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Supervised Ministry Practicum (SMP)


The Supervised Ministry Practicum (SMP) is a required component of the MLD courses (DVML 625 & 725). While a student may register for a MLD course, he/she can begin the course only when their proposal of the SMP site and mentor has gained approval. Students must submit proposals for SMP sites and mentors to the MLD Office for review and approval by July 1 of the year in which they intend to begin the MLD sequence of courses. Proposals must include the following:

Dr. Fuller will review a proposal only when all required materials have been received in the MLD Office. 


  • Forthcoming



The MLD Office is located in Divinity Hall N224. The office phone number is (205) 726-2374.

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