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Institute of Pastoral Studies
Lewis Towers, Suite 630
111 East Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Pastoral Counseling Certificate
Pastoral counseling at IPS is understood as professional therapeutic ministry. This ministry is pursued with a vision of the human person that includes insights from the human sciences as well as religious and spiritual dimensions of life. Often, but not always, pastoral counseling takes place in a setting that reflects a spiritually-oriented environment.
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:
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999