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Degrees and Programs

Pursue the education right for you

Our programs are flexible — you can take courses on campus or online. Find the one that best fits your call.

Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

Master of Divinity (M.Div.) programs have flexibility, including the Distributed Learning option, which allows you to complete your degree from virtually anywhere.

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Master of Arts (M.A.)

Master of Arts (M.A.) degree offers seven areas of concentration in academic and professional fields, including the Distributed Learning option for Children, Youth and Family. 

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M.A. Dual Degrees

Dual-degree programs in Marriage and Family Therapy (with St. Mary’s University) or Social Work (with Augsburg College) complement an M.A. in theological studies.

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Master of Theology (M.Th.)

M.Th. candidates have already earned a Master of Arts, Master of Divinity, or Bachelor of Divinity degree, and are interested in advanced inquiry in one of seven areas.

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Doctoral Degrees (D.Min. and Ph.D.)

D.Min. programs in Biblical Preaching and Congregational Mission and Leadership.

Luther Seminary plans to launch a revised Ph.D. program in the fall of 2017.

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Graduate Certificates

Non-degree and graduate certificate programs equip leaders for specialized ministry.

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Student awards

Each year, Luther Seminary students receive awards recognizing outstanding achievement in and out of the classroom.

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In-residence programs

Artist-in-residence and musician-in-residence programs

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