Courses Offered

One unit of CPE consists of at least 400 hours of supervised clinical practice. The average number of students accepted per CPE unit is four to seven people.

Throughout the year, the following CPE course work is offered:

  • Level I and Level II CPE
  • Full-time Summer CPE (40 hours per week for 11 weeks, plus on-call duty)
  • Extended CPE (approximately 24 hours per week for 19 weeks, plus on-call duty) during Fall-Winter and Winter-Spring.

Please see our CPE Program Schedule for more information.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center CPE Program is a Satellite of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles CPE Program, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323-361-2482), which is accredited to offer Level I, Level II and Supervisory Education by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE), One West Court Square, Suite 325, Decatur, GA 30030. Tel: 404.320.1472; Fax: 404.320.0849, Email:

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