Admissions and Enrollment Requirements | Tuition and Fees | Cancellation and Refund Policy


Admissions and Enrollment Requirements

General Requirements:

  • The applicants must be willing to adhere to their own faith tradition and be willing to learn with those of faith traditions other than their own.
  • Applicants must possess a background in ministry.
  • Applicants must possess the ability to minister to persons in various emotional states.
  • Applicants must be willing to learn from others and be able to communicate effectively to those who possess different values without proselytizing or evangelizing.
  • Applicants must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Applicants must have his/her own transportation to get to and from unit sessions/clinical sites.
  • Applicants must adhere to the policies and procedures at their clinical site and/or place of ministry including, but not limited to, working in a smoke free environment.
  • Students are required to complete a total of 400 hours per unit.
  • Applicants must be 18 or older.

 

Educational Requirements:

  • Clinical Pastoral Education prospective students should have, at minimum, a high school diploma, (or equivalent). College experience is preferred.

 

New Student Application Process

  1. Complete the New Student Application form for the CPE or SIT units following the application process below. All sections of the form must be completed, and all required documentation submitted.
  2. Pay the application fee. Applications will not be processed without the required application fee. The application fee is non-refundable.
  3. Participate in an admissions interview.

 

Begin the Application and Enrollment Process

New Student Enrollment Process

  1. Following approval of the New Student Application form, applicants must complete the ICPT New Student Enrollment Agreement for the CPE or SIT units. A link will be provided by the Admissions and Enrollment office to complete the Enrollment Agreement. All sections of the form must be completed, and all required documentation submitted.
  2. Pay the Enrollment Registration fee, Tuition and Technology fee. The Enrollment Registration fee is non-refundable. Tuition and fees must be paid, in full as part of the enrollment process.

 

Returning Student Enrollment Process

  1. Students that return to ICPT within three (3) months following completion of each unit must complete the ICPT Returning Student Enrollment Agreement for the CPE or SIT units. A link will be provided by the Admissions and Enrollment office to complete the Enrollment Agreement. All sections of the form must be completed, and all required documentation submitted:
    1. Complete a Returning Student Enrollment Agreement for each new unit.
    2. Pay the Enrollment Registration fee, Tuition and Technology fee. The Enrollment Registration fee is non-refundable. Tuition and fees must be paid, in full as part of the enrollment process.
  2. Students that return to ICPT more than three (3) months following completion of each unit will be treated as a “New Student” and must:
    1. Reapply according to the New Student Application Process.
    2. Complete a New Student Enrollment Agreement for each new unit.

 

Customized Corporate Enrollments

Many students are very typically enrolled through our corporate clients whereby the client determines their enrollment needs including the number of units taken and the unit start dates. They also pay for the training. In these instances, the application and enrollment process are adjusted to meet the client’s expectations.

 

Student Handbook

ICPT’s current policies and procedures, academic offerings and unit syllabi are detailed in the Student Handbook. Click here to review the current handbook.

 

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us at the Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT). To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.


Tuition and Fees

Tuition must be paid, in full, two weeks prior to the start of the unit unless other arrangements have been made.

  • Application Fee (one-time, non-refundable) $75.00
  • Enrollment Registration Fee (one-time, non-refundable) $100.00
  • Tuition per Unit for Supervisor in Training (SIT) Units 1, 2, 3, or 4 $900.00
  • Tuition per Unit for Clinical Pastoral Education Units 1, 2, 3, or 4 $900.00
  • Technology Fee per unit* $25.00

*Technology Fee – if a student cancels prior to the unit start date this fee will be refunded.

Other Fees:

  • Returned Check Fee $50.00
  • Certificate of Completion Replacement Fee $50.00

Payment Methods:

Tuition is paid during the enrollment process by credit/debit card only. Telephone payments will not be accepted.


Cancellation and Refund Policy

The Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT) has developed this refund policy to clearly identify the refund due if the student cancels, withdraws, or is terminated from the program or if ICPT cancels a unit.

  1. Definitions
    1. ICPT cancellation – ICPT cancels a unit prior to the start date.
    2. Student cancellation – The student cancels and/or no-shows and fails to begin the unit on the scheduled start date.
    3. Student withdrawal – A student will be withdrawn if the following occurs:
      1. Failure to submit two (2) consecutive required assignments;
      2. missing two (2) consecutive video group meetings and/or supervisory coaching sessions;
      3. failure to post on the discussion board in their cohort within the ICPT Learning Center for two (2) consecutive weeks; and/or
      4. failure to adhere to ICPT’s policies and procedures published in the student handbook.
    4. Student termination – ICPT terminates the student for cause.
    5. Last day of Attendance (LDA) – The last date the student submitted a required assignment, participated in a supervisory session, or participated in a discussion forum.
    6. Date of Determination (DOD) –The date the student gives written or verbal notice to the institution or the date the institution terminates the student by applying the instructions attendance, conduct, or satisfactory academic progress policy.
  2. Refunds
    1. Rejection of an applicant – If an applicant is rejected by ICPT following submission of the New Student Application form a full refund of all monies will be paid less the Application Fee of $75.
    2. Program cancellation – If ICPT cancels a unit subsequent to the student’s enrollment, all monies paid will be refunded.
    3. Student withdrawal prior to the start of class or no show – If a student, accepted for Enrollment by ICPT withdraws prior to the start of class, they will receive a refund of the $25 Technology Fee and all Tuition monies paid less the $75 Application Fee and the $100 Enrollment Registration Fee.
  3. Withdrawal or Termination after the Start Date of a Unit Refund amounts will be based on the students LDA
    1. Student withdrawal A student will be withdrawn if the following occurs:
      1. Failure to submit two (2) consecutive required assignments;
      2. missing two (2) consecutive video group meetings and/or supervisory coaching sessions;
      3. failure to post on the discussion board in their cohort within the ICPT Learning Center for two (2) consecutive weeks; and/or
      4. failure to adhere to ICPT’s policies and procedures published in the student handbook.
  4. Refund Amounts
    1. First week of the unit – The student will be refunded 90% of the tuition paid. ICPT will retain the Application, Enrollment Registration and Technology fees.
    2. Beginning of the second week of the unit through the end of the sixth week (day 8 through day 42) ICPT will retain the Application, Enrollment Registration and Technology fees; plus, a pro rata portion of the tuition for the unit and 10% of the unearned tuition for an administrative withdrawal fee.
    3. After the sixth week (day 43 forward) – There is no refund. The student is responsible for all tuition and fees.
    4. Refunds will be processed within 45 days from the date of determination via the method of payment utilized by the student (e.g. debit/credit card or check (if applicable). ICPT is not responsible for lost checks.