Clinical Pastoral Education Center

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Empowering and teaching pastoral leaders

The Allina Health Clinical Pastoral Education Center, recognized as a premiere ACPE-accredited training site, offers all levels of clinical pastoral education in a challenging and supportive educational environment.

Students in the program experience spiritual and personal growth and develop professional expertise as spiritual caregivers, as they minister to patients and their loved ones.

Now accepting applications for residency and summer internships

Our Mission

The Allina Health Clinical Pastoral Education Center fosters an engaged learning community, where supervised students practice the art of reflective ministry and experience personal and professional growth and integration, for the purpose of:

  • providing quality, collaborative spiritual care to patients, families, and staff;
  • preparing theologically grounded, prophetic, pastoral leaders;
  • and promoting wellness and healing in the communities our students serve.