Application Information

You may apply to our CPE Program by downloading an application form. PDF document

Mail your completed application to:

Rev. Terry Culbertson
Department of Spiritual Care
Upstate Medical University
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Application Tips

  • A face-to-face interview is required to apply for our program.
  • The application form requires a fair amount of information, so plan enough time to write at sufficient length to answer the applicant questions.
  • Remember to include full names, addresses, email and phone numbers for each professional, academic and personal reference. Our program also requires a reference from the designated authority of your faith tradition to whom you are accountable.
  • Remember to sign and date your application. There is no fee to apply.
  • Additional information is required for international applicants. Please follow the instructions carefully on the ACPE application. International applicants may need to contact the national ACPE office for additional assistance.
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