Clinical Pastoral Education: Admissions and Accreditation

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Clinical Pastoral Education

Spiritual Care Department


Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
Attn: Spiritual Care
6500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426 

At Park Nicollet Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) we focus on integrating personal awareness, theological education and pastoral care practice. Students are encouraged to incorporate their life experiences and creative interests into their ministry and learning.


How to apply

A standard Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Inc. (ACPE) application is used for all programs. These can be obtained from; click on "forms" to download the application. Please email your completed application to us in a Word document. There is no application fee for our program.


The Park Nicollet Methodist CPE Program is accredited for Level I CPE, Level II CPE and Supervisory Education by:

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

Student rights

Park Nicollet Health Services, which includes Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, faith group or national origin.

Park Nicollet Methodist CPE Program guarantees to its students the right to inspect and review education records, to seek to amend them, to specify control over release of record information, and to file a complaint against the program for alleged violations of these Family Education and Privacy Act (FERPA) rights.