The NACM Official Christian Chaplaincy Course

The NACM CHRISTIAN CHAPLAINCY COURSE is a thorough, practically equipping, inspiring and confirming preparation to be an effective volunteer or community chaplain (nursing home; jail; hospital volunteer; disaster; street; etc.).  It is also excellent training for any Christian or Christian minister, chaplain or not, who is led to minister to hurting people, whatever the cause or crisis.


  • This is an online, self-paced course (no deadlines).  Work around life & ministry involvements


  • 2 excellent textbooks are required (often used in Christian colleges/seminaries for chaplaincy training)


  • The course is designed to be interactive with others taking the course, and your course instructor


  • TUITION: $59.95  [NACM members get a 20% discount: $47.96].  Type in the discount code box when registering:  NACMDISCOUNT (all caps/all one word)


  • NACM Ordained Ministers completing this course qualify for NACM Chaplain licensing (credentials)


  • This course can also be a step towards becoming a board-certified professional chaplain (based upon certifying board’s requirements, including CPE (*Clinical Pastoral Education: offered to NACM members thru Chaplain Ron Ringo of Eagles’ Wings CPE Training) and other requirements (such as required by WSHO, accredited certifying board for professional chaplains:


    • *See NACM Chaplaincy Program for details



  • WHEN REGISTERING:  first read COURSE DESCRIPTION on chaplaincy course introductory webpage; when ready to take course, click on the words   TAKE  COURSE  on that webpage to start registration process


  • WHEN REGISTERING: it will ask you if you have an account (for the chaplaincy course) or not (this does NOT refer to your NACM website membership account): SO PLEASE CHOOSE – “I DON’T HAVE AN ACCOUNT” and create a new account just for this course.


  • QUESTIONS or registration problems:  contact Chaplaincy Program Facilitator, Rev Rodger Niemeier below:


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