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Certified Master Chaplain (CMC)

About Us / Mission:

The American Board for Certified Master Chaplains (ABCMC) is an interfaith, professional association board dedicated to supporting and developing homeland security-related aspects of chaplaincy. This focused mission is realized through the dedication and professionalism of ABCMC leaders and members combined with the existing organizational infrastructure and resources available through The American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS) – the parent organization of the ABCMC.

ABCMC Distinctives:

We offer the following unique career-development opportunities to all interested parties including currently practicing chaplains from various religious backgrounds along with lay people at the highest possible quality levels:

  • Advanced-level professional credentialing such as the Certified Master Chaplain (CMC) designation
  • Relevant and timely continuing education / training opportunities
  • Nationwide advocacy within the field of homeland security-related chaplaincy for the advancement of:
    • Methods, best practices, and research studies of spiritual and psychological care and support
Our Current & Future Members:

As a multidisciplinary professional network, the ABCMC has welcomed chaplains working in all specializations into its ranks for many years. In addition, we continue to warmly invite presently active chaplains from all backgrounds and those individuals aspiring to become chaplains in the future to soon join our association in order to seek Certified Master Chaplain (CMC) status and enhance our organization further.

CMC-qualified professionals are committed to and presently providing critically needed spiritual care, psychological support, and intervention services to victims of crisis and traumatic events of all kinds throughout the nation. Such specialized chaplains serve in a wide variety of venues including but not limited to:

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire/Rescue
  • Forensics
  • Homeland Security
  • Hospice
  • Hospital
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mental Health
  • Military
  • School/University
  • Workplace


Board Members

Vice Chair
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