How to Apply

Persons are admitted to Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) programs at Carilion Medical Center regardless of race, gender, age, faith group, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical disability.  Equal access to educational programs is extended to all qualified persons.  Diversity in our educational programs is highly valued.

All persons accepted into CPE programs shall be able, with reasonable accommodation, to physically perform the responsibilities described in the Program Manual for the CPE programs.

Persons in CPE need to sustain sufficient physical and emotional health to deliver chaplaincy services. Each person must demonstrate the capacity to consistently establish and maintain relationships at significant levels and be open to learning, change, and growth. Each person must demonstrate a capacity to tolerate some ambiguity, which is a normal part of institutional culture.

The minimum educational requirement for Level I CPE at this center is a high school diploma and reference by their local religious body.  A Bachelor’s Degree is preferable.  For Level II CPE, a Master’s of Divinity or equivalent is expected.  Ordination or participation in an ordination process is preferable.


If you are interested in applying for the program, these forms and documents will help get you started.

Carilion Medical Center's CPE programs are accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.

Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.
One West Court Square, Suite 325
Decatur, GA 30030


1906 Belleview Ave.
Roanoke VA 24014



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