The Art of
The Art of
learn to be a chaplain
Learn the art of providing S.A.C.R.E.D. care through our chaplaincy programs.* With the expertise provided by Sr. Chaplain Ken Schlenker, founder of CAREForce, students who complete our chaplaincy programs will gain a strong Spiritual foundation, have the commitment to be Available any time, become Credible and worthy of being trusted, learn to be Relational, always looking out for the well-being of others, develop their Empathetic ability, and be able to serve in a Diverse environment without prejudice or judgement.
*Approved by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) on Feb. 13, 2018, pending approval by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) Board of Commissioners, expected in June 2018.
certificate in chaplaincy (CC)
The Certificate in Chaplaincy (CC) prepares the student to provide chaplain services within secular environments such as sports, marketplace, disaster, community, and faith-based ministries. In this program, you will learn to identify the diversity of ministry service contexts available in the 21st century. You will be able to recognize the issues that arise from a critical incident and understand the types of critical incident stress management (CISM) intervention responses.
19 Credit Hours – Over 1 Year to Completion
master of arts in chaplaincy (MAC)
The Master of Arts in Chaplaincy (MAC) is designed to equip those within a broad spectrum of Chaplain service, such as those involved with community (faith-based) or public safety roles. You will gain an understanding of hyper-vigilance and its associated negative consequences. You will be able to utilize suicide prevention, intervention and postvention skills that meet international standards. You will also acquire critical incident stress management skills and understand the usage of incident command systems (ICS) for large scale, multi-agency/multi-jurisdiction incidents.
46 Credit Hours – Over 2 Years to Completion
MASTER OF ARTS IN MILITARY CHAPLAINCY (MAMC)
Designed to provide advanced preparation for service as a military chaplain, this program fulfills the Department of Defense 1304.28 educational requirements for Military Chaplaincy. An offering of systematic theology, Bible exposition, biblical hermeneutics and ministry skills coursework will prepare you to enter military service as an effective chaplain, equipped to prepare and deliver sermons and studies based on sound exegetical principles, able to address the unique issues specific to the armed forces, and demonstrate servant-leadership.
75 Credit Hours – Over 3 Years to Completion
Three Reasons to Study at Grace
Grace is AFFORDABLE
At Grace, we believe you shouldn’t have to leave school with a degree wrapped in debt. With tuition rates 50% less than the average, Grace works hard to provide the highest-quality theological education at a price you can afford.
Grace is ACCESSIBLE
There’s no need to pack up and move to finish your education. Whether you choose the convenience of our 100% online degree programs or the proximity of our extension sites, your classroom is right where you need it. We’re the seminary without walls, building disciples without limits.
Grace is ATTAINABLE
We understand how busy life can be and the balancing act required to nourish your spiritual growth, your family, and your ministry. That’s why we’ve developed a simple building block system that enables you to pursue your degree at a manageable pace. Get the training you need without sacrificing the ministry you love.
A Winning Combination
Sharing Christ to a Hurting World
– Sharon Simmons, Grace Student
Video testimonial from CAREForce