Internship Requirements Policy

Students are required to complete 300 hours of clinical ministry.

  • Students affiliated with a residential center will have students fulfill their clinical hours in said location, unless other arrangements have been established
  • Students affiliated with an online (distance education) center are allowed to complete their clinical ministry in an internship site. There can include one or more of multiple sites: hospital, hospice, law enforcement, nursing home, mental health facility, etc.

Internship Manual is available in the Student and Supervisor/Educator’s Handbook.

Background Check Requirements:

  • Students will be required to provide evidence of a current background check unless covered by the Internship site
  • Students living outside the United States are not required to provide a background check but are encouraged to do so.
  • Recommended Sources: Clear Checks¬†and Clearstar.net

Student Files: Students completing an internship outside the residential setting must have a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which is provided in the Guidelines for Internship and maintained in the student files in SharePoint.