Certificate in Pastoral Counselor

Certificate in Pastoral Counselor (CPC) is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to provide counseling services within a pastoral setting. The program typically includes coursework in theology, counseling theories and techniques, and ethics. Upon completion of the program, students may be qualified to work as pastoral counselors in a variety of settings, including churches, non-profit organizations, and private practice.


This certificate is offered 100% online, anytime and anywhere, complete you studies from the comfort of your home. All intensive courses are completed 100% online with a one month format courses.

Students can enroll any day of the week in one-month-intensive-courses and the course ends within 30 days from the enrollment date.

All intensive courses contains reading content and a final exam or a final research based paper.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion of this Certificate program, students will have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide counseling services within a pastoral setting, including a foundation in theology, counseling theories and techniques, and ethics, and will be qualified to work as pastoral counselors in a variety of settings such as churches and non-profit organizations.

Admission Requirements

For admission, students are required to:

  1. Complete the online Application at this link; and,
  2. Agree with the Terms of  Exodus University.

Featured Courses

Certificate CoursesCreditsNumber
Certificate Course3CERT 200
Introduction to Online Learning3CERT 201
Introduction to Theology3CERT 202

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Certificate Tuition

Tuition & Fees

Certificate Programs

The basic costs listed here reflect the average total and are intended to be a planning guide for new students and their parents. As applicable, tuition, costs, and fees are subject to change without notice.

Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll help with the rest. Our convenient online application form only takes 2 minutes to complete.

After you submit your application, an admissions representative will review your eligibility and will contact you within 24 hours.

Once you’ve completed your application and connected with an admissions representative, you’re ready to start with your first course.