About The Degree-Seeking Program

The Degree-seeking program “incorporates an Internship Program and includes college credits through a partnership with Evangel University. Interns can enroll in online courses for credit in conjunction with their internship experience. Various online bachelor’s degree options are available. 

Our heart is not to delegate tasks but to give each person engaging opportunities to grow their leadership. This program is more than training; it’s discipleship-building. With the support of the CPC staff and Evangel University, interns will discover and walk in their calling by participating weekly in hands-on ministry experiences.

Enrollment is now open! 

Fall Semester: August-December 2022

Spring Semester: January-May 2023


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What To Expect

You will grow personally, spiritually and professionally all while being encouraged to discover and develop your gifts to the fullest. Through the CPLC Leadership + Tract, not only do you get the full college experience through Evangel University, you will also experience all aspects of ministry and the day-to-day functions of the church as a whole.

We will help you pursue and fully uncover your God-given gifts and talents, work to develop those fully, and devote them to a lifetime of learning, serving, and honoring God. You will thrive in an atmosphere that will provide structure and stimulate you mentally and spiritually.

Take a step of faith—apply today!

Frequently Asked Questions 


Are There Any Requirements To Participate In The Internship?

You must be enrolled in the CPLC program, possess a strong work ethic, be approved by the Internship Director, and pass a background check. 

How Many Hours Will I Be Working?

Interns will spend roughly 20-25 hours per week. All interns must be present on Sunday mornings and other hours depending on what path option you choose. Additional service hours will be required based on the area of ministry. 

How Long Is The Internship Term?

The Internship lasts from August of the current year through May of the succeeding year. This includes holiday breaks around noted holidays.

Are Internships Paid?

This is a volunteer internship program. Interns are not employees or independent contractors. No wages, insurance, or other compensatory benefits will be provided.

Can I Work An Outside, Part-Time Job?

In most cases, you will be able to have an outside part-time job while enrolled in CPLC.

Is Housing Provided?

Housing is not provided. There are many options for housing, but it is ultimately the intern’s responsibility to find a place to live.

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