Are you called to share the presence of Christ with those in challenging circumstances? Have you seen yourself as a volunteer or part-time Ministry chaplain? The ministry chaplain program is ideal for volunteers who are trained and licensed as clergy to serve at hospitals, fire departments, police stations, businesses, and many more places. (Career Chaplain need credentials degrees usually including a Master Degree)

The Licensed Chaplain Minister is a clergy role with a 16 credit training program that gives you the necessary skills of ministry. The Licensed Chaplain Minister is licensed as a clergy member equipped for the duties of a licensed minister and the duties of a ministry chaplain, including doing wedding and funerals.

The Licensed Chaplain Minister credential is for those who are volunteer or part-time ministers. Maybe you are a non-licensed minister in a church or ministry, and you believe a licensed clergy status will help you serve better. Perhaps you are testing the ministry waters out, and this program will launch you for even more study of ministry on your way to ordained clergy roles with Christian Leaders Alliance.

Licensed Ministry Chaplain Program (16 Credits)

Ministry Training

Getting Started Class (0 Credits)
Connections (3 Credits)
Christian Basics (3 Credits)
Ministry 101 (3 Credits)
Influence Smart (1 Credit)
Introduction to Chaplaincy/Chatplaincy (3 credits)
Wedding Officiant Skills (1 Credit)
Officiant Ministry Skills (2 Credits)
Licensed Ministry Chaplain Class (0 Credits)

Total:  16 Credits


You will need two recommendations concerning your character and calling for this clergy role.


The Christian Leaders Alliance will recognize you as a licensed clergy member, and your profile will be on the Christian Leaders Alliance website. This credential qualifies you to serve as a ministry chaplain.

This program adds a three-credit Introduction of Chaplaincy course. This clergy status is designed especially for volunteer chaplains at prisons, hospitals, businesses, police, or fire departments. You will be licensed for the following roles:

  • Ministry Chaplaincy
  • Weddings
  • Baptisms and Dedications
  • Funerals
  • The Lord’s Supper
  • Professions of Faith
  • Confessions of Sin
  • Forgiveness Prayers and Ceremonies
  • Anointing Ceremonies
  • Care Facilities Visits
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Master of Ceremony Events


  • This program has actual Christian leader training. Most online licensing or ordination websites for clergy just send you a piece of paper that says you are now clergy.
  • When you complete this program of study and complete the certification course, you will be awarded your licensed credentials that will be posted by the Christian Leaders Institute global graduate directory. The training is free, and the actual posting of the licensed credential is free. The generosity of vision partners supports both.
  • Government officials can look up your name as a licensed clergy member.
  • You are introduced to the world of ministry training and may discern whether you want to continue with more training and credential levels.
  • As you complete this course, you will be permitted to order one of three clergy credential packages. Check here for more details.