How To Apply

To apply to the School of Clinical Pastoral Education, please follow these steps:

Complete two application forms:

  1. CPE Application
  2. Sentara Supplemental Application

Submit both applications and $35 non-refundable application fee to: 

School of CPE Admissions
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
Raleigh Building, Suite 203
600 Gresham Drive
Norfolk, VA 23507

  • Send the Transcript Request Form to relevant academic institutions.
  • Ask your references to send letters of recommendation to the above address or via email, sxcross@sentara.com. The letters should speak to your suitability for hospital ministry and to your ability for personal and professional growth in an experiential educational environment that utilizes a clinical method of learning. 
  • Arrange for submission of any other relevant documents as required by the Admission Policy.