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Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Saint Joseph's College of Maine


Saint Joseph’s College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college for men and women of all faiths and ages. The 474-acre campus, on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine, is in view of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range of the White Mountains. With the shoreline of Sebago Lake, the White Mountains, the beautiful Maine coastline, and an average enrollment of nearly 2,000 students each year, Saint Joseph’s offers a close-knit campus with (postcard-worthy) space to explore.

Mission Statement

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and animated by the vision of Catherine McAuley, is a Catholic college in the liberal arts tradition distinguished by its welcoming community. We foster an ongoing dialogue between faith and reason so as to prepare our learners to live meaningful lives that improve the world around them.

Qualifying Programs for NACC Certification

The following programs satisfy the academic prerequisites for initial certification.

Board Certified Chaplain (BCC, BCC-VA) – MA in Theology Degrees with three options for specializations below

  • MA Pastoral Theology (Online)
  • MA Sacred Theology (Online)
  • MA Advanced Diaconal Studies (Online)
  • MDiv (Online)

Certified Associate Chaplain (CAC)


Steven Bridge
Program Director and Chair of Theology
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