Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Pastoral Counseling Certificate

Curriculum Planning Worksheet
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This advanced graduate certificate program prepares counselors to practice in faith-based settings. A master's degree in counseling or divinity/ministry is a prerequisite for this certificate. Five courses comprise this certificate program:

  • Either  IPS 513 Internship Supervision II (for counselors)
  • Or  IPS 521 and IPS 522 Pastoral Practicum (for ministers)
  • Four elective courses chosen in consultation with the academic advisor, based on the student’s background

To learn more about the Certificate in Pastoral Counseling, please visit our request for information form or attend an online information session.