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Renewals and CEUs 

Renewal Requirements:

1. Renewal fee of $75.00 each year

2. No change in status or a review

3. Meet CEU requirement for level

Yearly renewal and CEU requirements vary depending on level of credentials.

To qualify the chaplain must not have had any complaints lodged against them in the past year nor a change in their church affiliation. If there is a change in either area in the past twelve months a review is required prior to renewal.

CEU (Continuing Educational Units) Requirements by Levels per year -

  • Sponsor Level - No CEUs required
  • Entrance Level - 5 CEUs required on file 

  • Intermediate Level - 8 CEUs required on file

  • Professional Level - 10 CEUs required on file

  • Senior/Trainer Level - 10 CEUs required on file

  • Division Staff Level -10 CEUs required on file

*CEUs must be field related

A CEU unit is ten contact hours of participation in an organized educational experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction and qualified instruction. For example: 10 training hours usually equals 1.0 CEU but each unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) equals 2 CEUs. Credit will be given to online CEUs.

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Director of Occupational Chaplains

OCA Director William Dillon  
Phone: 870-814-0901


All applications are to be sent to:

Brandi Hood Administrative Assistant

913 Mallard Lake Dr.

Baldwyn MS 38824

Phone: 662-346-3239


OCA is an endorsed project of the UPCI in the Office of Education and Endorsements 

36 Research Park Court, Weldon, Spring MO 63304