Chaplaincy is a very specialized ministry where the minister serves not in a church nor “para-church” ministry, but in an institutional setting. The chaplain ministers not to a congregation, but to the public at-large.
The certifications in Chaplaincy Studies and Pastoral Work course provides the academic, pastoral, spiritual, personal and professional development for those already working or wishing to work in the contexts below who seek to enrich their skills in the areas of Faith Development, Chaplaincy and Chaplaincy Coordination.
- Primary Schools
- Post-Primary Schools
- Third Level Institutes
- Prisons / Young Offenders
- Parish Communities
- Youth and Young Adult Groups
- Community / Voluntary Sector
There are many benefits you will derive for earning your degree in our Institution.
It is the only course of its type currently offered by Christian university through online. You will study at the most innovative and dynamic Christian University online. Programmes are designed to meet the personal and professional needs of chaplains/pastoral workers and delivered by academic and practicing experts. We focus on creating a rich, collaborative and safe learning environment where the student voice is central.
You will have full access to our first-class facilities, including an extensive library with remote access for on-line students.
Students are encouraged to be more culturally aware, to be innovative in planning activities and liturgies, and to reflect personally and theologically on our ministry. The forum provides for sharing our experiences of ministry with other students. The learning experience is integrated and therefore helps enrich your chaplaincy calling.