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Fuller’s Chaplaincy Programs

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Chaplaincy is the fastest-growing area of specialized Christian ministry in North America, offering the chance to provide spiritual care in new ways to diverse populations. Find out more about Fuller’s two chaplaincy degree programs below.

Master of Arts in Chaplaincy

The MA in Chaplaincy (MAC) is Fuller’s new cohort-centered, two-year degree program designed for those who wish to work in the following areas of chaplaincy:

  • Hospital
  • Hospice
  • Corporate
  • Sports
  • Schools and Higher Education
  • Advocacy
  • Non-Federal Prison
  • Veterinary/Pet 
  • Other Health Care

Master of Divinity

with a Chaplaincy Concentration

The Master of Divinity (MDiv) is Fuller’s flagship degree program for congregational leadership and the required degree for some forms of chaplaincy, including the following:

  • Military
  • Federal Prison

Fuller’s MDiv offers a Chaplaincy concentration to focus your studies and gain specific preparation for military or prison chaplaincy.

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How Do You Become a Chaplain?

Are you feeling a call to chaplaincy, but wondering how exactly you become a chaplain? In this free download, view the specific requirements for the main types of chaplaincy in an easy-to-read chart.

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