seeking to become board-certified chaplains through organizations like the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC).
Graduates of the online M.S. in Spiritual Care program will:
- Demonstrate cultural sensitivity in health care environments
- Offer informed ethical perspectives in health care deliberations
- Practice well-researched and evidence-based spiritual care
- Demonstrate practical knowledge of various religions, approaches to spirituality, and belief systems
- Provide spiritual guidance in interdisciplinary settings
Looking for answers to common questions about the chaplaincy degree? Check out our MSSC Q&A. If you’ve already completed your M.Div. or equivalent degree and want to explore an online chaplaincy program, view your next steps and learn more about the world of Clinical Pastoral Education.