Pastoral Care (Cert)
Why choose the Certificate in Pastoral Care?
Encourage the wellbeing of others as they navigate various stages of their lives by offering them effective emotional, spiritual and practical support. Pastoral ministers take a leadership role in churches, prisons, hospitals and elsewhere in the community. From teaching Sunday school to being there for someone going through tough times, pastoral ministers provide invaluable care and counseling. During your practicum, you’ll acquire the interpersonal and group facilitation skills you need to be a significant support. By completing the certificate in Pastoral Ministry, you’ll be well-placed to work towards your Bachelor’s degree in Theological Studies.
Minimum cut-off averages and course requirements
- Quebec CEGEP: DEC
- High School: C+
- International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma: 26
- Baccalauréat français: 11
- British system of education (GCE):
- A-levels: At least two A-level exams CD or
- AS-levels: At least 4 AS-level exams with equivalent results or
- BTEC: Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in a related subject area with equivalent results
- Additional information for British System of Education (GCE) applicants
- University Transfers (internal/external): C
Course requirements for admission
None. You must meet Concordia’s minimum admission requirements.
Additional requirements for admission
- Letter of intent
Applicants to the certificate in Pastoral Care must submit a letter of intent to the Department of Theological Studies:
Department of Theological Studies
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W. (D 103)
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8
Tel: 514-848-2424, ext. 2475
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.
We consider complete applications year round and we give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines. Late applications will be considered if places are still available for the fall term only.
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- Church leadership
- Religious education
- Pastoral counseling
- Spiritual guidance