Internship – Children’s and Family Ministry

Course number: DEPS3503 • Credit hours: 6 hrs


Distance Education Course: Internship is an eight-month placement designed to develop the practical skills needed in the area of church or para-church ministry.

Course Description: The third year internship is the professional placement that provides the backbone of experience for those planning to enter full-time church work or parachurch work. The intern will be involved in a variety of experiences so that he or she will be better equipped to serve in a multiplicity of ministry environments. A detailed process of evaluation, reflection, feedback and mentoring helps integrate learning and maximize the educational experience. Students are required to complete a minimum of 400 hours of service in the local church or parachurch setting.