We are excited that you are thinking about pursuing your call to be a leader in a Christian community. In addition to applying to Luther Seminary, Master of Divinity at Luther Seminary students are required to go through a candidacy process, according to the church body in which they are preparing to serve. The Student Resource Center can help you navigate this process.
Along with our on campus options, you can choose to pursue your degree from home through our Distributed Learning (DL) program. The DL program enables you to pursue your degree at your own pace, from just about anywhere.
Graduation requirements for the M.Div. degree:
- 30 courses including Contextual Learning (internship, Christian Public Leader, clinical pastoral education and cross-cultural education)
- Scripture and Its Witnesses
- Thinking Theologically and Confessing Publicly
- Leading Christian Communities in Mission
- Biblical Hebrew
- Law and Narrative
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Transcripts: Please request official transcripts from every college or university from which you have received credit.
- Resume: Please submit a resume with relevant vocational, ministry, leadership and service experience (no more than 2 pages) – you will submit this through your online application portal.
- Recommendations: At the time of submitting your online application, you will be asked to provide contact information for three recommenders.
- Authorization for release form – you will submit this through your online application portal.
- ELCA only – Email confirmation from your candidacy committee that your entrance interview has been scheduled with indicated date of entrance interview
International1850 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1850 USD per module during 48 months.
National1850 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1850 USD per module during 48 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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