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Teaching Internship (COUC 970)

Application Deadline

 Deadlines are non-negotiable.

The Summer 2020 Deadline has passed. 

Upcoming internship application deadlines:

  • Summer 2020: March 16, 2020
  • Fall 2020: July 20, 2020
  • Spring 2021: December 7, 2020
  • Summer 2021: March 15, 2021


Purpose: The doctoral internships provide students with supervised experiences activities of regularly employed professionally in the field of counselor education. Under the guidance of faculty, the primary focus of the Teaching Internship is to help doctoral students learn the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required for ethical and competent practice in their role of educating counselor trainees in the field of counselor educations. Students should review the Ph.D. Teaching and Supervision Internship Manual for detailed information.


Prerequisites: To be adequately prepared for this course, the student must have completed Advanced Theory Application (COUC 715), Issues in Integration (COUC 730), Advanced Research Design (COUC 740), Advanced Multivariate Statistics & Quantitative (COUC 745), Instruction in Counselor Education (COUC 747), and Practicum (COUC 998) with a B or above and passed the Ph.D. Qualifying Exam (COUN 969) to be approved.

Prerequisite courses are non-negotiable and must be completed prior to the start of the Internship.

Teaching Internship Approval Process

Doctoral students interested in registering for a Teaching Internship will submit your request using the submission portal by the application deadline. You will need the following paperwork:

  • Liability Insurance Face Sheet
  • Course and Time Preferences (list three)

Once you have completed the necessary steps, you will receive an email from phdintership@liberty.edu to indicate that your request has been received. Please note that while we will make every attempt to honor your course and time preferences we cannot guarantee that we can accommodate your first choice.