As an MDiv student, Field Education will be an important component of your MDiv degree program. You must complete one internship or one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education to meet your minimum field education requirement. However, you may wish to pursue a more robust field education plan, combining multiple field education experiences. The Field Education program at SFTS is coordinated through the Office of the Dean. Two plans are available for completing your field education requirement.
Below are the steps to follow to design your unique field education plan:
Any accredited Clinical Pastoral Education program, including the SFTS curriculum-based CPE program, is eligible to be considered an approved field education site for an SFTS intern. If you are considering a church, nonprofit, or other alternative ministry setting, you will want to look for the following qualities:
Those in the ordination process with a denomination would be wise to gain the approval of a site from the governing body overseeing the process before agreeing to an internship there. Failure to do so will not disqualify the site as a possibility for the SFTS program but may result in extra work for the student.
Internship Information Packet
2020 Fall Field Education Syllabus
Supervisor Information Packet
Supervised Practice Ministry Agreement Form
First Internship Evaluation Form
Mid-Internship Evaluation Form
Final Internship Evaluation Form
Assessment of Intern Supervisor Form
Sermon Evaluation Form
Service of Recognition Form