Application Information

Clinical Pastoral Education

To apply for ACPE Certified CPE

To apply for the Clinical Pastoral Education Program at Legacy Health, print and complete the ACPE application form and submit along with the required supporting information and $50 application fee. If you are interested in applying for multiple programs, you must submit a separate completed application for each program you are applying for.

A preferred residency candidate will have acquired all three of the following qualifications:

  • At least one unit of ACPE certified CPE
  • M.Div (or comparable degree)
  • Ordination

Applications may be emailed to or sent via postal mail.

Application fees may be paid by card over the phone by calling the CPE Program Coordinator, Lori Rice, at 503-413-4151, or paid by check (payable to Legacy Health CPE) sent via postal mail.

Mailing address:

Emanuel Spiritual Care
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
2801 N. Gantenbein Ave.
Portland, OR 97227

We do not have any application deadlines. We operate on a rolling admissions process and we are always accepting applications for any program that has not yet been filled. For a list of open programs please see our CPE Program Schedule.