The Mentored Practice program is directed by Dr. Steve Lewis, who leads teams consisting of the students, qualified mentors, and the practice sites. An active lay teaching committee may also be involved. The Master of Divinity degree requires at least six credits of Mentored Practice that includes on-site work together with on-campus seminars.
Students must be enrolled in the Master of Divinity degree program. They must have completed the course on Ministry and Leadership Studies (MLS 1501) called Reflective Practice. They must have undergone background checks that follow BTS guidelines outlined in the Criminal Background Check Policy.