Alumni of the MDiv Degree Program are employed as chaplains in hospitals and take leadership roles in their local spiritual communities. MA Degree Program alumni continue into Religious Studies PhD Programs or work as translators at Dharma Centers. In addition, many graduates of both programs continue to offer service locally to Maitripa College as well as to the FPMT as employees, volunteers, and teachers. Here are some of their stories.

Karl Schmid (MA)

KARL SCHMID is completing his PhD in the Religion program at Emory University. He credits Maitripa College with helping him discover [...]

Updates & Additional News:

(May 2019). Podcast: Carl Jensen, Maitripa College Alumnus and Board Certified Chaplain, sat down with Kate Macdonald (Maitripa College staff) and Andrew Hughes (student) to share his journey of becoming a Buddhist, and his insight into life as a working Chaplain at Providence Hospital. >More and to Listen to the Podcast

(August 2017). Congratulations to Maitripa College Master of Divinity students JULIE DREYER and DAVID REEB, Maitripa College Master of Divinity students who were celebrated this week for their accomplishments in completing rigorous Clinical Pastoral Education programs. >News Report and Photos

(May 2016). 2016 Graduate DAVID LANGLER was offered a position as Program Manager at the Mind and Life Institute and begins service there this month.

(April 2016). 2015 Graduate KRISTEN MULLEN was offered a position and will begin service as an Associate Chaplain this Fall at Legacy Emmanuel Hospital in Portland.